Published on January 20, 2017

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology invites applications for a two-year visiting assistant professor of English starting in August 2017.

The position requires teaching professional and technical communication courses, as well as developing elective courses in the candidate’s areas of interest suitable for undergraduate non-majors.  Preferred areas of interest include digital humanities, ethnic rhetorics, histories of rhetoric, public speaking, communication science, professional and technical communication, and rhetoric and composition. The successful candidate will bring new strengths to a multidisciplinary Humanities and Social Sciences Department.  A strong commitment to and experience in undergraduate teaching is expected.  Essential job functions include classroom teaching, student advising, curriculum development and continuous improvement of curriculum, service, committee work, and professional development.  A doctorate or near completion in English or a related field required. For eighteen consecutive years U.S. News and World Report has ranked Rose-Hulman first among engineering colleges that do not offer a PhD.

To apply, submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching excellence, and three letters of recommendation (at least one addressing teaching) online at, where interested candidates will find more details about the position.  Application closes March 1, 2017.