Assistant Professor in Composition, Rhetoric, and English Studies (CRES) at the University of Alabama

The Department of English at The University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track position in CRES (Composition, Rhetoric, and English Studies) at the rank of assistant professor. The successful applicant will have a PhD in rhetoric-composition (or closely related field), an active research agenda with a primary emphasis in composition-rhetorical studies, and a record of effective teaching. Area of specialization is open, but we are particularly interested in candidates whose interests include rhetorical theory and/or history of rhetoric, cultural rhetorics, and non-canonical or vernacular rhetorics. The successful candidate may also help us to support the College of Arts and Sciences’ research efforts in cultural studies, global connections, and/or digital humanities. The successful candidate will maintain a productive research agenda, teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, assist in curriculum development, and provide service to the department as appropriate. For more information about our program, department, and community, please visit our website at http://english.ua.edu/grad/cres. Position begins 8/16/18

Applications must be done through the University of Alabama website at http://facultyjobs.ua.edu (if you can’t connect directly through https://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/41772).  Detailed instructions are provided on the website.  Review of applications will begin on Oct. 1, 2017.

Assistant Professor in Linguistics/TESOL at the University of Alabama

The Department of English at The University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track position in Applied Linguistics at the rank of assistant professor. The successful applicant will have a PhD in linguistics or applied linguistics; an active, successful research agenda focusing on one or more of the following areas: ESL methodology, corpus and other technology-based learning/teaching; English lexis and grammar; and a record of effective teaching. The successful candidate will maintain a productive research agenda, teach in our graduate and undergraduate programs, and provide service to the department as appropriate. For more information about our program, department, and community, please visit our website, http://english.ua.edu/grad/linguistics. Position begins 8/16/18.

Application must be done through the University of Alabama website at http://facultyjobs.ua.edu (if you can’t link directly through https://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/41756).   Details of the application can be found there.  Review of applications will begin on Oct. 1, 2017.

 

Reza Ordoubadian has passed away

Dr. Reza Ordoubadian

Murfreesboro, TN

Reza Ordoubadian, age 85, died April 11, 2017, of complications connected to Parkinson’s Disease.

He was born in Tabriz, Iran, to Hakimeh Doctorzadeh and Abdul Hossein Ordoubadian. He grew up in Tehran, Iran and graduated from Alborz High School. After receiving his BA from Tehran University, he came to the United States in 1956 as a Fulbright Scholar at Duke University. Later he received his PhD and MA from Auburn University.

He taught at The Webb School from 1958 to 1962, at which time he joined the English Department faculty at MTSU and taught until his retirement in 1989. Reza edited the Southeastern Conference on Language (SECOL) Journal for many years.

Afterwards, he was a visiting professor at Umea University in Sweden for several semesters. He was also a published writer and translator of the Persian mystic poets Hafez and Abu’ Said.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Hossein, and his sisters Rabiyeh Sagheb, Azam Salmassi, and Guity Behforouz.

Reza is survived by his wife, Margaret, his children and their spouses: Parri Black (Dave), Evansville, IN; Kimi Abernathy (Bill), Bell Buckle, TN; Hossein Ordoubadian (Cheenie Durham), El Granada, CA; and David Ordoubadian (Karin Soderholm), Umea, Sweden; his grandchildren: Lane, Drew, Charlie, Harris (Erin), and Inara Abernathy; Aaron (Breanna) and Ethan Black; Elliot Durham-McClellan; Bjorn, Sarah, and Susie Ordoubadian; and his great grandsons Landon, Conner, and Levi Black; his sister, Parivash Ordoubadian Molavi; one sister-in-law, Mamie Hawlett Scott; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A memorial service will be Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Murfreesboro.

Memorials may be made to Alive Hospice (www.alivehospice.org); St Paul’s Episcopal Church (stpaulsmboro.org) Murfreesboro, TN; Tennessee Refugee and Immigrant Rights Coalition (www.tnimmigrant.org) or the organization of your choice.

Woodfin Memorial Chapel

615-893-5151

Published in The Daily News Journal from Apr. 14 to Apr. 15, 2017

– See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/dnj/obituary.aspx?n=reza-ordoubadian&pid=185063467#sthash.xIa67hWd.dpuf

Don’t miss early bird registration for LSA Summer Institute 2017 at University of Kentucky!

LSA Summer Institute 2017 – University of Kentucky

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