THE POSITION: The Department of Writing invites applications for a non-tenure-track, visiting
assistant professor position in composition for the 2012-2013 academic year. The successful
candidate must be a specialist in rhetoric and composition, technical writing, or closely related
field and must have strong interest and experience in teaching first-year writing. Experience with
writing centers is also considered a plus. Duties include teaching primarily first-year composition
with the possibility of teaching one or two upper-level courses depending on qualifications and
department need. Teaching load is typically four courses per semester.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: College writing teaching experience and a PhD in Rhetoric and
Composition, Technical Communication, or closely related field.
APPLICATION: Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until filled.
Electronic submission of materials is encouraged. Candidates should submit a cover letter,
curriculum vitae, and contact information for four references to:
Dr. Scott Payne, Chair
Department of Writing
College of Fine Arts and Communication
University of Central Arkansas
201 Donaghey Avenue, Thompson 308
Conway, AR 72035
UCA IS AN AA/EOE.