Assistant Teaching Professor

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The University Writing Program of the University of Notre Dame invites applications for the position of Assistant Teaching Professor of Writing and Rhetoric. This is a full-time, renewable, non-tenure track position in a dynamic writing program serving undergraduate students. The person hired will teach first-year writing, serve as a mentor to graduate student and other instructors, and contribute to the intellectual life of the program. Our courses are capped at 14-16 students.

We seek applicants with strong teaching records and a commitment to program development.

Requirements: A PhD or ABD in rhetoric and composition. Relevant qualifications include knowledge of one or more of the following: writing across the curriculum; computer-mediated writing instruction; English as a second language instruction; community-based learning; assessment. At least three years of teaching experience in rhetoric and composition is desirable.

Salary: Commensurate with experience
Closing Date: November 15, 2020
Application Instruction: The University of Notre Dame is using Interfolio's ByCommittee to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account. Submit application materials to Interfolio at Cover letter, CV, and three letters of recommendation are required.

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The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration.  The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace.  We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity.  Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

Background Check 

This appointment is also contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.  Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges.  Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment.  Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position.  Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate.  The full procedure can be viewed at

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