Department of Humanities
Assistant Professor of English

Full-time, tenure-track position in Technical/Professional Writing.

Appointment Date:
August 2013.

Ph.D. in English or related field is preferred (minimum ABD--Ph.D. to be completed by August 15, 2014). At least one-year teaching experience at the college level and the ability to teach composition are required.

Teaching four undergraduate courses each semester.

Rank and Salary:
Assistant Professor; competitive salary with excellent benefits.

Application Procedure:
Submit and electronic application in the form of a .pdf file that includes a letter of application, which addresses all requirements of the position; a statement describing a history of working with or demonstrated commitment to addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or other issues of historic marginalization; and a curriculum vitae, which includes contact information for three references.

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2012.

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For questions contact:
Peter T. Hadorn
Chair, Professional Writing Search and Screen Committee
Department of Humanities
University of Wisconsin-Platteville

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