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College of William and Mary - Associate Prof. - New Media Ecologies (American Studies)[]

University of California, Berkeley - Tenured Assoc./Full Professor, History and Theory of Rhetoric[]

The Department of Rhetoric at the University of California, Berkeley seeks to appoint a tenured professor (at the rank of Associate or Full Professor) in the area of History and Theory of Rhetoric, beginning July 1, 2014. Minimum qualification required is a Ph.D. or equivalent. Additional qualifications are an excellent research profile and outstanding record of scholarship, and a strong record of teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Candidates should work in the history and theory of rhetoric, broadly conceived, and have a demonstrated commitment to the teaching of the rhetorical tradition to undergraduate and graduate students. Areas of scholarship could include: the classical rhetorical tradition and its varied receptions; modern rhetorical theory and its origins; and interdisciplinary approaches to the ancient world. Examples of research themes might include politics and political theory, theories of knowledge and epistemology, orality and literacy, literary theory. The Department is interested in candidates whose research and teaching include comparative and non-western dimensions of rhetoric and candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, and research. Candidates should send cover letter, CV, a writing sample of no more than thirty pages, and contact information for 3-5 people willing to submit letters of reference. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including those whose letters are provided via a dossier service or career center, to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality:

All application materials should be uploaded to the secure search portal at Applications close November 12, 2013. Questions pertaining to the application process can be directed to

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action employer and is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples and single parents (see for details).

MLA JIL 10/11/13

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Also posted at Rhetoric/Composition 2014