Lecturers in English (Rhetoric)

The Department of English in the College of Arts & Sciences at Texas A&M University invites applications for five, full-time academic professional track (non-tenure) Lecturers in English (Rhetoric) for the 2023-2024 academic year, with possibility of renewal. The start date for this position is August 1, 2023; classes will begin on August 21, 2023.

The position requires a PhD in English or Rhetoric, with a specialization in rhetoric, writing, or technical/professional communication.
Lecturers hold non-tenured appointments with primary responsibility for teaching. The teaching load is 4-4 and will consist of undergraduate courses in professional/technical communication, rhetoric, and composition. The ideal candidate will have experience in
face-to-face and online instruction and a demonstrated commitment to using Open Educational Resources. Depending on departmental need, the successful applicant may also be assigned to teach courses in literary studies and film.

Texas A&M’s English department offers the B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. in English, and minors in English, Professional Writing, Health Humanities and Science Fiction. More information about our department is available at https:/english.tamu.edu.

About Texas A&M: Texas A&M University is a Hispanic-serving and a First-Gen Forward institution committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces excellence.

A member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU) and one of only seventeen universities designated as a land-, sea-, and space-grant institution,

Texas A&M combines academic excellence and cutting-edge research with affordability and a commitment to producing academic, business, and civic leaders. Writing and rhetoric faculty have access to a university-wide writing-in-the-disciplines program housed in our University Writing Center at https://writingcenter.tamu.edu/.

Texas A&M is located in College Station, a thriving community known for the quality of its public schools, a strong local economy, and a low cost of living (https://www.cstx.gov/our_community/recognitions__rankings). College Station is a two-hour drive from Houston and Austin, and three hours away from San Antonio and Dallas.

Qualifications: The position requires a PhD in English, Writing Studies, Rhetoric or a related field with a specialization in rhetoric, writing, or technical/professional communication and relevant teaching experience.

Application Instructions

Applications are only accepted online in PDF or Word format at

Applicants must include
a cover letter
a detailed curriculum vitae
a personal statement of the applicant’s teaching philosophy (2 page limit)
three recommendation letters that address the applicant’s teaching

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, applications should be uploaded by May 30, 2023.

Inquiries about the position may be sent to Dr. Maura Ives, at m-ives@tamu.edu.
Interviews will take place through the Zoom platform.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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