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Appel à candidatures

Poste à l'Université d'État de l'Illinois

Cet appel à candidatures (en anglais seulement) a été lancé par l'Université d'État de l'Illinois :

Assistant Professor, Publishing Studies

Department of English

The Department of English at Illinois State University located in Normal, Illinois, seeks an Assistant Professor (tenure track, nine-month contract) with an active research and teaching record in Publishing Studies. The successful candidate will hold a PhD in Publishing Studies, English Studies, Media Studies, or a related field by August 2019. In keeping with ISU’s scholar-teacher model, the person hired will

• pursue a promising research or editorial/creative agenda in the histories and theories of publishing and digital publishing and editing;

• teach a 3/2 course load including core courses in our undergraduate Publishing Studies sequence;

• develop and teach courses in digital publishing and editing; have fluency in emergent digital publishing technologies and best practices;

• teach additional courses in support of the Department of English’s core required curriculum, as well as general education courses;

• mentor undergraduate Publishing Studies majors and graduate students and engage in recruitment, development, and community outreach activities as appropriate.

Professional experience in digital publishing is also desired.

To ensure full consideration, please complete and submit electronically the standard Illinois State University job application at

Additionally, please send electronically via Interfolio Faculty Search ( a letter of application, CV, and writing sample to the attention of Christopher C. De Santis, Chair, Department of English, Illinois State University. Also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be uploaded to Interfolio Faculty Search by recommenders.

Review of applications will begin October 26, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Interviews of selected applicants will be conducted via Skype or telephone. The appointment begins August 16, 2019.

The Department emphasizes an English Studies model in its undergraduate, MA, and PhD programs, and includes scholars in the fields of Children’s Literature, Composition, Creative Writing, English Education, Linguistics, Literary and Cultural Studies, Publishing Studies, Rhetoric, TESOL, and Technical Communication. Our Department faculty and graduate students are a community of diverse scholars who value collaborative and interdisciplinary work.

In addition, ISU is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. ISU recognizes that faculty, staff, and students with diverse identities and perspectives enrich the educational experiences of the entire campus and greater community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity, are especially welcomed to apply. For more information about ISU and our Department, please consult

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran. If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law, you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at 309-438-3383 or visit