Postdoc Research Associate in Rhetoric and Professional Communication | Iowa State University - Military Veterans

at HERC - Central Midwest

Ames, Iowa

Position Information: Position Title: Postdoc Research Associate in Rhetoric and Professional Communication Appointment Type: Post Doc/Trainee Job Description: Summary of Duties and Responsibilities: The Department of English at Iowa State University seeks applicants for a postdoctoral scholar position in the field of rhetoric and professional communication with an emphasis on composition. This is a twelve-month appointment, renewable for up to one additional year. The position has a negotiable start date of August 1, 2021. The successful applicant will teach three courses per academic year. This postdoctoral scholar will support research-based innovation in ISUComm Foundation Courses, our writing program delivering first and second-year multimodal communication courses for all Iowa State undergraduates. This role will include opportunities to contribute to these areas: Collaborate on established research projects involving experimental learning design and longitudinal assessment for multimodal composition skills Support program-level diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives to improve faculty development efforts and student learning experiences Support training and mentoring of graduate research assistants and teaching assistants in the ISUComm Foundation Courses program Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in rhetoric and professional communication The successful applicant will also maintain an active research agenda and contribute to undergraduate and graduate degree programs in rhetoric and professional communication (see https://engl.iastate.edu/graduate-students/rhetoric-and-professional-communication/rpc/ ). Required Minimum Qualifications: Applications should have a Ph.D. in a relevant field (e.g., rhetoric, composition, professional communication, or similar) by August 1, 2021. Preferred Qualifications: We are especially interested in candidates with expertise and interests in any of the following areas: Communication and writing assessment Diversity, equity, and inclusion Instructional design, human-centered design, learning experience design Multimodal composition and writing program administration Applicants from historically excluded groups in the United States and scholars from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Proposed Start Date: August 1, 2021 Proposed End Date or Length of Term: July 31, 2022 Number of Months Employed Per Year: 12 Month Work Period Time Type: Full time Application Instructions: To apply for this position, please click on â??Applyâ?? and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following: 1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae 2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter 3) Contact Information for Three References 4) A representative sample of your research (dissertation chapter or other work) The candidate selected for hire may be requested to provide documentation to verify highest degree completed.   If you have questions regarding this application process, please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485. Original Posting Date: June 4, 2021 Posting Close Date: June 30, 2021 Job Requisition Number: R5185

Ames, Iowa

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