Assistant Teaching Professor

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

We seek applicants with strong records of teaching diverse student populations and a commitment to program development. We especially welcome applicants whose expertise supports our program’s ongoing efforts in one or more of the following areas: inclusive pedagogy; community-engaged writing; information literacies; assessment; multimodal writing pedagogy; writing across the curriculum. 

Requirements: A PhD in rhetoric and composition, writing studies, or closely related field by date of appointment. At least three years of experience teaching first-year writing is preferred. 

Salary: Commensurate with experience 

Closing Date: November 15, 2022 

Application Instructions: 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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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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 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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