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Welcome to this year’s wiki! This wiki should include only academic positions in Rhetoric/Composition that begin in Spring or Fall 2022 or Spring 2023.


Last year's page: Rhetoric/Composition 2020-2021

Other relevant pages: Film Studies 2021-2022, Communication and Media Studies 2021-2022 and New Media and Digital Humanities 2021-2022

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Jobs with 2021 Deadlines[]

University of Southern Indiana: Rhetoric and Composition Instructor, FT, NTT[]

https://usi.peopleadmin.com/postings/9249. Instructor in English, Rhetoric and Composition, College of Liberal Arts - F21052F1

The English Department at the University of Southern Indiana invites applications for a renewable, non-tenure-track faculty member to teach first- and second-year composition (4/4 load) beginning August 2022. Minimum requirements: M.A. in English with coursework in rhetoric and composition and two years demonstrated success teaching college-level composition. Preferred requirements: M.A. in Rhetoric and Composition and two years demonstrated success teaching college-level composition.

To apply, please follow directions on our www.usi.edu/hr/employment page to log in or setup an account. When you select the Apply to this Job link near the top of that page, you will be prompted to complete a Faculty/Administration application. When completing the application, you will be given the opportunity to attach additional documents required which include:

  • letter of application
  • curriculum vitae
  • contact information for three professional references
  • statement of teaching philosophy
  • unofficial transcripts for most recently conferred degree

Materials should be provided electronically within this web-based applicant system to the attention of Dr. Melanie Lee, Search Committee Chair. Candidates selected for first-round Zoom interviews are required to provide syllabi from composition courses taught and examples of their feedback to students’ writing. Candidates selected for second-round interviews are required to provide official transcripts.

Review of applications begins November 30, 2021 and continues until the position is filled.
As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, the University of Southern Indiana considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy or marital status, national origin, age (40 or older), disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other category protected by law or identified by the University as a protected class.


Arizona State University: Assistant Professor of Technical Communication, specialization in User Experience, Data Visualization or Social/New Media:[]

https://www.higheredjobs.com/search/details.cfm?JobCode=177622239&Title=Assistant%20Professor%20of%20Technical%20Communication

The application deadline is 11/8/2021 at 5pm Arizona Time (Mountain Standard Time all year); and if not filled, then every Friday thereafter until the search is closed.

Updates: Zoom interviews scheduled (11/23/21)

Belmont Abbey College (North Carolina): Assistant Professor of English (Rhetoric and Composition and Creative Writing).

https://belmontabbeycollege.edu/about-us/employment/tenure-track-position-in-english/

Responsibilities: This is a full-time undergraduate teaching position with a 4/4 teaching load. Teaching responsibilities include both seated and online courses. Writing specialist with degree in English, Rhetoric & Composition, Writing Studies, or related field. In addition to supporting our core Rhetoric & Writing curriculum, the successful candidate will teach creative writing courses in a growing Writing minor. Experience in Writing Center development and administration is also desirable. Service to the department, College, and community, scholarly development, and contributing positively to the College’s mission are expected.

Qualifications[]

An earned doctorate in English and demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching are required. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

A review of applications will begin December 6.

The successful candidate will be a talented and dedicated academic deeply and enthusiastically committed to the Catholic mission of Belmont Abbey College. Preference will be given to those candidates who can demonstrate 1) a record of excellence in undergraduate teaching and a sense of teaching as a vocation; 2) a philosophy of teaching that supports the approach to education expressed in St. John Paul II’s Ex Corde Ecclesiae; and 3) a strong desire to teach at a liberal arts institution where the academic program is “guided by the Catholic intellectual tradition and the Benedictine spirit of prayer and learning.”

Bowie State University (Maryland): Assistant Professor of English (Rhetoric & Composition)/Composition Director[]

This job ad has just been approved by the administration. The job link will soon appear on BSU's website.

