Visiting Assistant Professor-Writing

Position Description

The Department of English seeks two Visiting Assistant Professors to teach in the Freshman Writing program with a possibility of other courses depending on needs. 

Housed in the English Department, the Freshman Writing Program at Tulane University brings together outstanding faculty to teach academic writing in a seminar-style setting. 


PhD in English, Composition & Rhetoric, or other relevant field.

Experience teaching writing at the post-secondary level.

Application Instructions

Submit the following:

• Cover letter/application letter

• CV

• 1-2 sample syllabi

• 3 Letters of recommendation

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Please Note: Tulane University has officially adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. All employees and visiting faculty must be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccination or obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption prior to beginning employment.

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane is actively building a campus culture grounded in our values of EDI and anti-racism. We seek and welcome candidate applications from historically underrepresented groups, such as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color), women, LGBTQ+, and those living with disabilities as well as veterans. 

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane University will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

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