Earliest Start Date
Commensurate with experience
Literature and Languages
Required Application Materials
A single PDF or Word document containing a letter of interest,
curriculum vita, copy of transcript for the highest degree, and
contact information of three references is required to apply.
When prompted to upload your “resume”, upload your combined
documents as one file.
- Please do not upload documents to “Cover Letter” or
If the required application materials were not uploaded at the
“resume” prompt, please withdraw your application and re-apply to
upload your combined documents as one file. Incomplete applications
will not be considered.
The Department of Literature and Languages at The University of
Texas at Tyler invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant
Professor in Digital Rhetoric and Writing with specialty in data
analytics and visualization to join the English faculty of
literature and rhetoric/writing in fall 2022 to further develop its
thriving English BA and MA programs. Required qualifications
include Ph.D. (by August 2022) in English or Rhetoric and Writing.
Commitment to composition instruction is required.
Review of application begins on January 15, 2022 and ends
when the position is filled.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
- Research and publication.
- Curriculum development.
- Learning outcome assessment.
- Local community outreach for service learning.
- Ph.D. in English or Rhetoric and Writing (awarded by August
- Ability to teach a wide range of courses in the English program
—data analytical report writing with visualization, multimodal
design, quantitative research methods, composition, and
- Experience in first-year writing/composition instruction.
Teaching first year writing courses an academic year will be a
requirement for this position.
- Experience in writing on the digital platform
- Familiarity with web development platforms as well as UX and UI
- Research experience involving basic use of platforms of data
visualization and analytics, such as R and Tableau
- Combination of training/experience/coursework may be
About The University of Texas at Tyler
The University of Texas at Tyler is part of the prestigious
University of Texas System that includes 14 institutions located
throughout the state. Founded in 1971, UT Tyler today enrolls more
than 10,000 students and consists of six colleges.
Our beautiful Tyler campus features more than 200
acres nestled along a lake and surrounded by thick pine and oak
forests, providing a picturesque location for study and recreation.
For student convenience, we also maintain regional campuses
in Palestine and Longview, as well as a location
We encourage you to visit our campus and see for
yourself why UT Tyler is where you’ll feel at home—and find your
The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement
System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20
hours per week and at least 135 days in length. This position has
the option to elect the Optional Retirement Program (ORP) instead
of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week and at
least 135 days in length.
The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Employment
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation,
gender identity, status as a protected veteran, among other things,
or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Women,
minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities
are encouraged to apply.