Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Writing Studies

The University of Texas at El Paso
Texas, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Sep 03, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of English at The University of Texas at El Paso invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in Rhetoric and Writing Studies to begin Fall 2021. Preferred areas of expertise include technical writing, user experience, digital/visual rhetorics, and multilingualism/translingualism, with priority given to applicants with experience in border rhetorics and anti-racist pedagogy. The successful candidate will research, teach, and mentor in our new undergraduate major in Technical Writing and User Experience and in our doctoral program. This new hire will seek external funding that will support scholarship by both faculty and students in academic, community, and workplace settings. 


  • A Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition, Rhetoric and Writing Studies, or a closely related field required at the time of appointment. 
  • A demonstrated commitment to teaching and research excellence 

Preferred: Experience teaching traditionally underserved students

Application Instructions:

Applicants must submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy statement, and contact information for three (3) professional references. Review of applications will begin on October 15 and will continue until the positon is filled. For information on the position, please contact Dr. Lauren Rosenberg, Chair of Search Committee,  

To apply, please visit

Hiring decisions are subject to final budget approval.

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