APPLICATIONS REVIEWED:           Beginning December 15, 2021 and continuing until the position is filled

Responsibilities:  Teaches 12 credit hours per semester ranging from first-year composition to upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in area of specialization (potential for 3-credit release per semester); serves as Composition Coordinator (supervising ENGL 101, ENGL 102, and Technical Writing courses); develops scaffolded curriculum suitable for students at all levels of composition - including those who require remediation; coordinates ENGL 101 and ENGL 102 mentorship program; expands and extends the reach and impact of foundational programs; exhibits strong collaborative skills to interface with the Writing Center, the department’s Assessment Coordinator, and the Office of Academic Computing; advises and mentors students; conducts research; serves on departmental, college, and/or university committees; writes proposals for public and private grants; performs other related duties as assigned. This is a full-time tenure track faculty position that may require teaching in the evenings and/or weekends.

Qualifications:  Ph.D. in English, Rhetoric & Composition with one or more of the following areas of specialization: rhetoric and social justice, business/entrepreneurial/grant writing, public rhetoric, digital writing and rhetoric, multimodal writing.

Minimum of two years of college/university teaching experience. Strong peer-reviewed, scholarly publication record in area of specialization or strong research potential; demonstrated ability to effectively teach undergraduate and graduate courses in area(s) of specialization; knowledge and experience in developing and evaluating undergraduate and graduate courses; demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, research/scholarship, and university/community service; excellent oral and written communication skills; digital information technology skills, including Blackboard, and online teaching experience; Preferred: Bilingualism in modern languages is a plus.

Candidates must demonstrate a clear commitment to the mission of Bowie State University, HBCUs, MSIs, and teaching-oriented institutions with a dedication to advising and mentoring students - particularly those from underrepresented backgrounds.

Salary Range: $62,000 - $65,000, depending on qualifications and experience

Application: Qualified applicants must submit a CV, a cover letter, a one-page teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, an application, and the names/contact information of three references as one PDF. Official transcripts and letters of recommendation will be required before the final job offer is made. Submissions without an application will not be considered. Email documents as PDFs to JOBS@bowiestate.edu. Application materials submitted on paper will not be accepted.

To download the BSU Faculty application, go to https://www.bowiestate.edu/files/resources/bsu-faculty-teaching-application-form-revised-9-14.pdf

Bowie State University, an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate in the recruitment, admission, and employment of students, faculty, and staff in the operation of any of its educational programs and activities. Bowie State University will not tolerate any discrimination or harassment on basis of any protected status including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, military status, genetic information, marital status, veteran's status or any other legally protected status. For more information on the College's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, please visit https://www. bowiestate.edu/about/administration-and-governance/legal-and-government-affairs/office-of-equity-compliance/

About Bowie State University: Founded in 1865, Bowie State University is the oldest Historically Black College/University in Maryland and one of the ten oldest in the country. It is also a diverse university whose students, along with faculty and staff, represent many ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

Bowie State University provides high-quality and affordable educational opportunities for students with ambitions to achieve and succeed. In addition to its 23 undergraduate majors, Bowie State offers 20 master's degree programs, 16 specialty certificates and two doctoral programs with specific focus on science, technology, business, education and related disciplines. A supportive academic environment empowers students to think critically, make new discoveries, value differences and emerge as leaders in a highly technical, rapidly changing global society.  

As a member institution of the University System of Maryland, Bowie State upholds the system's mission of providing high-caliber, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities.

Bowie State is in the midst of one of the nation's most exciting metropolitan areas, within easy reach of Washington, DC, and Baltimore. At the same time, it boasts a serene campus on a 300-acre suburban wooded tract. With seven residence halls, the University is a hub of 24/7 undergraduate life, yet it also offers convenient evening classes and online courses to serve employed professionals seeking to move ahead in their careers.

Brandeis University: Lecturer, Business and/or Professional Writing[]

Job Call: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1BNr18FXH3PSMmTu6FdeAreW-ynoHs_YE0RoLDIKGemM/edit#heading=h.90hpretus6m8

Application: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/20087

First consideration will be given to applications received by November 1, 2021, with first interviews beginning in mid-December.

