Job Opportunity: Michigan State University, Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures

The Department of Writing, Rhetoric & American Cultures at Michigan State University seeks a colleague in Culturally Engaged Digital Humanities/Digital Rhetorics at the rank of Assistant Professor. This is an academic-year, tenure-system faculty appointment to begin August 16, 2018. Applicants are expected to hold a Ph.D. in rhetoric & writing or in a closely related field or discipline. The successful candidate will demonstrate a promising scholarly trajectory anchored by culturally-engaged research in digital humanities/digital rhetorics (including digital publishing), experience or interest in grant-seeking, engagement in culturally-sustaining teaching practices, and evidence of promise or interest in local and national service and/or leadership.

Review of applications will begin November 22, and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted electronically to the Michigan State University Human Resources web site: Posting #474620. Applications should include: a letter expressing interest in this position and describing qualifications and experience; a current curriculum vitae; a summary of your experience with diversity in the classroom and/or in your past or planned research endeavors, any experience mentoring diverse students or community outreach initiatives, and an explanation of how you will advance our goals of inclusive excellence; and, the names and email addresses of three potential referees. Contact Dr. Danielle DeVoss with questions.