Assistant Professor

Denton, TX
Sep 29, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

System Identification Number:

Posting Origination:

English (121600)

College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Assistant Professor

Job Summary/Basic Function:
Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition Studies

The Department of English at the University of North Texas invites applications for a tenure-track position in Rhetoric and Composition Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor. Area of specialization is open. Desirable research interests include but are not restricted to: cultural rhetorics, rhetorics of race and ethnicity, rhetorics of gender and sexuality, and others. The position typically carries a 2/2 teaching load, with opportunities to teach upper-division courses in rhetoric and writing studies. We offer a competitive salary and generous travel support. Appointment will begin Fall 2018.

Located 35 minutes from an international airport in the culturally and economically vibrant Dallas-Fort Worth area, UNT is a Tier One public research university and is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Institution committed to diversity in its employment and educational programs.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.
The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications:
(1) PhD in Rhetoric and Composition or a closely related field at the time of employment

(2) Strong research record and trajectory

(3) Demonstrated ability to teach courses in rhetoric and writing studies

Preferred Qualifications:
(1) Established record of research publication

(2) Interest in writing program administration

Area of Specialty:
Rhetoric and Composition or closely related field

Position Type:

Tenure Status:
Tenure Track

Appointment Basis:
9 Months

Pay Frequency:

Non-Tenured Appointment Term:
No Response

Closing Date:
Open Until Search Closed

Review of Applications Begins:

Required Applicant Documents:
Curriculum Vita
Cover Letter


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