Colgate University, Department of Writing and Rhetoric

Position ID:Colgate-Department of Writing and Rhetoric-VAP [#12914]
Position Title: One-Year Visiting Assistant Professor in Rhetoric and Composition
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Hamilton, New York 13346, United States [map]
Subject Area: Rhetoric
Appl Deadline: finished (2018/12/04, finished 2019/04/09)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Writing & Rhetoric at Colgate University invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in Rhetoric and Composition, beginning fall semester 2019. The department seeks a colleague prepared to contribute to the ongoing development of its programs in writing and rhetorical studies.

Required qualifications: PhD (completed or near completion) in rhetoric and composition; experience teaching first-year writing at the university level. Secondary specialties should be in digital rhetoric or visual rhetoric. Experience with or interest in employing new pedagogical technologies would be welcomed.

Teaching responsibilities for the year consist of five courses in introductory and intermediate-level writing and in visual rhetoric, digital rhetoric, or contemporary rhetorical theory.

Cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation must be submitted through Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter how their approach to teaching and scholarship might create an inclusive educational environment. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Colgate University is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2900 students situated in central New York state. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
Writing and Rhetoric Department
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY 13346

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