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Visiting Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Media Studies (Full-time, (2) One year positions)

The Department of Rhetoric and Media Studies at Willamette University seeks full-time visiting assistant professor in rhetoric or media studies. The teaching load is five or six classes per year; applicants should expect to teach Persuasion, Propaganda and the Mass Media; and Public Speaking. Applicants should demonstrate teaching excellence and a commitment to continued research and publication.

Qualifications: Rank and Appointment: Visiting Assistant Professor (PhD) or Visiting Instructor (ABD).

The seven-member Department of Rhetoric and Media Studies offers a robust major, and offers coursework spanning sub-fields and qualitative methodologies. The student-faculty ratio is 10-1; class sizes vary from 16-25. To learn more about the department, faculty and students, please visit

About Willamette: Willamette University, founded in 1842, is the oldest institution of higher education in the Far West and has offered a major in environmental science since the 1970s. Situated in Oregon's capital city, Willamette includes the College of Liberal Arts (approximately 2,000 students), and graduate programs in Education, Law, and Management. The university is committed to living out its motto "Not unto ourselves alone are we born" by incorporating the principles of sustainability, social justice, and action. Salem is located in the center of the picturesque Willamette Valley, approximately an hour's drive from the Pacific Coast, the Cascade Mountains, and the cities of Portland and Eugene. For more information about Willamette, visit our website at

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Application Deadline: File review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Questions should be directed to: Robert Trapp,

Application Information
Contact: Human Resources
Willamette University
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