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Job Description

Assistant Professor of English, