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Assistant Professor, English and Communication Department, University of Cincinnati Blue Ash Co...

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to over 50,000 students, 11,000 faculty and staff and 332,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”

With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, nine straight years of record enrollment, global leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 Conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.

About UC Blue Ash

The University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College is one of the largest regional colleges in Ohio and one of the most diverse colleges at the University of Cincinnati. At UC Blue Ash, we value the diversity in experiences and perspectives of those in our community, as well as the individual talents of our students, faculty and staff. The college is in Blue Ash, Ohio fifteen miles north of the uptown campus, on 135 acres in a park-like setting. We offer primarily associate degrees in career and transition programs, as well as general education courses and technical baccalaureate degrees to approximately 5,100 students. We value excellent teaching and personalized student support to help students achieve their goals, whether the goal is to enter a career or to continue education. The college is a recipient of the Cincinnati Business Courier 2021 Best Places to Work award.

Job Overview

The University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College seeks applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor of English positions to teach composition. The English & Communication Department is actively engaged in promoting equity and inclusion in composition courses.

Essential Functions
  • Teaching four sections of writing per semester (a 4/4 load), including but not limited to co-requisite composition (Accelerated Learning Program), English Composition, and Intermediate Composition.
  • Participating in program assessment and curriculum development.
  • Participating in department, college, and university service, such as serving on the composition steering committee, the department DEI committee, the college technology committee, and/or the college faculty development committee.
  • Engaging in professional and scholarly activities such as presentations at scholarly venues, publication in relevant professional publications, publication of creative works, or other scholarly methods of disseminating knowledge
Minimum RequirementsPrior to the effective date of the appointment, all of the following are required:

  • A doctorate degree in English, Rhetoric and Composition, or a closely related field.
  • At least three academic years of experience teaching composition at the college level.
Application DetailsInterested and qualified applicants must apply online. In addition to completing the online application, applicants must include the following:

  • a cover letter that directly addresses experience teaching composition at the college level, and, if applicable, any relevant experience teaching co-requisite composition (ALP), developmental writing, literature, or creative writing,
  • a curriculum vitae,
  • a statement of experience working with diverse student populations and/or in an open admissions college environment, if applicable; and
  • a list of at least three professional references with contact information.

Please use the additional documents feature as needed for these items. Preliminary interviews will be conducted via Zoom.

Initial review of applications will begin February 12, 2024; however, position will remain open until filled.

For further information, please contact Dr. Susan Sipple, Head of English & Communication:

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Salary range of $60,000 - $63,000.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

For questions about the UC recruiting process or to request accommodations with the application, please contact Human Resources at

The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

REQ: 94885

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