Assistant Professor of English

Institution Name 
Virginia Military Institute
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
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Application Deadline 
March 15, 2019
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Opening for a tenure-track assistant professor with expertise in rhetoric and composition to teach three courses per semester, including Core and upper-level courses, in an interdisciplinary major with a central focus on rhetoric, beginning August 2019. Ph.D. required. Those with professional interest in classical rhetoric, civic engagement, and/or writing centers are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates must both fill out an on-line application at and submit required supporting materials (a letter of application, résumé, transcript, and three letters of recommendation) either by e-mail to or by mail to Dr. Emily Miller, Head, Department of English, Rhetoric, and Humanistic Studies, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA 24450. Review of applications will continue until the position has been filled. Preliminary interviews will be conducted via Skype. Virginia Military Institute is a state-supported undergraduate military college of engineering, the sciences, the humanities, and the social sciences with a strong emphasis on teaching excellence. Military experience is not required for faculty. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans to apply.

VMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against anyone because of race, color, religion, national origin, political affiliation, sex, age, or disability.  AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

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