Visiting Assistant Professor of English and Writing

Visiting Assistant Professor of English and Writing

The Department of English and Writing within the College of Arts and Letters at The University of Tampa invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in technical writing and editing. This is a one-year position with potential for renewal.

The University of Tampa is a medium-sized, comprehensive, residentially-based private institution of more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The University is ideally situated on a beautiful 110-acre campus next to the Hillsborough River, adjacent to Tampa's dynamic central business district, which is a growing, vibrant, diverse metropolitan area. UT reflects this vibrancy; with 24 consecutive years of enrollment growth UT boasts 260 student organizations, a multicultural student body from 50 states and more than 100 countries, and "Top Tier" ranking in U.S. News & World Report.

We seek applicants capable of teaching both introductory courses in technical and academic writing and upper-level courses in a related area, such as technical editing, visual rhetoric, user experience (UX) design, medical/science writing, training materials, technology-enhanced writing, or accessibility. Special topics courses in the applicant’s area of specialty would be welcome within the Professional Writing and Publishing concentration of our Writing major. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Candidates must have a PhD in English or a related field in hand by August 2023.

The new hire will teach three courses per semester with half of the course load in professional writing and half in academic writing. The successful candidate will be an experienced and successful teacher in both areas. Previous experience in industry, government, or non-profits is welcome.

For further details, and to apply, please visit our website at
Applicants should be prepared to attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and teaching philosophy.

Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2023.

The University of Tampa is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, gender identity, veteran status, or any other non-job related criteria. The University of Tampa recognizes the importance of a multicultural community of students, faculty, and staff who seek to advance our commitment to diversity. The University invites applications from underrepresented groups and those who have academic experiences with diverse populations.

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