Open date: March 12, 2023
Most recent review date: Monday, Mar 27, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Monday, Mar 11, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The Department of Rhetoric is a leading center for interdisciplinary research and teaching in the humanities and social sciences, committed to the study of rhetorical traditions from the classical to the contemporary eras.
The department invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach undergraduate courses, should a need arise, in any of the following possible areas: Environmental Humanities; Gender and Sexuality; Rhetoric of Visual Culture, Media and/or Literature; Critical Theory; Rhetoric of Law; Rhetoric of Religion; Politics and Rhetoric of Political Theory; Reading and Composition.
General duties: in addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g.., syllabus), and interacting with students outside of class time via email and campus web-based course resources.
Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists. See the review date specified in AP Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for a specific position. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.
PhD, JD, (or equivalent international degree) or enrolled in PhD, JD, or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application.
Completed PhD, JD, or equivalent international degree.
For those who are not US citizens or permanent residents, a legal permit that allows work in the United States (such as a US visa that allows employment) is required by the start date of the position. The department is unable to provide a visa/work permit.
• PhD, JD, or equivalent degree, in the humanities or humanistic social sciences, with
emphasis on interdisciplinary and theoretical approaches.
• Experience teaching at the college level in the U.S.
• If hired to teach Reading & Composition, demonstrated experience teaching reading
and writing in English.
• Potential for successful advising and mentoring of students.
• Potential for program coordination and curriculum development.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
- 3 required (contact information only)
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