Cal State Fullerton: Assistant Professor of Composition and Rhetoric:[]

https://www.higheredjobs.com/faculty/details.cfm?JobCode=177563937&Title=Assistant%20Professor%20of%20Composition%20and%20Rhetoric

Application Deadline

To be assured full consideration, all application materials must be received by October 15, 2021. Position is open until filled. The anticipated appointment date is August 2022.

11/22: has anyone heard from Fullerton yet? 11/29: Review of applications for first-round interviews is currently underway.

University of North Carolina Charlotte (Charlotte, NC): Assistant or Associate Professor of Digital Cultural Rhetorics[]

https://joblist.mla.org/job-details/4654/assistant-or-associate-professor-of-digital-cultural-rhetorics/

Any updates?

East Tennessee State University (Johnson City, TN): Assistant Professor of English, Rhetoric and Composition[]

Job Call: https://www.higheredjobs.com/faculty/details.cfm?JobCode=177663669&Title=Assistant%20Professor%20of%20English%2C%20Rhetoric%20and%20Composition

Application Deadline: November 22.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (Prescott, AZ): Assistant Professor of Professional Writing (2 TT-positions).[]

Job Call: https://jobs.chronicle.com/job/381740/assistant-professor-of-professional-writing

Application Deadline: November 15.

Fairmont State University: Assistant Professor of English[]

Job Call: https://www.fairmontstatejobs.com/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1637332569015

Application Deadline: November 29, 2021

Florida State University: Open Rank Rhetoric and Composition[]

Job call: https://joblist.mla.org/job-details/4649/open-rank-faculty-9-month-salaried-rhetoric-and-composition-/

Application deadline: Review begins immediately

Notes: 11/10--Any updates on this one?

initial interviews 11/4

Hampden-Sydney College (Hampden Sydney, VA): Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Director of the Rhetoric Studio (TT-position with course releases for administrative duties)[]

Please apply via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/93928 Review of applications will begin on October 8, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Notes: Any update on this position?

Idaho State University: Assistant Professor of Composition and Rhetoric[]

Job call: https://www.higheredjobs.com/institution/details.cfm?JobCode=177689011&Title=Assistant%2FAssociate%20Professor%20of%20Composition%20and%20Rhetoric%20%283408%29

Application deadline: December 17, 2021

Jacksonville State University (Alabama): Assistant Professor of English, Writing Center Director https://joblist.mla.org/job-details/4661/assistant-professor-of-english-writing-center-director/?kw=Employer%3a+Jacksonville+State+University&so=Date#top-pagination[]

Deadline: November 4, 2021

Position Description: We invite applications for an Assistant Professor of English in Writing Center Administration and Rhetoric and Composition Studies, a full-time, twelve-month, tenure-track position to begin August 2022.  This faculty member will be responsible for running the English Department Writing Center and teaching a reduced load of courses in the field of rhetoric and composition studies, as well as speech, composition, and literature, according to department practice and policy; conducting scholarly/creative research sufficient for tenure and advancement; and engaging in appropriate service. A Ph.D. in English with a specialization in Writing Center Administration and Rhetoric and Composition Studies by the appointment date is required.  The ability to teach composition and evidence of excellent teaching and scholarly potential are also required.  Preference may be given to candidates with a subspecialty in Writing Across the Curriculum and/or pedagogy.  The salary is contingent upon qualifications, experience, and needs of the university.

Application Requirements

  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Applicants should also demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through their cover letters, CVs, and/or teaching philosophies, or they may submit an additional optional Statement of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Department of English at JSU

The Department of English at Jacksonville State University offers an undergraduate degree with concentrations in creative writing, literature, and professional writing, as well as a master’s degree and several certificate and microcredential programs.  Faculty and students enjoy a wide range of courses; activities; events; internships; and study abroad, service, and experiential learning opportunities.

Nevada State College: Writing Center Coordinator[]

https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/NSC-external/job/NSC---Henderson/Writing-Center-Coordinator_R0126437

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a hiring decision has been made.

