Visiting Assistant Professor - One Year Temporary Position
The Writing and Rhetoric Program

The Writing and Rhetoric Program at Hobart and William Smith Colleges invites applications for a one-year temporary position at the Assistant Professor level to begin Fall 2013. Ph.D./ABD required in Professional Writing or Journalism. The teaching load for the position is five courses over two semesters, and will include courses in Journalism, Online Reporting, and other professional writing courses as well as one section of Introductory Writing. The WRRH Program has a set of curricular guidelines and learning practices that grow out of our shared pedagogical philosophy.  We encourage and value innovative teaching within our guidelines.


Candidates should submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and a teaching portfolio that includes a statement of the candidate's teaching philosophy and sample syllabi. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please send materials to:

Margueritte Murphy
Acting Chair, The Writing and Rhetoric Program
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Geneva, NY 14456-3397

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are committed to attracting and supporting faculty and staff that fully represent the racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of the nation and actively seek applications from under-represented groups. The Colleges do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or any other protected status.

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are a highly selective residential liberal arts institution located in a small, diverse city in the Finger Lakes region of New York State.  With an enrollment of approximately 2,200, the Colleges offer 62 majors and minors from which students choose two areas of concentration, one of which must be an interdisciplinary program.  Creative and extensive programs of international study and public service are also at the core of the Colleges’ mission.