[Air-l] UW job ad

Philip Howard pnhoward at u.washington.edu
Fri Oct 6 11:26:38 PDT 2006

This job ad is for a post in rhetorical studies, and we would welcome
applications from people working on new media & society themes.

Dr. Philip N. Howard
Assistant Professor
Department of Communication
University of Washington 

Communication (Rhetorical Studies) - Assistant Professor 
The University of Washington seeks a tenure-track assistant professor or
advanced assistant professor in the area of rhetorical studies. Preference
will be given to candidates who have strong background in rhetorical theory,
critical rhetoric, public address, or argumentation, and a research area
that productively contributes to one or more of our areas of study (see

This is a full-time permanent position with a 9-month service period.
Applicants should have an ongoing program of research and be highly
qualified for undergraduate and graduate teaching. University of Washington
faculty engage in teaching, research, and service; more specifically,
faculty are expected to teach 4 courses during a three-quarter academic
year, conduct research, and supervise graduate students at the master's and
doctoral levels, as well as serving on Department and University committees.
Applicants must demonstrate a potential for excellence in teaching and
research and the ability to contribute to the Department's curriculum.
Experience mentoring students of under-represented groups would be highly
valued. Candidates must have earned or be close to completion of a Ph.D. by
September 2007. Candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum
vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, copies of teaching
evaluations, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation. 

The start date for this position is September 16, 2007. Applications will be
reviewed beginning November 1, 2006, and until the position is filled. Send
hard copy application material to: 

Professor Gerald Baldasty 
Department of Communication 
University of Washington 
Box 353740 
Seattle, WA 98195-3740 

The University of Washington is the largest and most active research
institution in the northwest with several extensive libraries and
substantial computing and support facilities. The Department of
Communication is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and
strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with
disabilities, and covered veterans. The University of Washington is an
affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

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