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Herbert Postdoctoral Fellowships in Writing

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Herbert Postdoctoral Fellowships in Writing   

JOB TITLE:

Herbert Postdoctoral Fellowships in Writing

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Knoxville Tennessee United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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Description:

The Department of English at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, announces three new Herbert Postdoctoral Fellowship positions, pending funding, beginning in August 2024.
Herbert Fellows have a 3/3 course assignment in the Department of English teaching first-year composition and, depending on curricular needs and instructor qualifications, professional/technical communication or other writing-focused courses, plus 1/1 service in the Judith Anderson Herbert Writing Center, which may include supporting campus faculty approaches to writing instruction through professional development workshops, participating in community outreach with the Center's Flagship high school writing project, providing support for tutor training, engaging in writing-related research, or other activities.


Herbert Postdoctoral Fellowships are 1-year appointments, renewable up to 3 years with annual review, with a salary of $52,000, plus health and retirement benefits and a generous travel allowance.
In addition, Herbert Fellows receive mentorship and experience that will prepare them for careers involving writing center/writing program administration, writing in the disciplines, community-engaged writing, and/or professional/technical writing or writing instruction.


UT Knoxville is the flagship campus of the University of Tennessee system.
We are a Research-1 public university with over 25,000 undergraduate and 6,000 graduate students from over 100 countries.
Knoxville has a vibrant literary and arts scene, and a lively downtown.
Less than an hour's drive to the Great Smoky Mountains, the city is also home to several hundred acres of urban wilderness, the Knoxville Museum of Art, and Big Ears, the acclaimed avant-garde festival of film, music, and art.


Qualifications:

Applicants should have a Ph.
D.
in hand by August 1, 2024, in English or a related field, preferably with a specialization in rhetoric/composition, writing studies, writing centers, or professional/technical communication.
The Ph.
D.
must have been conferred within the last five years.
Candidates should have experience teaching university-level writing courses (e.
g.
, first-year composition, professional/technical communication; writing-intensive courses).
We're especially interested in applicants with teaching and/or research expertise in writing in the disciplines/writing across the curriculum, writing program administration, community engagement, or rhetorical traditions of under-represented groups.
The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.


Application Instructions:

Applications are due by Friday February 23, 2024.
To apply, submit a CV, cover letter detailing relevant experience and qualifications, and a list of three references, via Interfolio.
Letters of reference will be requested later for finalist candidates.
Review of applications will continue until positions are filled.


Address correspondence to:

Dr.
Kirsten Benson
Director, Judith Anderson Herbert Writing Center
The University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-0430
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edu

Position Details

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EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

52000 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707243031-1e573f7c713375b5512f8cfeb6ee01d9

LOCATION:

Tennessee United States

CITY:

Knoxville

Job Origin:

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Description:

The Department of English at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, announces three new Herbert Postdoctoral Fellowship positions, pending funding, beginning in August 2024. Herbert Fellows have a 3/3 course assignment in the Department of English teaching first-year composition and, depending on curricular needs and instructor qualifications, professional/technical communication or other writing-focused courses, plus 1/1 service in the Judith Anderson Herbert Writing Center, which may include supporting campus faculty approaches to writing instruction through professional development workshops, participating in community outreach with the Center's Flagship high school writing project, providing support for tutor training, engaging in writing-related research, or other activities.

Herbert Postdoctoral Fellowships are 1-year appointments, renewable up to 3 years with annual review, with a salary of $52,000, plus health and retirement benefits and a generous travel allowance. In addition, Herbert Fellows receive mentorship and experience that will prepare them for careers involving writing center/writing program administration, writing in the disciplines, community-engaged writing, and/or professional/technical writing or writing instruction.

UT Knoxville is the flagship campus of the University of Tennessee system. We are a Research-1 public university with over 25,000 undergraduate and 6,000 graduate students from over 100 countries. Knoxville has a vibrant literary and arts scene, and a lively downtown. Less than an hour's drive to the Great Smoky Mountains, the city is also home to several hundred acres of urban wilderness, the Knoxville Museum of Art, and Big Ears, the acclaimed avant-garde festival of film, music, and art.

Qualifications:

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in hand by August 1, 2024, in English or a related field, preferably with a specialization in rhetoric/composition, writing studies, writing centers, or professional/technical communication. The Ph.D. must have been conferred within the last five years. Candidates should have experience teaching university-level writing courses (e.g., first-year composition, professional/technical communication; writing-intensive courses). We're especially interested in applicants with teaching and/or research expertise in writing in the disciplines/writing across the curriculum, writing program administration, community engagement, or rhetorical traditions of under-represented groups. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.

Application Instructions:

Applications are due by Friday February 23, 2024. To apply, submit a CV, cover letter detailing relevant experience and qualifications, and a list of three references, via Interfolio. Letters of reference will be requested later for finalist candidates. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled.

Address correspondence to:

Dr. Kirsten Benson
Director, Judith Anderson Herbert Writing Center
The University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-0430
kbenson@utk.edu


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