Assistant Professor, Term, Rhetoric and Language (Composition and Rhetoric)
University of San Francisco
The Department of Rhetoric and Language seeks a full-time faculty member with expertise in Composition and/or Rhetoric who can demonstrate culturally responsive writing pedagogy and principles, as well as a commitment to diversity, inclusivity, and equity in education through scholarship, teaching, and/or advocacy. The ideal candidate would have a demonstrated record of teaching and research that complements programmatic priorities and needs, such as multimodal rhetoric (written/digital/oral) or developmental/multilingual writing.
This is an opportunity to join a dynamic, committed, and innovative faculty that considers the advancement of social equity to be a core value of its work. USF is among the most diverse universities in the nation, and the Department of Rhetoric and Language seeks a diverse applicant pool.
The Department of Rhetoric and Language at USF is an independent department housing the university's required courses in composition/rhetoric and public speaking, as well as the program in Academic English for Multilingual Students. The Department of Rhetoric and Language is currently proposing significant curricular changes, moving toward a multimodal (digital/oral/written) approach to our Composition and Rhetoric classes.
Term Faculty in the Department of Rhetoric and Language serve on multi-year renewable term contracts and are eligible for promotion to Associate and Full Professor.
Teaching 3-4 courses per semester in undergraduate composition/rhetoric classes. The candidate will be expected to coordinate a multi-section course in area of expertise as well as fulfill other service to the department, college, and university.
Significant university teaching experience; evidence of a strong commitment to teaching; experience teaching multiple levels of composition. The ideal candidate possesses a willingness to work in a culturally diverse environment, and an understanding of and commitment to the mission of the University. A Ph.D. or relevant terminal degree with an emphasis in Composition or Rhetoric is strongly preferred.
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