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Post-Doctoral Associate in the Teaching of Rhetoric and Writing, University Writing Program

University of Florida
Florida, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Jun 25, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Digital Media, Media Studies, Other Communications, Speech & Rhetoric, Humanities, English & Literature
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Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Description

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 15, 2022. 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 $40,000 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 inclusion, see

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. Jessica-Jean Stonecipher, 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).


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