Assistant Professor of English

  • University of Rio Grande
  • Rio Grande, OH
  • Apr 08, 2021
Full time English/ESL/Writing/Linguistics

Job Description

The English program at the University of Rio Grande/Rio Grande Community College announces a tenure-track position, primarily in composition, at the assistant professor rank. The position is available August 2021.

The successful candidate is primarily responsible for teaching developmental, first-year, and second-year composition courses, business and technical writing courses, and upper-division writing courses. All full-time, tenure track faculty members in the English program teach a minimum of 24 credits of upper and lower-level courses per academic year, including the General Education composition sequence. Faculty members are also expected to advise students and serve on committees.

Qualifications: The position requires a Ph.D. in English or Rhetoric/Composition or a related field. Documented experience with online teaching modalities is expected. Secondary interests in assessment and developmental reading and writing are highly desirable.

Application Instructions: For consideration, please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation about teaching ability, evidence of effective teaching of different levels of undergraduate students, and representative syllabi for writing courses taught (include sample assignments with grading criteria) to Chris Nourse, Director of Human Resources.

Review of candidates will begin immediately. Position is open until filled. Background check and official transcripts required prior to hire. For additional information about Rio, please visit:

The University of Rio Grande/Rio Grande Community College is America's unique private/public institution of higher education designed to provide learners the opportunity to attain a high-quality, high-value education. Our personalized, learner-centered environment promotes successful lives, careers, and responsible citizenship. The campus of the university and community college is nestled in the rolling hills of southeastern Ohio, and is adjacent to the original Bob Evans Farms and Homestead in Rio Grande. Rio is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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