The University Writing Program at the University of Florida,
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, invites applications for the
position of Postdoctoral Associate to begin August 16, 2021. The
position is a nine-month, non-tenure accruing appointment with the
possibility of renewal up to two additional years. The University
Writing Program is a thriving program offering a wide range of
writing-intensive courses in areas such as themed critical thinking
and writing, writing in the disciplines, and professional writing.
Postdoctoral Associates teach existing upper-division courses in
areas such as Writing in the Law, Writing in the Medical Sciences,
and Writing in the Humanities and develop courses in their own
areas of interest. The teaching assignment is 4/3. The salary is
competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience,
and includes a full benefits package.
Ph.D. required. Candidates may have expertise in any area of
composition and rhetoric, literature, or culture, though the
following interests are encouraged: environmental or social justice
rhetoric, digital and media studies, science writing, and
public-facing or community-focused writing.
We strongly encourage applicants from historically
underrepresented groups in the profession. The unit endorses the
University of Florida’s value of a diverse and inclusive
environment. To learn more about UF’s commitment to diversity and
Preferred Qualifications: Experience teaching
discipline-focused writing is preferred.
For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at
and must include: (1) a letter of application, (2) a curriculum
vitae, and (3) three confidential letters of recommendation sent on
their behalf to their Interfolio submission packet. Student
evaluations will be submitted upon request.
Send inquiries to:
Dr. Alison Reynolds, Search Committee Chair
University Writing Program
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida 32611
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until
the position is filled.
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment
screening, which includes a review of criminal records, reference
checks, and verification of education.
The selected candidate will be required to provide an official
transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will
not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to
Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution
outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional
credentialing service provider approved by the National Association
of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution
dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and
staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine
Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed in order to
apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida
Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).