Visiting Assistant Professor of Instruction - Dept. of English

Department: English / 0-1223-000 
College: College of Arts & Sciences 
Salary Plan: Faculty 
Hiring Salary: $50,000 / academic year 

The Department of English at the University of South Florida seeks to hire multiple 9-month, full-time, non­tenure earning Visiting Assistant Professors of Instruction to start August 7, 2023. These visiting positions are for the 2023-2024 academic year with possible extension for a second and/or third year. Teaching load is 4/4 with primary teaching responsibilities in First Year Composition and Professional and Technical Communication with occasional potential to teach a course related to your specialization. Courses are capped at 19 students. Salary is $50,000 with first class benefit package available. 

QUALIFICATIONS (Education & Experience): 

Minimum Qualifications: 
Ph.D. or related terminal degree in an English studies discipline (e.g., from an accredited institution by start date, minimum two years' experience teaching writing at the post-secondary level. Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Assistant Professor of Instruction. 

Preferred Qualifications: 
Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition, Technical and Professional Communication or related fields from accredited institution by start date; experience teaching Technical and Professional Communication at the post-secondary level. Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Assistant Professor of Instruction. 


Information for Applicants 

This position is subject to a Level 1 criminal background check. 

Job Opening Number: 33635 

Posting Date: 03/21/2023 

How To Apply 

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Apply online by completing the required information and attaching your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position. 

Applicants should submit a cover letter with attention to teaching experiences, CV, teaching philosophy, and a list of three references (must be in ONE attachment). Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. Apply online at for Job ID 33635. 

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Equal Employment Opportunity 

USF is an equal opportunity, equal access academic institution that embraces diversity in the workplace. 
Conclusion of this search is subject to final budget approval. According to Florida Law, applications and meetings regarding them are open to the public. For disability accommodations, contact Nisha Brijmohan at a minimum of five working days in advance. USF is an AA/EA/EO institution. 

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Federal Rights 

Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws: Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA). 

Work Location 

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About USF 

The University of South Florida is a high-impact global research university dedicated to student success. Over the past 10 years, no other public university in the country has risen faster in U.S. News and World Report's national university rankings than USF. Serving more than 50,000 students on campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee, USF is designated as a Preeminent State Research University by the Florida Board of Governors, placing it in the most elite category among the state's 12 public universities. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference. 

Working at USF 

With more than 16,000 employees at USF, the University of South Florida is one of the largest employers in the Tampa Bay region. At USF you will find opportunities to excel in a rich academic environment that fosters the development and advancement of our employees. We believe in creating a talented, engaged and driven workforce through on-going development and career opportunities. We also offer a first class benefit package that includes medical, dental and life insurance plans, retirement plan options, tuition program and generous leave programs and more. 

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