Assistant Teaching Professor in the Writing Program, Department of English

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The Georgetown University Writing Program (housed in the English Department) invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor. The Writing Program is responsible for the University’s first-year writing requirement, its writing-in-the-disciplines requirement (called Integrated Writing), and an expanding portfolio of writing courses, programs, and initiatives. Assistant Teaching Professors teach three courses each term, mostly first-year writing (capped at 15 students per section), and contribute to Writing Program initiatives. Non-tenure line faculty at Georgetown University are eligible for merit pay, contract renewal, promotion, benefits (including parental leave), and participation in faculty governance. 


We are looking for a colleague with the following primary qualifications:

  • PhD in Writing Studies, English, or a related field (required by start date)

  • Strong record of teaching and scholarly engagement in Writing Studies

Expertise with one or more of the following areas is desired:

  • Community-engaged pedagogies

  • Digital writing and rhetoric

  • Inclusive, accessible, and anti-racist pedagogies

  • Public writing

Application Instructions:

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Review of applications will begin November 13th. Further materials, including letters of recommendation and teaching portfolio, will be requested at a later date. For questions related to this position, please contact J Palmeri, Director of the Writing Program, at

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