Assistant Professor in Digital Rhetoric and Writing

The Department of Literature and Languages at The University of Texas at Tyler invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Digital Rhetoric and Writing to join the English faculty of literature and rhetoric/writing in fall 2024 to further develop its thriving English BA and MA programs. Required qualifications include PhD (by August 15, 2024) in Rhetoric and Writing with ability to teach a wide range of courses in the English program—writing with technology, data analytical report writing with visualization, multimodal design, composition, and occasionally, literature. Commitment to composition instruction is required. learning outcome assessment, and local community outreach for service learning.

Preferred credentials include experiences in writing on the digital platform as well as familiarity with web development platforms, UX and UI design, and basic use of platforms of data visualization and analysis.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, curriculum development, research and publication, learning outcome assessment, and local community outreach for service learning. Compensation is competitive and based on credentials.

Tyler is located 90 miles east of Dallas in the scenic Piney Woods area of East Texas. As the cultural center of East Texas, Tyler is a region with over one million people and boasts many amenities such as museums, a planetarium, a ballet, a symphony orchestra, and a renowned performing arts center.  One of the 14 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler offers excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service.  More than 80 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of more than 10,000 students at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine.

To apply: submit letter of interest, curriculum vita, copy of transcript for the highest degree, contact information of three references, and any supporting documents in one file to Incomplete applications will not be considered. For additional information, contact department chair, Hui Wu, at or visit our website: Review of application begins on November 27, 2023 and ends when the position is filled.


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.    

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