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Assistant Professor of Composition and Rhetoric - (FAC000596)

Texas, United States
Not specified
Posted Date
Aug 3, 2018

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Speech & Rhetoric, Education, Other Education
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Houston-Victoria is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in composition and rhetoric at the rank of Assistant Professor. 


Required qualifications: A doctoral degree in Composition and Rhetoric or related field; demonstrated excellence in teaching; evidence of scholarly and professional activities; willingness to teach online courses.


Preferred qualifications: Secondary interests that complement institutional publications and organizations as well as existing academic programs are preferred. Candidates with expertise in any of the following areas will be given particular attention: Integrated reading and writing; digital and/or print literacy pedagogy; fiction or creative non-fiction writing; Writing Center experience.


Position Summary: Teach undergraduate courses; advise students; participate in course and program development; pursue scholarly and professional activities; perform college and professional service; work cooperatively with diverse groups; perform other duties as assigned by the dean of Arts and Sciences and chair of the Division of Arts & Humanities; work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of a diverse student population. See for more information.


The appointment is a nine month position with a 3-3 course teaching load. Opportunities for summer teaching are available. The successful candidates will begin employment in fall 2019. The position will be based in Victoria, a city of about 60,000 in south Texas.  


Candidates should submit the following:

  1. faculty application
  2. cover letter relating the applicant's expertise to the qualifications listed above
  3. current curriculum vitae
  4. list of three references
  5. evidence of scholarly activity
  6. any evidence of effective teaching, if available
  7. list of university level courses taught
  8. copies of all college transcripts. (Official transcripts will be required of all finalists.)
  9. Letters of recommendation

The University of Houston-Victoria is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.




Notes to Applicant  The closing date for this posting has been extended to December 31, 2018. 

Required Attachments by Candidate: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Evaluation, Transcripts, Other

Employee Status: Regular/Benefits Job Posting: Jun 7, 2018, 12:00:00 AM

Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External: Dec 31, 2018, 11:59:00 PM

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