Visiting Assistant Professor of English One Year Appointment 2019-2020

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Department English Job Title Visiting Assistant Professor of English One Year Appointment 2019-2020 Job Type One year full-time position Is Tenure Track No Job Summary

The Department of English at Gettysburg College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor in Rhetoric and Composition, beginning August 2019. The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to composition and rhetoric studies, and will participate in course and program development, especially in digital and multimodal writing, writing in new media, and other digital pedagogical approaches. We welcome interests in areas such as but not limited to: critical race, gender, sexuality and/or disability studies; ethnic and/or transnational rhetorics; literary editing and publishing; longform journalism; public writing; radio, screen, and television writing; and social justice rhetoric/writing. The teaching load will be three courses each semester and includes first-year writing as well as courses in the candidate’s specialty.


A Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or a closely related field by time of appointment is preferred. The successful candidate will be committed to the teaching of undergraduates, have a promising research agenda, and contribute to the diversity of our curriculum and/or community.

Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply, please submit a cover letter addressed to Professor Christopher Fee, Search Committee Chair, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and the current email addresses (or Interfolio address) for three professional references. Professional references will be contacted by Gettysburg College to submit letters of recommendation electronically. At least one letter should be able to speak to the candidate’s teaching effectiveness.

For full consideration, applications should be received by Nov. 6, 2018. Inquiries can be addressed to Professor Christopher Fee at [email protected]

EEO Statement

Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.

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    Posted: 12/28/2018
    Application Due: 5/20/2019
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