Open Rank/Tenure Track Faculty in Humanites, Social Sciences, and the Arts 2024-2025

The Department of Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts (HSSA) at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology seeks candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor to begin August 2024.

Qualified candidates must hold a Ph.D. or other terminal degree in English, Rhetoric & Composition, Technical Communication, or a related field by your start date, and must demonstrate potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching.  The department and the institute place a high value on engaging students from traditionally underrepresented groups, and candidates from these groups are especially encouraged to apply. Individuals who interact well with both students and faculty within our science, engineering and computer science programs are also encouraged to apply.

Essential job functions include classroom teaching, curriculum development and continuous improvement, research and other professional development activities, student advising and service to the department and institute. A successful candidate will teach both in HSSA and in Rose-Hulman’s Engineering Design program where writing courses and humanities content are integrated with design and technical courses in a team-taught studio format. The person we hire will normally teach a variety of design studios, writing courses, and electives in their areas of expertise and interest.

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is one of the nation’s top undergraduate engineering, science, and mathematics colleges. Our campus in west-central Indiana is home to 2,200 students with a passion for learning. Our mission is to offer these students “the world’s best undergraduate science, engineering and mathematics education in an environment of individual attention and support.” Our new assistant professor will join a diverse, multidisciplinary liberal arts department that teaches all Rose-Hulman students, offering many popular minors and a second major in International Studies.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, and a diversity, equity, and inclusion statement to Applications must be made online. After a preliminary review, the following materials may be requested: a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin in late-February and continue until the position is filled. For questions about the application system, please contact Human Resources via email, For questions about the position itself, please contact the Head of the Department of Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts (HSSA), Dr. Corey Taylor, at

Applications: Only online applications/resumes submitted via the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Employment Opportunities website,, will be accepted until the position is filled. Contact Human Resources via email,, for questions. 


Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. It is the Institute’s policy to treat all employees and applicants equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences, and other employment standards. Rose-Hulman will not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student or applicant for admission on the basis of race, religion, sex, pregnancy, ethnicity, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status (including special disabled veteran, Vietnam-era veteran, or recently separated veteran), predisposing genetic characteristics, or any other protected category under applicable local, state or federal law, including protections for those opposing discrimination or participating in any complaint process on campus or within the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or other human rights agencies. Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please contact the Office of Human Resources. 

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