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Assistant Professor (Rhetoric and Composition: English)

University of Hawaii - West Oahu
Hawaii, United States
Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Sep 26, 2018
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Position Number: 0076292

Hiring Unit: University of Hawaii - West Oahu

Location: Kapolei

Date Posted: September 25, 2018

Closing Date: Continuous - application review begins November 01, 2018

Salary Information: Negotiable, commensurate with qualifications and experience

Monthly Type: 9 Month

Tenure Track: Tenure

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Temporary/Permanent: Permanent

Other Conditions: To begin August 1, 2019

Duties and Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

Desirable Qualifications

Teach first year and upper division level rhetoric and composition courses in face to face, hybrid,

and online settings.

Create and deliver lower and upper division rhetoric and composition courses in area of


Develop, coordinate, and support administrative service for the first year composition program as

suited to experience and rank.

Engage in scholarly research, publication, and professional development.

Participate in faculty governance and division committee work.

Contribute actively to the intellectual and professional life of the division, university, and

surrounding community.

Earned doctorate degree from an accredited college or university in Rhetoric and Composition by

August 1, 2019.


Active research agenda and regular participation in professional development.

Experience and excellence in teaching.

Demonstrated knowledge and/or experience teaching in a diverse setting.

Knowledge of administering a First Year Writing Program and/or collaborative administrative and

service work.

Desirable Qualifications



Scholarship and/or teaching experience in one or more of the following:

FYW program; developmental composition and coordination; community-engagement or service

learning pedagogies; or digital/emergent technologies and rhetorics.

Evidence of administrative experience with professional development, teacher training and/or

program development.

Demonstrated ability to work effectively with students, staff, and faculty from diverse ethnic,

cultural, linguistic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Familiarity with Native Hawaiian and/or indigenous ways of knowing as it applies to the fields of

rhetoric, composition pedagogy, and English

To Apply: Visit: and search for

position number 0076292

Inquiries: Amy Nishimura; 808-689-2347;

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nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin,

ancestry, citizenship, disability, genetic information, marital status, breastfeeding, income assignment for child

support, arrest and court record (except as permissible under State law), sexual orientation, domestic or sexual

violence victim status, national guard absence, or status as a covered veteran.

Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration Reform

and Control Act of 1986; reference checks of previous employers; and for certain positions, criminal history record


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