Visiting Assistant Professor in Writing: Composition Specialist at the University of Central Arkansas

The Department of Writing invites applications for a non-tenure-track, visiting assistant professor position in composition for the 2012-2013 academic year. The successful candidate must be a specialist in rhetoric and composition, technical writing, or closely related field and must have strong interest and experience in teaching first-year writing. Experience with writing centers is also considered a plus. Duties include teaching primarily first-year composition with the possibility of teaching one or two upper-level courses depending on qualifications and department need. Teaching load is typically four courses per semester.


Minimum Qualifications: College writing teaching experience and a PhD in Rhetoric and Composition, Technical Communication, or closely related field.

Application: Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until filled. Electronic submission of materials is encouraged. Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for four references to:


Dr. Scott Payne, Chair

Department of Writing

College of Fine Arts and Communication

University of Central Arkansas

201 Donaghey Avenue, Thompson 308

Conway, AR 72035