Assistant Professor- Rhetoric and Writing Studies

The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) Department of English invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Writing Studies, tenure-track, beginning September 1, 2017 with expertise in technical communication, cultural studies, and community engagement. The successful applicant will be joining a thriving program that includes an undergraduate minor, an online graduate certificate in Technical and Professional Writing, and master’s and doctoral degrees in Rhetoric and Writing Studies/Rhetoric and Composition.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition, Rhetoric and Writing Studies, Rhetoric and Technical Communication, or closely related field in hand by September 1, 2017.  This position requires a demonstrated record of teaching excellence, an active research agenda, and a strong commitment to the success of culturally and linguistically diverse students.  

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must submit letter of application, CV, three current letters of recommendation and a writing sample.  

ABOUT UTEP: The University of Texas at El Paso is an emerging national research university at the heart of the U.S.-Mexico border region committed to the ideals of access and excellence. A leader among Hispanic-serving institutions, UTEP enrolls 23,922 students, about 80 percent of them Hispanic, and is the only doctoral research university in the nation with a majority Mexican-American student body.      

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In keeping with its Access and Excellence mission, the University of Texas at El Paso is committed to an open, diverse, and inclusive learning and working environment that honors the talents, respects the differences, and nurtures the growth and development of all.

The University of Texas at El Paso is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or sexual orientation in employment or the provision of services.