Visiting Assistant Professor, Composition Specialist, University of Central Arkansas

Visiting Assistant Professor in Writing:

Composition Specialist

The Position: The Department of Writing invites applications for a non-tenure-track, visiting assistant professor position in composition. Teaching load is 4/4 (12 hours per semester). The successful candidate will have experience teaching college writing and should be a specialist in rhetoric and composition, professional writing, or closely related field and must have strong interest and experience in first-year writing. Duties include primarily teaching first-year composition with the possibility of teaching one to three upper-level courses during the year depending on qualifications and department need. The successful candidate should have the capacity to teach, research, advise, and provide leadership.

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

Application: Review of applications begins May 12, 2014 and will continue until filled. Electronic submission of materials is encouraged. Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, 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