Writing, Speaking,
and Argument Program



Lecturer / Assistant Professor (Non-Tenure) in Writing

The Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program at the University of Rochester is seeking applications for one or more three-year-renewable positions in writing, at either a lecturer or Assistant Professor non-tenure-track levels. We seek candidates with a primary commitment to teaching, an interest in research, and the ability to contribute positively to our innovative and collaborative interdisciplinary community. A Ph.D. in writing studies, composition/rhetoric, or related field is expected, but ABDs will be considered. Writing experience in the sciences or social sciences is a plus, as is a secondary focus on digital writing or technology-based pedagogies.

Responsibilities include

While research is not required, we support faculty research through collaborative research projects, writing groups, and conference support. For more information about our program, please refer to writing.rochester.edu.

Initial Academic Year: Beginning approximately September 1, 2017 – May 31, 2018. Competitive Salary.


To apply, please visit the posted position here https://www.rochester.edu/faculty-recruiting/positions/show/4712.

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one-to two-page teaching philosophy, examples of scholarly work, course evaluations, and three letters of recommendation to the Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program.

Application review will begin March 1, 2017.

The University of Rochester, an Equal Opportunity Employer, has a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in higher education.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled