Associate/Full Professor in African American Rhetoric/Literacies

Syracuse, New York
Oct 08, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Associate/Full Professor in African American Rhetoric/Literacies


The Department of Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition at Syracuse University invites applications for an Associate or Full Professor in writing and rhetoric with a specialization in African American Rhetorics/Literacies with the following areas of secondary interest/specialization also welcome but not limited to: community writing, composition studies, digital writing, literacy studies, professional and technical writing, queer rhetorics.


The Department of Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition is a freestanding academic unit at Syracuse, with a nationally recognized faculty and course offerings ranging from first-year writing to a Ph.D. in Composition and Cultural Rhetoric. Our department is also home to a growing major, a minor in Writing and Rhetoric, and a minor in Professional and Technical Writing. The successful candidate will share the College’s commitment to diversity and inclusion and be prepared to join an active research faculty who teach undergraduate and graduate courses.


Interested candidates must complete a brief online faculty application at link and include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names/email addresses for three (3) professional references who will be sent a link to upload a confidential letter of recommendation. Three unique Interfolio email links to your recommender’s letters may be substituted for the recommender’s direct email addresses.


Review of applications will begin November 1 and continue until the position is filled. If interested, please apply to: Syracuse University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to equality of opportunity and a diverse work force.