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Assistant Professor, Educator of English Composition
University of Cincinnati

Date Posted Sep. 26, 2022
Title Assistant Professor, Educator of English Composition
University University of Cincinnati
Batavia, OH, United States
Department UC Clermont College
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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  • Assistant Professor
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Assistant Professor, Educator of English Composition, UC Clermont College

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation's best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls "the most ambitious campus design program in the country."

With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC's momentum has never been stronger. UC's annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.

Job Overview
University of Cincinnati Clermont College invites applications beginning September 16, 2022, for Assistant Professor-Educator of English Composition. This is a non-tenure track position. Faculty members with non-tenure track titles do not have the right to request a review for tenure. Faculty members with a non-tenure track title may be granted appointments and reappointments for periods ranging from one (1) to seven (7) years each.

About UC Clermont
UC Clermont is an open-admissions, regional campus thirty miles east of the University of Cincinnati in Batavia, Ohio, with an enrollment of approximately 3000 students. The college offers a variety of certificates, transfer programs, two-year technical degrees, and one baccalaureate degree.

Essential Functions

  • Teaching English Composition at all levels.

  • Teaching 12 credit hours per term in the fall and spring semesters.

  • Teaching both face-to-face and online classes.

  • Ongoing scholarship/research.

  • Service to the Department, College, University, and Community.

  • Service on appropriate Composition committees as needed.

  • Participation in developing, coordinating, and assessing curricula and/or programs


Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum qualifications: earned doctorate in English Rhetoric and Composition, English, or related field. All candidates must have the appropriate degree awarded by time of appointment.

  • Preference will be given to the candidates who demonstrate experience with open access education.

  • Additional credentials in the areas of developmental writing, creative writing/fiction, technical/workplace writing, journalism/web-based writing, or Writing Across the Curriculum are advantageous.

  • Candidates must provide evidence of at least one year of full-time college-level teaching experience or the equivalent in part-time (e.g., graduate teaching assistant or adjunct).

Additional Application Information
The application must include:

  • Cover letter, demonstrating evidence of educational background, teaching effectiveness in face-to-face and online environments, and professional development (scholarship/research/creative/ professional activity can, but need not to, include peer-reviewed work and should demonstrate on-going participation in the field).

  • Brief statement of teaching philosophy.

  • Current CV.

  • Official copy of transcript for the highest degree held.

  • Three (3) names of professional references including contact information.

Applications that are missing any of the above listed information will not be considered. To apply for this position, you must be a US citizen or be a valid US green card holder. Applicants requiring sponsorship will not be considered.

Please apply online at Only online applications will be considered. Review of applications for this position will begin September 20, 2022, and continue until the position is filled.

Special Instructions: Candidates for this position who are invited for an interview will be required to deliver a teaching demonstration on a specified topic to the search committee. The topic will be shared at the time candidates are invited for the interview.

Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.

  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.

  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.

  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.

  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.

  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.

  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

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