Nova Southeastern University: Open Rank, F/T Faculty, Rhetoric and Composition; Department of Communication, Media, and the Arts[]

Job Call: Higher Ed; NSU Careers

Deadline: Oct 1, 2021 (will continue until position is filled)

Saint Louis University: Assistant Professor (NTT), Department of English[]

Job Call: https://slu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Careers/job/Adorjan-Hall/Non-Tenure-Track-Assistant-Professor--English_2021-03673

Deadline: Application review begins December 10, 2021

Description: The Department of English at Saint Louis University, a Jesuit, Catholic university, invites applications for a non-tenure-track (renewable) assistant professor position. We seek experienced candidates to teach gateway and advanced courses in the University Writing Program, including First-Year Writing and Business and Professional Writing.  Applicants should have experience in culturally responsive teaching and anti-racist pedagogical practices.  Applicants will also be expected to advise undergraduates and perform departmental and college service.  Candidates should possess a Ph.D. in English at the time of application.  3/3 course load; salary and benefits competitive.

Thomas Jefferson University: Assistant Professor of Rhetoric, Writing, and Literature[]

Job Call: https://www.higheredjobs.com/faculty/details.cfm?JobCode=177674216

Deadline: November 30, 2021

Update: 11/29 Diversity Statement Requested (x3 - I think they asked everyone)

Tulane University, Visiting Assistant Professor[]

Position Description: The Department of English seeks two Visiting Assistant Professors to teach in the Freshman Writing Program with a possibility of other courses depending on need. Housed in the English Department, the Freshman Writing Program at Tulane University beings together outstanding faculty to teach writing in a seminar-style setting.

Qualifications: PhD in English, Composition & Rhetoric, or other relevant field; experience teaching writing at the post-secondary level.

Instructions: Submit cover/application letter, cv, 1-2 sample syllabi, and 3 letters of recommendation: apply.interfolio.com/97773

University of Detroit Mercy: Assistant Professor, Director of Writing Program[]

Job Call: https://joblist.mla.org/job-details/5168/assistant-professor-and-director-of-the-writing-program/

Deadline: December 10, 2021

The University of Detroit Mercy Department of English invites applications for Director of the Writing Program, a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level with a specialization in rhetoric and composition. Secondary areas of interest are open.

In alignment with the university’s mission, the Detroit Mercy English Department is committed to fostering an inclusive environment for students and faculty and promoting justice in our broader community. We work to support undergraduate students in their intellectual, social, ethical, and spiritual development through engaged teaching, advising, and mentorship. Faculty pursue vibrant research agendas and collaborate on program development, assessment, and evaluation, advising, and retention.

The Writing Program Director is responsible for directing a first-year writing program (approximately 40 sections per year) informed by current research practices of writing pedagogy. Teaching responsibilities include first-year writing courses and other courses consistent with the candidate’s areas of interest. The Writing Program Director has a 2/2 teaching load with an active research agenda and is responsible for supporting full-time and adjunct faculty teaching in the program.

The department seeks a dynamic teacher-scholar with demonstrated excellence in teaching first-year writing at the college level. Strong applicants will have a record of commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in research, teaching, service, and/or community engagement. We welcome nominations of and applications from individuals who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s mission of providing excellent, student-centered education for a diverse student body.

University of Cincinnati: Assistant Professor-Educator of Composition (NTT), Department of English[]

Job Call: https://jobs.uc.edu/job/Cincinnati-Assistant-Professor%2C-Educator%2C-English-Composition-OH-45201/804610700/

Deadline: Application review begins November 12, 2021.

Updates: Additional materials requested (11/20)

University of Alabama: Assistant Professor of Composition, Rhetoric, and English Studies (CRES)[]

Job Call: https://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/49314

Deadline: October 24, 2021 (review of applications begin, open until filled)

Updates: Letters of text requested (11/2), initial interviews scheduled

University of the Incarnate Word: Assistant Professor of Composition and Rhetoric, Department of English[]

Job Call: https://jobs.uiw.edu/postings/17855

Deadline: November 30

The Department of English at the University of the Incarnate Word, a private Catholic liberal arts university in San Antonio, TX, invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in Composition and Rhetoric (tenure-track, 4-4 teaching load) beginning August 2022. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric, specialize in the teaching of Composition, and demonstrate a proven record of effective teaching and research in composition studies. We encourage applications that demonstrate innovative approaches, such as decolonial rhetorical studies, digital humanities, spiritual rhetorics, and civic rhetorics, when studying critical pedagogy for teaching writing and applying rhetorical theory in a multimodal environment. Certification in K-12 and/or M.Ed. is desirable. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to chair the departmental Composition Committee, teach lower-division Composition and Rhetoric courses as well as upper-division courses on writing, rhetorical theory, and technical communication in addition to actively engaging in research and service activities.  For reasons of equity and inclusion we will be conducting first-round interviews via Zoom.

