College of Arts and Sciences, Open Rank (Associate Professor/Professor)_Writing Studies

College of Arts and Sciences, University of Miami
Florida, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Nov 30, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, English & Literature
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Miami is pleased to invite applications at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor in the area of writing studies, broadly defined, for tenure-eligible positions starting August 15, 2022, for a proposed Department of Writing Studies. The ideal candidates will be able to integrate their research and teaching activities with other faculty in the department as well as with other departments and programs across the College and the University. We encourage scholars whose research and publications in writing studies are concerned with race, ethnicity, and inclusive pedagogy to apply. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in research, teaching, and service, as well as creativity and technological sophistication in teaching and mentoring students. We seek candidates who will be committed to supporting and engaging our diverse student community, and who will contribute to the development and offering of courses in writing studies.

Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in writing studies or a related field and a track record of teaching, research, and publication in writing studies that is commensurate with the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. Applications should be submitted via the UM Careers website at and shall include:

  • a cover letter

  • a current curriculum vitae

  • a brief document describing your plans for future research

  • a statement describing your teaching philosophy

  • a statement describing your commitment to diversity.

Please compile these application documents into a single PDF file and upload under the Resume/CV section of the online application. Review of applications will begin on January 10, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Please contact the Chair of the Search Committee at (with Subject “Writing Studies”) with any questions. Three confidential letters of recommendation should also be sent independently by your recommenders to the same email address.

 The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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