Advanced Assistant/Associate Professor of English and Director of Writing across the Curriculum...

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Job location: San Antonio TAMUSA

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-08-19
Req: R-022994
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Advanced Assistant/Associate Professor of English and Director of Writing across the Curriculum Title (WAC)


Texas A&M University - San Antonio


Department Of Arts And Humanities

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San Antonio, Texas

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Advanced Assistant/Associate Professor of English and Director of Writing Across the Curriculum


The Department of Literatures, Languages, and Arts seeks applications from qualified candidates for a full-time, tenure-­track appointment beginning in Fall 2020. This position will direct our Writing Across the Curriculum in close collaboration with our university writing programs of First-Year Composition and the Writing Center and teach within the newly formed Rhetoric and Writing emphasis of our English Major. The Writing Across the Curriculum program at Texas A&M University-San Antonio is a faculty-led initiative established through Faculty Senate. The director of this program works closely with a Faculty Senate committee, the chair of which provides consultation to the Provost and President. To lead this initiative, we seek candidates who can lead our campus in continuing to implement university pedagogies and curricula responsive to our institutional and regional context. The base teaching load at A&M-SA is 3/3, and this hire will receive a 50% course reassignment to lead the Writing Across the Curriculum program. The Department of Literatures, Languages, and Arts seeks excellence in instruction, research, service, and administration. Summer teaching assignments may be available but are not guaranteed.

Salary is Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or a closely related field from a regionally accredited institution.
  • A minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in English.
  • Evidence of scholarly achievement commensurate with the rank of an Advanced Assistant or Associate Professor.
  • University teaching experience commensurate with the rank of Advanced Assistant or Assistant Professor.

In a letter of interest, please speak to the following topics:

  • Expertise in developing culturally responsive writing curricula.
  • Experience with writing program administration including but not limited to Writing Across the Curriculum, Writing Centers, or First-Year Composition programs.
  • Engagement with pedagogies, scholarship, and administrative structures that support our department mission and vision statements.
  • Commitment to working with a diverse student body.

The priority deadline fro applications is October 1, 2019. The position is open until filled.

Finalist will be required to provide three current, original letters of recommendation to the Search Committee Chair. The letters should be less than one year old and should bear the writer's actual signature.

Prior to issuing a letter of appointment, official transcripts must be received directly from the degree-granting institution by the Office of the Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, Texas A&M University-San Antonio, One University Way, San Antonio, Texas, 78224. We cannot accept transcripts issued directly to the candidate. If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluation.

The selected candidates must pass a pee-employment background investigation to be hired for this position.

Please direct all questions to Dr. Katherine Gillen at


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    Completed applications will include:

    • Cover letter
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Complete set of unofficial transcripts
    • Contact information for three references

    Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. Once application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made.

    In compliance with ADA, if accommodations are needed for the application process, please contact HR at (210) 784-2058

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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Posted: 8/21/2019
Application Due: 11/19/2019
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