Tenure track Assistant Professor position in composition/rhetoric

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Sep 08, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The English Department invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position in composition/rhetoric.  The successful candidate will have a scholarly background in digital rhetoric and professional writing.  Strength in qualitative research methods and visual literacy are preferred; experience with online instruction desired but not necessary.  We seek a productive scholar and an excellent teacher. The successful candidate will periodically take on administrative responsibilities.

Candidates must have earned the PhD in English, Writing Studies, Composition/Rhetoric or a closely related field by August 2018.  Responsibilities include teaching a 2/2 load with a mix of undergraduate and graduate courses as well as advising in the composition/rhetoric graduate program.  The application should include a cover letter, CV, transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, and a writing sample of under 30 pages, submitted by November 1, 2017.  Interviews will be conducted at the MLA Convention in January.

Temple University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Applicants from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.