University of Memphis: Assistant Professor of Technical Communication (Department of English)[]

Job call: https://workforum.memphis.edu/postings/28860

Deadline: October 15, 2021

Updates: Any updates?

University of North Alabama: Assistant Professor of English (Rhetoric or Writing Studies and an ability to teach in film/media studies or sociolinguistics)[]

Job Call: https://jobs.una.edu/postings/6038

Deadline: November 1st, 2021 (open until filled)

University of North Florida: Assistant Professor of Technical Writing[]

Job Call: https://www.higheredjobs.com/details.cfm?JobCode=177635701

Deadline: November 22nd, 2021

University of Pittsburgh: Charles Crow Chair in Composition[]

Job call:

For full consideration, please send cover letter, CV, writing sample, diversity statement, and teaching portfolio by November 1, 2021.

University of Southern Mississippi: Assistant Professor of Composition and Rhetoric and Director of Composition[]

Job call: https://usm.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=2319&site=1

Deadline: December 20, 2021

University of Southern Mississippi: Assistant Professor of English and Director of the Writing Center[]

Job call: https://usm.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=2320&site=1

Deadline: December 20, 2021

Westmont College (Santa Barbara, CA): Associate or Assistant Professor of English:[]

Composition-Rhetoric and/or Creative Writing, 3/3 teaching load with possible reduction for WAC/WID or other faculty development work

https://www.westmont.edu/office-provost/open-positions (scroll down and select "English" tab). Anticipated start date: August 2022. Review of applications begins September 2021 (rolling deadline).

Update: Has anyone heard anything about this one? 10/27: I've been wondering the same thing. I haven't heard anything. 10/27: Request for additional materials (check your spam email folders!!)

University of Pittsburgh: Postdoctoral Associate in Disability Studies[]

Deadline for submission of applications is November 1st, 2021

Link to apply: https://cfopitt.taleo.net/careersection/pitt_faculty_external_pd/jobdetail.ftl?job=21005513&tz=GMT-04%3A00&tzname=America%2FNew_York

Western Washington University - Assistant Professor of English - English Education[]

The Department of English invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning September 16, 2022. This is a position in English Education with an emphasis in Composition. The successful candidate will offer instruction to pre-service secondary English education students in the teaching of writing and contribute to the department's professional writing, literacies, and rhetoric minor.

Position Responsibilities: Standard quarter system teaching assignment (currently 2-2-2), with specialty courses at the undergraduate and Master’s levels; general education courses and other courses depending on the candidate’s interests and departmental needs; exemplary teaching, including fulfilling teaching responsibilities in ways that support an equitable and inclusive learning environment for students; a rigorous program of scholarly activity; service to the department through a range of activities including advising and contributions to the development of programs and curricula.

  • Ph.D. in English or a related field with an emphasis in English education, at time of application or ABD at time of application (degree must be completed by June 15, 2023).
  • Middle or high school teaching experience
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching
  • Potential for strong scholarship and publication in fields such as writing, rhetoric, language, literacy studies, and/or writing pedagogy at the secondary and college level
  • Ability to cultivate learning environments that are equitable and inclusive of students with diverse social identities and backgrounds

