JOB: Asst. Professor of Rhetoric & Composition @ Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton

As circulated by the Florida Atlantic University Department of English:

Florida Atlantic University

Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition

 The Department of English at Florida Atlantic University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin August 2018. Candidates must have teaching and research interests in Rhetoric and Composition.  Candidates working in Digital Rhetoric/Composition, Professional Writing, and/or Technical Writing will be given special consideration.

The hired candidate will teach primarily on the Boca Raton campus, with a minor assignment on the Davie campus. We seek a candidate who will balance high-quality scholarship, excellence in teaching, and committed service. Faculty typically teach a 3-2 course schedule. Faculty teach and mentor graduate students in the department’s Master’s Degree programs as well as the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters interdisciplinary Ph. D. program.

Requirements include a Ph. D. in Rhetoric and Composition, or related field, at time of appointment.  Publication record in field and relevant teaching experience at the college level are preferred.  Send letter, vita, and three letters of recommendation to, with the subject line “Rhetoric/Composition Search.”  Applications must be submitted by November 1, 2017.  Applications must also be submitted online at, position number 991930.  A copy of the candidate’s transcript must be attached to the submission.  A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position.

FAU serves a culturally and ethnically diverse six-county region in Southeast Florida (Broward, Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee, Palm Beach, and St. Lucie counties) whose total population is more than five million people. Florida Atlantic University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/equal access institution and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran’s status or other protected status. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711.  FAU is committed to the principles of engaged teaching, research and service.  All persons aspiring to achieve excellence in the practice of these principles are encouraged to apply.

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