dept. chair search

Cynthia Bernstein cbernstn at ANDURIL.MEMPHIS.EDU
Fri Dec 3 22:44:35 UTC 1999

English Department Chair
University of Memphis

The department invites applications and nominations for the position of
Chair.  Consisting of approximately 60 full-time faculty lines, the
department offers an undergraduate major and minor, an M.A. in
English (with concentrations in literature, technical writing, creative
writing, composition, language and linguistics, and ESL), an M.F.A. in
Creative Writing, and a Ph.D. in Writing and Language Studies (with
concentrations in composition studies, professional writing, applied
linguistics, and textual studies). The University of Memphis is a
comprehensive state university with an enrollment of approximately
20,000 students, including 450 undergraduate majors and 125 graduate
students in English. Qualifications: Ph.D. in English; undergraduate and

graduate teaching experience; outstanding publications; and experience
in academic administration. Candidates should qualify for rank of
professor. Salary competitive. Starting date negotiable. Committee will
begin reading applications 13 December 1999; applications will continue
to be considered until the position is filled. Minorities and women are
urged to apply. The University of Memphis is an EO/AA/Immigration
Reform Act employer. Letter of application, vita, and names and
addresses of five references to English Department Chair Search
Committee, 467 Patterson Hall, Memphis, TN 38152-6176.

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