Assistant Professor of English, Rhetoric and Composition

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Assistant Professor of English, Rhetoric and Composition
Department Literature and Language - 21300
Pay Grade 1
Job Category Faculty
Job Summary

The Department of Literature and Language at East Tennessee State University is seeking a qualified individual to fill a tenure-track assistant professor position in the area of Rhetoric and Composition. Responsibilities of this position are to direct our Composition program which includes supervising composition instructors; leading Composition Workshops; and running an assessment of student writing.

9-month contract. Research and service expectations as noted in the T&P guidelines (

Position includes benefits.

ETSU is a comprehensive state university serving the region of the Appalachian Mountains.

Start date August 15, 2018.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Applicants should demonstrate expertise in Rhetoric and Composition through academic research, service, and teaching.

Required Qualifications

Accepting applicants with Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or Ph.D. in English, or related field with an emphasis on Rhetoric and Composition.

Ph.D. requirements must be completed by employment start date.

Experience with First-Year College Writing Program.

Preferred Qualifications

Administrative experience in First-Year College Writing Program.

Salary $47,000

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F00080P
Is this position subject to a criminal background check? No
Is any part of the funding for this posting coming from a grant or outside funding source? No
Open Date 09/14/2017
Close Date 11/06/2017
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please submit cover letter detailing your interest in and qualifications for the position, a CV, and the names and contact information for 3 references. Committee may request other materials at a later date.

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents