Job Title Visiting Assistant Professor, English (Writing Studies)
Agency Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
Department College Of Liberal Arts Faculty
Proposed Minimum Salary Commensurate
Job Location Corpus Christi, Texas
Job Type Faculty
The Department of English at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi invites applications for a non-tenure track one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of English with a concentration in Writing Studies to begin fall 2020. The successful candidate will teach introductory professional and/or technical writing courses, upper-division writing courses, and first-year composition. The base teaching load for visiting faculty is 4 courses per semester.
The English Department at TAMUCC offers courses in Literary Studies, Writing Studies, and Applied Linguistics. The department's tenure-line faculty members are involved at both the graduate and undergraduate level. Our students and faculty take advantage of the university's location along the Gulf of Mexico and near the border to foster learning, and they draw on Corpus Christi's unique position in South Texas to encourage research and community involvement.
Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition, Writing Studies, or Technical Communication from a regionally accredited institution. Advanced ABD will be considered; degree must be conferred at the time of appointment.
Experience teaching professional and/or technical writing courses and first-year composition.
A culturally sensitive approach to teaching.
Expertise in digital writing and rhetoric, Writing in the Disciplines (WID), and/or culturally responsive pedagogies.
To be considered for the position, all required documentation must be submitted.
A completed application will include:
1. A letter of interest describing teaching philosophy and above qualifications
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Three professional references including name, address, title, telephone number, and email addresses.
The deadline for applications is Monday, April 20, 2020.
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a vibrant, Hispanic Serving Doctoral Research Institution that proudly provides a solid academic reputation, renowned faculty and highly-rated degree programs since 1947. The University has a heritage of teaching excellence with innovation in research and community engagement as part of the distinguished Texas A&M System. With palm tree-lined pathways throughout the campus, nearby natural wetlands, a scenic hike-and-bike trail and a university beach, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is the only university in the nation located on its own island, at the heart of the Texas Gulf Coast.