Assistant Professor of Composition and Rhetoric
Submitted by nadya.pittendrigh on June 8, 2018 - 09:04
Assistant Professor of Composition and Rhetoric – FAC000596
School of Arts and Sciences
University of Houston-Victoria
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; experience in teaching English remediation; willingness to assist with English co-requisite remediation program.
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.
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 www.uhv.edu 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 2018. The position will be based in Victoria, a city of about 60,000 in south Texas.
Candidates should submit the following:
- faculty application
- cover letter relating the applicant's expertise to the qualifications listed above
- current curriculum vitae
- list of three references
- evidence of scholarly activity
- any evidence of effective teaching, if available
- list of university level courses taught
- copies of all college transcripts. (Official transcripts will be required of all finalists.)
- 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.
Required Attachments by Candidate: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Evaluation, Transcripts, Other
Employee Status: Regular/Benefits
Job Posting: Jun 7, 2018, 10:00:17 AM
Closing Date (Period for Applying) – External: Jul 31, 2018, 11:59:00 PM