Visiting Assistant Professor, Allan K. Smith Center for Writing and Rhetoric

Trinity College
Connecticut, United States
Competitive Salary
Feb 04, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Allan K. Smith Center for Writing and Rhetoric at Trinity College invites applications for a two-year, visiting assistant professor position, open area of specialization in rhetoric and composition, to begin fall 2021. Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate courses in first year composition.  Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition by start date (also considered: Ph.D. in English or related field with significant coursework or research in rhetoric and composition as well as teaching experience).  Teaching load is 3/2.  Competitive salary and benefits.

The successful applicant will join an established Writing Program and be expected to advise students as well as provide expertise in composition pedagogy to faculty across disciplines. Area of specialization is open.

Please submit a letter of application, C.V., teaching statement, two sample syllabi (one for an introductory composition course and one for an introductory course in related area of specialization), graduate school transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Questions should be directed to Dr. Tennyson O’Donnell, Director of the Allan K. Smith Center for Writing and Rhetoric, Chair of the Search Committee, at Application deadline April 5, 2021. Interviews conducted via Zoom.

Trinity College is a coeducational, independent, nonsectarian liberal arts college with approximately 2,200 undergraduate students and 200 faculty members, located in Hartford, Connecticut.  Candidates should have a strong commitment to undergraduate and interdisciplinary teaching in a liberal arts context, and a well-articulated pedagogical framework.  The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to attracting and supporting faculty that fully represents the racial, ethnic, gender, and cultural diversity of the United States.  We seek applications from minorities, women, and other under-represented groups.

Candidates for this temporary position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Applicants who require an H1-B visa cannot be considered. Applicants who require sponsorship for visas other than an H1-B visa will be required to pay all costs associated with visa applications.