The Rhetoric Program in the Department of English at Carnegie Mellon seeks a specialist in Rhetoric at the rank of tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor beginning August in 2023.
We are looking for a new colleague with outstanding research promise and an emerging record of research in one or some combination of the following subfields: National and/or international rhetorics of race, ethnicity, and decolonization which may include African, Asian, Pacific, Chicanx/Latinx, and/or Indigenous rhetorics.
Candidates whose interests and experience also include professional/technical writing, digital humanities/rhetoric, and new media are strongly encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate will demonstrate an interest in teaching in our professional as well as academic programs. Our degree programs include a B.A. in Professional Writing, a B.S. in Technical Writing and Communication, an M.A. in Professional Writing, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Rhetoric. The rhetoric program also contributes courses to the English Department’s B.A. in English.
The English Department at Carnegie Mellon has an active DEI committee and initiatives that we encourage new faculty to contribute to. See https://www.cmu.edu/dietrich/english/dei/index.html.