Current Opportunities



Department of Literacy and Reading Education Tenure Track Professor

California State University, Fullerton

The Department of Literacy and Reading Education at California State University, Fullerton, invites applications for a tenure-track professor position in literacy curriculum, assessment, and intervention with appointment to begin fall 2020. The department consists of a dynamic and diverse group of faculty scholars who thrive on collaboration and innovative ideas. An on-line application must be received by electronic submission in order to receive consideration.

To apply, visit and select 494156 to begin the application.


Tenure-Track Writing Center Director/ Assistant Professor in the Writing Program

Soka University of America, Orange County

We seek a colleague who will serve a dual position as Director of the Writing Center and as faculty member in the Writing Program. Our ideal candidate will be an outstanding scholar, teacher, and Writing Center administrator with a strong background in Composition and Rhetoric, preferably with research interests and scholarship in Writing Center theory and practice; a strong commitment to a Writing Center as an academic resource for writing and multi-modal communication for students and faculty; a passion for undergraduate teaching; experience in teaching and advising students of diverse backgrounds; the ability to work well with faculty across the university; an interest in cultivating connections among the Writing Center, the Writing Program, and other SUA academic programs; and a continuing program of scholarly activity.

All materials must be received by November 15, 2019.

Please apply by clicking on this link:  



Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Rhetoric and Composition with Specialization in Rhetorics of Science and/or Rhetorics of the Environment

Soka University of America, Orange County

The Writing Program at Soka University of American seeks an outstanding teacher-scholar in writing studies, literacy and/or rhetoric at the rank of assistant professor. The ideal candidate will have an interdisciplinary profile, be able to mentor students across the all five of our Liberal Arts concentrations, and teach at least 1 course per year in our General Education curriculum. We welcome applications from candidates with a PhD in Rhetoric & Composition, English, or related fields. We are especially interested in scholars doing innovative work as researchers and teachers in interdisciplinary areas like rhetorics of science and/or rhetorics of the environment.

All materials must be received by November 15, 2019.

Please apply by clicking on this link:



8/5/2019 – 11/29/2019

Gustavus Adolphus College — full-time tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in Literacy (or Associate Professor with appropriate qualifications) in the Department of Education

This position would begin September 1, 2020. Depending on preparation and interest, the successful candidate may also be appointed as department chair and additional endowed term appointment as the Grace and Bertil Pehrson Professor of Education, which includes an annual stipend and professional development funds.

New Hampshire 


Assistant Professor and Director of First-Year Writing

University of New Hampshire at Manchester

The Literary Arts & Studies (LAS) program of the University of New Hampshire at Manchester seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor position to serve as the First Year Writing program director. The position will begin August 2020.  To apply, please visit:  UNH is an EEO employer.

New Mexico


Assistant Professor, Critical Composition and Writing Studies

The English Department at New Mexico State University seeks a tenure-track assistant professor in Critical Composition and Writing Studies, to contribute to BA, MA, and PhD programs in Rhetoric and Professional Communication. Required: PhD in Composition or closely related field required by August 2020; record of publication commensurate with experience; 3+ years teaching experience. Ideal applicants will have potential to serve as Writing Program Administrator in future.

Apply online by Nov. 12: EO/AA employer./


North Carolina 



English Education Assistant Professor

Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

The Department of English seeks a dynamic teacher/scholar for Assistant Professor. Expertise in how to teach adolescent literature, composition, and/or secondary methods required. Specialization areas may include children’s literature, English grammar, principles of language and/or inclusiveness/diversity in English classrooms. The potential to maintain an active research program and three years of teaching secondary English is essential. Reviews begin Nov. 16, 2019. Application materials are submitted electronically at



ENGLISH Writing and Rhetoric

Elon University, Elon, NC

ENGLISH Writing and Rhetoric. Elon University invites applications for two separate positions in the English department beginning mid-August 2020: a tenure-track assistant professor and a lecturer, both with a focus on writing and rhetorical studies, including first-year writing and professional writing. Requirements: Degree in Writing and Rhetoric, Professional Communication, or a related area. Application materials must be received by November 15, 2019, to be assured of consideration.

Application materials must be received by November 15, 2019, to be assured of consideration.

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Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Literacy and Elementary Education
Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio

The Education Department at Ohio Wesleyan University seeks to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Literacy and Elementary Education. The successful candidate will teach six credit hours or the equivalent per year; responsibilities include teaching Secondary Content Area Literacy, Corrective Reading, Phonics, and Elementary (PreK-5) Literacy. Additional courses to include the Integrated Elementary Methods sequence for the PK-5 licensure program. See details and application information at




Assistant Professor – English

Tulsa Community College, Tulsa, OK

Tulsa Community College is seeking qualified applicants for the 2020-2021 Academic Year for the position of Assistant Professor – English. Master’s degree in English or Master’s degree with 18 graduate hours in English required. Please navigate to to apply. TCC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce




Assistant/Associate Professor, English

Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania

Muhlenberg College seeks applicants with a PhD in literature/language/rhetoric for a full-time, tenure-track (or Associate-level) position directing the college’s Writing Across the Curriculum program and Writing Center and teaching literature and/or language/rhetoric courses in the English Dept (field of specialty open). Send application and dossier (addressed to Grant Scott, Chair Dept of English) as a PDF to or apply through the link below.–English_R0000320



African American Literature Faculty
East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, PA

The English Department at East Stroudsburg University seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in African American literature. Secondary specialization in Latino/a literature, First Nations/Native American/Indigenous literature, Asian American literature, and/or African Diaspora literature is preferred. For Full Description and to Apply, please visit:
Review of the applications will begin November 15, 2019




Assistant Professor in English (Composition and Global Anglophone Literature)

San Antonio, TX

The Department of English at the University of the Incarnate Word seeks applications for an Assistant Professor position in Composition and Global Anglophone Literature with an emphasis on social justice issues (tenure-track, 4-4 teaching load) beginning August 2020. The Assistant Professor in English (Composition and Global Anglophone Literature) will have the opportunity to work across disciplines to further the University’s mission to promote social justice both in and beyond the classroom. In addition to teaching lower- and upper-division courses, this position will balance research and service responsibilities. For more information: 




English Education Tenure Track Position

Utah Valley University’s Department of English and Literature invites applicants for a tenure-track position in English Education, with primary responsibilities to teach English education methods courses and first-year composition and to supervise student teachers. An Ed.D or Ph.D in English Education or a closely related field and a minimum of five years experience teaching English at the secondary level is required.  Applications will be accepted until 11/15/19. If interested, see or contact Lorraine Wallace,




Assistant Professor of English – Composition/Writing

Mount Mary University, Milwaukee, WI

Mount Mary University invites applicants for an Assistant Professor of English – Composition/Writing. This is a full-time, non-tenure track, renewable one year appointment. Strong candidates will be versatile, committed teachers and scholars. Consistent with the mission of the University, the successful candidate will reflect a commitment to social justice and a deep understanding and appreciation for the Catholic intellectual tradition, and a commitment to the education for leadership of a diverse community of women. Link to apply:



Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream – Writing Studies – 1904512 

University of Toronto Mississauga

The University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for up to four full-time teaching stream positions in the area of Writing Studies. The appointments will be made to the Dean’s Office in anticipation of the establishment of a proposed Institute focused on the study of university pedagogy at UTM. The appointments will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, with an expected start date of July 1, 2020, or shortly thereafter.

To apply online, go to: