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Visiting Professor in Communication Arts and Sciences - Rhetoric

The Department of Communication Arts and Sciences at The Pennsylvania State University seeks a visiting assistant, associate, or full professor for Fall and/or Spring semester of the 2017-2018 academic year. We are seeking candidates whose expertise focuses on queer rhetoric, gender and sexuality, argumentation, digital rhetoric, and/or global or transnational rhetoric. The successful applicant will participate in the intellectual life of the department and teach two courses per semester (a reduced load may be negotiated for individuals with sabbatical funding from their home institution or similar circumstances). Possible classes include argumentation, gender roles in communication, studies in public address, contemporary American political rhetoric, and/or an undergraduate or graduate seminar in the individual’s area of expertise. Applications must be submitted electronically and include a letter of application describing areas of expertise and teaching experience, along with a CV, and evidence of teaching excellence. Applicants should also identify three or more references, who may be contacted to provide letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The start date for the position for Fall semester is August, 2017. Inquiries may be directed to Professor Jon Nussbaum at Apply online at

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