TT Assistant Professor at William Paterson University

Assistant Professor, Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies, Job Code 631

The Department of English at the William Paterson University of New Jersey invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor in Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies beginning September, 2016. 

The successful candidate will possess a strong research agenda, and an ability to incorporate scholarly work into teaching.  Writing Program, Writing Center, WAC/WID Program or other administrative experience is desirable.  It is expected that the candidate will provide leadership to the department in developing curricula in writing and rhetoric.  Experience in digital rhetoric and writing preferred.  Other subspecialties will also be considered. 

Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition.  Advanced ABD applicants (with degree requirements completed by August 31, 2016) will also be considered. 

William Paterson University is a public institution of higher learning. The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs which range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 11,500 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370 acres suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and contact information for three (3) professional references to Dr. Ian Marshall, Chairperson, Department of English at or via mail to him at William Paterson University, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne, NJ 07470. Electronic submission preferred and should be a single .pdf file. Must reference Job Code in letter of application. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For additional information about the University visit our website at

William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.