Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor -- Hobart and William Smith Colleges

The Writing and Rhetoric Program invites applications for a benefits-eligible, Instructor/Assistant Professor position for one academic year (2012-13 with possibility of renewal) in Composition Studies; PhD preferred, ABD considered. Teaching responsibilities include five courses per year. Candidates must demonstrate teaching excellence; experience with nontraditional evaluation methods including portfolio assessment preferred.


Evaluation of applications begins immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, sample syllabi including assignments, and the names of three references to:

Professor Cheryl Forbes
Writing and Rhetoric Program
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Geneva, NY 14456

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are committed to attracting and supporting faculty and staff that fully represent the racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of the nation and actively seek applications from under-represented groups. The Colleges do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or any other protected status.

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are a highly selective residential liberal arts institution located in a small, diverse city in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. With an enrollment of approximately 2,200, the Colleges offer 62 majors and minors from which students choose two areas of concentration, one of which must be an interdisciplinary program. Creative and extensive programs of international study and public service are also at the core of the Colleges’ mission.


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