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Faculty-ESFL-Assistant/Associate Professor-14ASESFL04

Position Deleted on 5/05/2014. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Denton, TX
Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
We seek rhetoricians in the teacher-scholar tradition to contribute to our BA and MA programs in English and the PhD program in rhetoric. We are a small, lively, engaged department that values collegiality and collaboration, both within the department and across the campus. Candidates should be prepared to teach a range courses in writing, rhetoric, and literature (if desired), including graduate courses in the area of specialization. Preference for one position will be given to candidates prepared to teach history of rhetoric. We have other needs in public discourse, professional writing, the rhetorics of cultures and identities, and 18th century literature, but we welcome applications from all rhetoricians who might contribute to our programs. PhD in English, rhetoric, or closely related area is required. Successful applicants will demonstrate excellent teaching; an ongoing program of research (established publication record required for advanced appointment); and a commitment to service. Experience or interest in online instruction is desired.

Texas Woman's University occupies a notable position in higher education as the nation's largest university primarily for women. Established in 1901, TWU is a doctoral/research-intensive public university which emphasizes the liberal arts and sciences as well as specialized and professional studies in business, nursing, health sciences, and education. The College of Arts and Sciences, with over thirty-five percent of TWU's graduate and undergraduate population of over 15,000, prepares students for success in a global world. TWU operates three campuses: Houston, Dallas, and the main campus in Denton (population 115,000), located 40 miles north of the Dallas/Fort Worth area. This metroplex, the nation's fourth largest urban center, has world-class museums, orchestras, opera, ballet, theatre companies, as well as an array of professional and collegiate sports venues. Additional information about the University is available at

Texas Woman's University, an AA/EEO employer, supports diversity. Men and women, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply. All offers of employment will be contingent on the candidate's ability to provide documents which establish proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States. All positions at Texas Woman's University are deemed security sensitive requiring background checks.

To apply, please email letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, a one page statement of research interests/plans, three letters of recommendation, writing sample (approx. 20 pages), sample student course evaluations, and a sample syllabus to (e-mail Header or Subject line must include job title and job code number 14AS-ESFL04).

Date Closed: Review of applications will begin November 15, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled.
Texas Woman's University strives to provide an educational environment that affirms the rights and dignity of each individual, fosters diversity, and encourages a respect for the differences among persons. Discrimination or harassment of any kind is considered inappropriate.

Texas Woman's University is committed to equal opportunity in employment and education and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran's status, or against qualified disabled persons.
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