Visiting Assistant Professor of English

Visiting Assistant Professor of English

Position Details
The Department of English and Writing within the College of Arts and Letters at The University of Tampa invites applications for a one-year, full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of English and Writing to teach courses in Academic Writing to begin August 2023.

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 and World Report.

We seek applicants capable of teaching AWR 101: Writing and Inquiry and AWR 201: Writing and Research, our first- and second-year courses that teach critical reading, writing, and research skills.

Our vibrant and growing Academic Writing (AWR) Program welcomes applicants with experience and enthusiasm for teaching academic writing to students with diverse backgrounds. The ideal candidate will be a dedicated teacher with a demonstrable commitment to academic writing and writing pedagogy. The on-campus, in-person teaching load will be 28 credit hours per year in academic writing, typically consisting of seven four-hour courses. In addition to teaching duties, successful candidates will contribute to the Academic Writing Program by participating in curricular initiatives, taking part in committee work, and developing collegial exchanges with peers.

Successful candidates will have college- or university-level experience teaching academic writing and demonstrated scholarly/professional activity. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Required Attachments
All required documents listed below should be uploaded the attachment box at the bottom of the "My Experience" page of the application before continuing through the application.
1. Cover letter
2. Current Curriculum Vitae
3. Scholarly writing sample of no more than 25 pages

Review of applications will begin on May 1.

The University delivers challenging and high-quality educational experiences to a diverse group of learners. The University has a strong core curriculum rooted in the liberal arts, an enduring commitment to internationalization that has garnered the Senator Paul Simon Award, and a practical, experiential approach to learning.The University offers more than 200 areas of study, including majors in our colleges of Arts and Letters, Business, Natural and Health Sciences and Social Sciences, Math and Education and 14 master's programs.

The College of Arts and Letters (CAL) is a place where theory meets practice and expression meets experience. Guided by faculty who are talented artists and distinguished scholars, students come to CAL to study everything from fleeting 140-character tweets to enduring works of classic literature. The College is home to eight collaborative and innovative academic departments: Art and Design, Communication, English and Writing, Film, Animation and NewMedia, Languages and Linguistics, Music, Philosophy and Religion, and Theatre and Dance.

As a community of scholars and artists, the College of Arts and Letters engages in cutting-edge creative work, technological innovation, critical scholarly practice, and dialogue with diverse communities. Faculty and students across CAL work with emerging technologies in cutting-edge facilities including the stunning new Ferman Center for the Arts, the Bailey Art Studios and FabLAB, the historic Falk Theatre, the Sykes Chapel and Center for Faith and Values, and the Cass media production facilities.

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 todiversity. The University invites applications from underrepresented groups and those who have academic experiences with diverse populations.

Submission Guidelines
To receive full consideration for a faculty appointment with The University of Tampa, please be sure to submit/upload documents as required for this position at time of application submission. Required documents should be submitted in the attachment box at the bottom of the "My Experience" page of the application before continuing through the application.
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Background Check Requirements
Finalists may be required to submit to a criminal background check.

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