Assistant Professor-Rhetoric and Composition

Position Summary: 

The Department of English at Florida Atlantic University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin August 2024. Candidates must have teaching and research interests in Rhetoric and Composition. Candidates working in professional writing, digital rhetoric/composition and/or emerging technologies, history of rhetoric, cultural rhetorics, multilingual literacies will be given special consideration.

Further information about the Department can be found at:

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • The new hire will be responsible to the Chair of English
  • Responsible for teaching, research, service, and related administrative activities.
  • Responsible for academic advising and related activities.
  • The new hire may represent the department, college, and/or university, on college, university and/or Statewide committees.
  • The new hire may contribute to the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters Interdisciplinary Ph. D program in Comparative Studies.
  • The new hire may contribute to the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters Center for Peace, Justice, and Human Rights.
  • The new faculty member may also collaborate with interdisciplinary programs on campus such as Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.
  • The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to participate in the Study of the Americas Initiative.

The Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters at Florida Atlantic University seeks scholars who are committed to supporting the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds and to thoughtfully engaging all communities in higher education. Florida Atlantic University embodies a culture of strategic and collaborative community engagement that results in mutual benefit to the institution and the various internal and external communities that it serves.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum qualifications include a PhD in Rhetoric and Composition, or related field, at the time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Relevant teaching experience at the college level, publication record in the field.


Commensurate with Experience

College or Department:

College of Arts and Letters


Boca Raton

Application Deadline:

November 18, 2023