All employees must comply with our Immunization policies, including COVID vaccination by time of hire and Proof of Rubeola Measles Immunity within 60-days of hire. Please reach out to HR@wwu.edu if you need information regarding medical or religious exemption and applicable accommodations.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience teaching in middle or high school in the last five years
  • Experience in teaching a range of writing genres such as digital and multimodal genres of writing, inquiry and research writing, public and professional writing, anti-racist writing assessment and pedagogy, first year composition and rhetoric for high school students
  • Demonstrated achievements in the areas of culturally responsive teaching, anti-racist pedagogy, and social justice-oriented writing instruction
  • Demonstrable secondary areas of expertise such as ELL, multilingualism, and/or language variation
  • Relevant professional development work in the schools and/or community
  • Experience with and/or interest in establishing a local chapter of the National Writing Project
Closing Date Notes Screening interviews will be arranged as videoconferences in mid- to late-winter. For priority consideration, applications should be received by January 14, 2022. Finalist interviews will be conducted on campus; position open until filled.


Jobs with 2022 Deadlines[]


Bridgewater College: Assistant or Associate Professor of English (TT)[]

The Department of English at Bridgewater College invites applications for a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor of English with expertise in rhetoric and composition or writing studies starting August 2022.

Responsibilities for the position include teaching and developing composition and upper-level writing courses, including courses in editing, publishing, and writing for various professions, such as writing for business or writing for the sciences.  Successful candidates will also have a secondary focus in American Studies or cultural rhetorics such as a specialization or research interest in the cultural rhetorics of African American, Latinx, Native American, or other traditionally underrepresented communities in the United States.  

QUALIFICATIONS:  Qualified applicants will hold a Ph.D. or other appropriate terminal degree (ABD considered) in Rhetoric and Composition, Writing Studies, or a related field. We seek applicants with strong evidence of successful teaching (particularly of diverse student populations), demonstrated commitment to collegiality and service, and a promising research agenda.

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION: The Department of English offers two majors (English and Professional Writing) and three minors (English, Professional Writing, and American Studies). Departmental faculty emphasize creativity and innovation in pedagogy and research, and are committed to advising and mentoring students, contributing to campus-wide initiatives, and maintaining an active research agenda.

Job Posting: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=19423&clientkey=16288201D4A1D6526C3A89AE4682CD7B

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Christian Sheridan at: csherida@bridgewater.edu.

APPLICATION: Please complete the online application and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement addressing contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Please upload three letters of recommendations or forward letters to humanresources@bridgewater.edu.

DEADLINE: We will begin reviewing applications on January 3, 2022.

Emory University (Atlanta, GA): Lecturers or Senior Lecturers in Writing and Rhetoric—Technical Writing and Science Writing[]

The Writing Program in the Emory College of Arts & Sciences (Atlanta, GA) is accepting applications for two new positions at the rank of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer. In addition to teaching responsibilities in these areas, successful applicants will have training or experience to enhance our team of writing program administrators (WPAs), taking on leadership roles over time. The ideal candidates will add to our team’s strengths in composition, technical writing, science writing, and rhetoric in one or more of the following areas:

Science Writing. Specialization in writing in scientific disciplines, science writing for the public, and/or data communication. We would welcome a colleague to tailor offerings for students in the social and/or natural sciences and serve as a resource for training tutors working with STEM students in the Writing Center. In additional to teaching, the candidate may play an important role in working with natural and social science faculty across our campus in their writing and communication intensive courses.

Technical Writing. Specialization in rhetoric and technical writing or professional communication. The candidate will teach Technical Writing in our existing program and develop further specialized courses for undergraduates in all areas of technical communication. Technical Writing is an upper division course focuses on writing and data science that draws students from Applied Math, the Business School, Computer Science, Neurobiology, and the Quantitative Theory and Methods Department (QTM).

The Writing Program at Emory offers a new minor in Rhetoric, Writing, and Information Design (RWID) and has an integrated English Language Learners (ELL) program. We also support first-year writing and various WAC/WID initiatives in the College of Arts and Sciences, including a long-standing Writing Center. Successful applicants will join a collegial group of five lecture-track faculty, four administrative staffers, and six postdoctoral fellows already working in the Writing Program.

