Assistant Professor in Composition and Rhetoric

The Department of English at The University of New Hampshire, invites applications for a full-time benefits-eligible Assistant Professor in Composition and Rhetoric to begin August 2023. 

UNH’s mission and strategic priorities are inextricably linked to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We seek applicants with lived experiences and/or professional service informed by worldviews and/or perspectives about underrepresented group status including race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, and disability and who are committed to work in and help foster an inclusive campus environment.

Qualified applications will have a PhD. in Composition and Rhetoric, English Education, or a closely related field by August 2023.  The successful candidate will teach graduate and undergraduate classes in Composition and Rhetoric, maintain an active research agenda, advise students and serve on exam and dissertation committees, and participate in general program-building efforts. The successful candidate will also participate in writing program administration efforts (first-year writing, professional writing program, undergraduate writing minor, and our PhD program). 

Applicants with secondary interest/specializations in any of following areas are encouraged to apply: Black, Disability, Latinx, and LGBTQIA+ Rhetorics; Alternative Rhetorics; Digital and Visual Rhetorics; Writing/Literacy-Across-the-Curriculum; Writing Assessment.

The course load is 2/2. Applications should include cover letter, CV/dossier, 3 letters of recommendation, graduate transcripts, teaching portfolio, and writing sample and must be uploaded to by November 15, 2022. 

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or marital status.

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