Open Rank - Rhetoric and Language Studies

Austin, TX
Feb 24, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Department of Communication Studies - Moody College of Communication - The University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin, TX
Open: Oct 25, 2017

The Department of Communication Studies at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for an open rank, full-time, tenure-track faculty member in the area of rhetoric and language studies to begin Fall 2018.

Department of Communication Studies:

Moody College of Communication:

The ideal candidate is an exemplary rhetorical scholar and teacher whose interests and/or research concern issues of diversity, especially gender and LGBTQ issues. All candidates should have an ability to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in rhetorical theory, criticism, and history; the ability to teach large courses is a plus. Applicants with an active and established research program are preferred.

Application Instructions
Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, up to three copies of publications, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the names of three individuals to contact for letters of recommendation. Three confidential letters of recommendation will be requested of finalists. The committee will begin considering candidates on December 1, 2017, and will entertain applications until the position is filled. Applications must be made via Interfolio's ByCommittee solution. If you do not have a Dossier account with Interfolio, you will be prompted to create one prior to applying for the position. If you have questions about using Interfolio, please email or call (877) 997-8807.

Questions can be directed to the chair of the search committee, Professor J\u00fcrgen Streeck, Search Committee Chair, at

The Department of Communication Studies and the Moody College of Communication are committed to achieving diversity in its faculty, students, and curricula, and we welcome applicants who can help achieve these objectives. The University of Texas at Austin is a tobacco-free campus; for more information visit

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


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