Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Humanities and Composition

The Department of Humanities & Communication at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Daytona Beach campus seeks a tenure-track assistant professor with a Ph.D. in English, Rhetoric & Composition, Humanities, or related field. Applicants who are ABD with dissertations near completion and who are scheduled to graduate before August 2024 will also be considered. The successful candidate must have a record of productivity in scholarly presentations and publications that demonstrate the potential to sustain a high-quality research profile in the fields of literature, cultural studies, rhetoric, or similar specialty.


Teaching duties, to begin August 2024, include a combination of general education courses such as literature, first-year writing, humanities, and/or technical communication and upper-level courses in the humanities. Candidates must have a record of teaching excellence. Service responsibilities could include participation on departmental, college, and university committees and other activities to support the department. The first-year course load will be 3/3 with the expectation of active research.


In addition to offering general education courses in writing, humanities, and communication at a STEM-focused university, the department delivers academic programs in Communication and Interdisciplinary Studies, with minors in Humanities, Communication, Latin American Studies, Arabic Studies, Russian Studies, and Chinese Studies. The department has 35 full-time faculty members.

Applicants must apply online at https://embryriddle.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/details/Tenure-Track-Assistant-Professor-of-Humanities-and-Composition_R306857 and submit a letter of application, CV, graduate transcripts, and a list of three references. In their application letter, applicants should note their teaching experience, previous scholarly productivity, and plans for further development of their scholarship. Additional materials, such as a teaching portfolio and/or research statement, may be requested from qualified applicants as the search progresses. The review of candidates will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled. For priority consideration, apply before 15 December 2023.


Embry-Riddle is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. Embry-Riddle is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We continually strive to recognize, respect, and celebrate differences and cultural identities among individuals as we recruit, support, and embrace our diverse community. We work to provide a safe and inclusive environment and to create a climate free of discrimination where cultural competency is fostered through leadership, integrity, care, and respect.

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