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Subject:Visiting scholars invited From:Karla Kitalong <kitalong -at- MTU -dot- EDU> Date:Fri, 7 Oct 1994 10:06:51 -0400
| Visiting Research Scholars |
| in Rhetoric and Technical Communication |
| Michigan Technological University |
| 1995-1996 |
The Department of Humanities, Michigan Technological University,
invites applications for Visiting Research Scholars in Rhetoric
and Technical Communication for the 1995-1996 academic year. The
Department is nationally-recognized for programs in rhetoric and
technical communication, composition studies, computers and
composition studies, writing across the curriculum, writing
center studies, and international and intercultural communication,
among others. The Department of Humanities offers both the M.S.
and the Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Technical Communication, the
B.S. and B.A. in Scientific and Technical Communication, and B.A.
degrees in English and Liberal Arts.
Scholars with interests in interdisciplinary humanities studies
or research projects in one or more of the following areas
are encouraged to apply:
- any aspect of technical communication research or pedagogy;
- discursive or rhetorical dimensions of science or technology,
from the perspectives of feminist studies, cultural studies,
composition theory, theories of visual representation,
communication theory, computer studies, policy development,
foreign languages, literary studies, philosophy, psychology,
The Scholars' positions will appeal to faculty on sabbatical leave
and to holders of research grants. Applicants must have an earned
doctorate or the equivalent in experience, research, and
The Scholars' positions are available for a period of three months
to one year. No stipend is attached; however, limited teaching may be
available, depending upon expertise and departmental need. The
Department of Humanities will provide office space, university
affiliation, library privileges, access to e-mail and a fully-
equipped computer classroom, and the opportunity to participate
in a rich, interdisciplinary environment conducive to research
and collaboration with faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate
Application packets should include a curriculum vitae, letter of
introduction, detailed description of the research project to
be undertaken while in residence, and the names of three
references. Send applications to:
Dr. Cynthia L. Selfe, Head
Department of Humanities
Michigan Technological University
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931
Michigan Technological University is an equal opportunity
educational institution/equal opportunity employer.
Karla Saari Kitalong kitalong -at- mtu -dot- edu
Department of Humanities
Michigan Technological U.
1400 Townsend Drive "One needs to study what kind of
Houghton, MI 49931 body the new society needs."
(906)487-3262 - Foucault, _Power/Knowledge_