Department of English

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Composition and Rhetoric

with a sub-specialty in Linguistics

Vacancy: #14F031
Position # 1528

The Department of English at the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship with a specialization in Composition and Rhetoric, and with a secondary interest in Linguistics, to begin August 2014. A PhD in Composition and Rhetoric, Linguistics, ESL Composition, or a closely related field and a demonstrated commitment to teaching and research are required. The preferred candidates will be prepared to teach, as part of their schedule, introductory undergraduate courses in Linguistics, the remainder devoted to undergraduate and graduate courses in Composition and Rhetoric. The typical teaching load for research-active faculty is three courses per semester; information about the department can be found at:

The Department of English at UNCW is committed to teaching courses in the university’s core curriculum and to extending opportunities for faculty members to develop and teach courses within their specialties.

To apply, please complete the online application process available at A letter of application, vita, and contact information for three professional references should be addressed to Prof. Tiffany Gilbert (, Search Committee Chair, and attached to the online application—not emailed, mailed, or faxed. Adobe PDF or Microsoft Word attachments are required. Priority review of applications will begin November 21, 2013, and continue until the position is filled. Under North Carolina law, applications and related materials are confidential personnel documents and not subject to public release.

UNCW is located in an historical resort city midway between the Atlantic coast and the beautiful Cape Fear River.

UNCW is an EEO/AA Employer. UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic, or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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