Lecture-track appointments at Emory are renewable contracts for three, five, or seven years depending on rank. Appointments have career trajectories with opportunities for promotion from Lecturer to Senior Lecturer to Professor of Pedagogy. Our faculty positions are housed in the English Department. The program also reports to the Office of Undergraduate Education, as we foster faculty development, support the three-course College Continuing Writing Requirement, and support students across the College and beyond. The normal teaching load for faculty in the lecture-track at Emory is 3/2, normally including some first-year writing instruction. This hire will also have the opportunity to design and teach courses of interest which serve the minor in RWID.

Lecture-track faculty have access to research funding through the College and the Writing Program. A reduction of teaching load is negotiable for administrative responsibilities. Salary will be dependent upon qualifications and professional experience and is competitive with full faculty benefits. The appointment will be effective Fall 2022.

Informational websites about the Writing Program: First-Year Writing http://writingprogram.emory.edu/first-year-writing/index.html Writing across Emory http://writingprogram.emory.edu/writing-across-emory/index.html The Emory Writing Center http://writingcenter.emory.edu/ RWID Minor http://writingprogram.emory.edu/curriculum/index.html

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in rhetoric and composition, or related field.
  • Interest in writing program administration and/or related leadership roles.
  • Demonstrated experience working with faculty and students from various disciplinary backgrounds.
  • Evidence of commitment to writing, rhetoric, and/or communication across the curriculum, and/or writing in the disciplines (WAC/WID) scholarship and pedagogies.
  • Research activity in composition and rhetoric or related field.
  • Experience working with a diverse student population.

Desired Qualifications

  • Teaching experience in multiple levels of university writing courses, including first-year writing.
  • Teaching or research experience in either quantitative methods or scientific methods, as appropriate for each position.
  • Experience performing service at the department, college, and university level.
  • Experience in leadership roles in a writing program.
  • Experience in linking the university to the surrounding community.
  • Experience with universal design for learning and developing accessible pedagogies and practices.
  • Pedagogical approach that integrates anti-racism and cultural responsiveness.
  • Expertise in technical applications of rhetoric and the fields of writing technology, science and/or health communication, and data journalism.
  • Familiarity with the educational needs of students who are multilingual and/or from historically underrepresented groups.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Deadline: For full consideration, application must be received by January 4, 2022.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching portfolio (a teaching statement, two sample syllabi, one or two sample assignments, and recent course evaluations and/or evidence of teaching effectiveness), and three letters of recommendation through Interfolio, at: http://apply.interfolio.com/98028. In your letter of application, please reflect upon your experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentorship of students from diverse backgrounds and/or your commitment to anti-racism in your field of specialization. Only applications submitted through Interfolio will be reviewed.

Questions? Contact Joonna S. Trapp, Chair of Search Committee, joonna.trapp@emory.edu. Email inquiries only.

University of Central Florida: Assistant Professor of Technical Communication []

Description: UCF’s Department of English is hiring a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Technical Communication. The position entails ok a 3/2 teaching load of both face-to-face and online classes at the M.A. and B.A. levels, with the potential to teach in UCF’s interdisciplinary Texts and Technology Ph.D. program. In particular, the successful candidate will teach the foundations course in technical communication (ENC 3241), advanced courses in the technical communication track such as documentation and project management, collaborative writing, and client-based writing, and will have an opportunity to build on the program’s existing specializations and propose new courses in their areas of interest. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a productive research program and to participate in service activities to support the department, college, and university.

Job link: https://jobs.ucf.edu/en-us/job/501467/assistant-professor-technical-communication

Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications received by January 6, 2022 will be ensured full consideration.

University of Central Florida: Instructor or Lecturer of Technical Communication[]

Description: The Department of English at UCF invites applications for an instructor or lecturer of Technical Communication. This is a 9-month regular, non-tenure-earning position and is expected to begin in August 2022. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a 4/4 teaching load of both face-to-face and online courses. The primary academic assignment for this position will be to teach introductory courses in technical communication, and there will be additional opportunities to teach 4000-level courses in the Technical Communication track in the Department of English.

Job link: https://jobs.ucf.edu/en-us/job/501370/instructor-or-lecturer-of-technical-communication

Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately. (Job closes January 6, 2022)

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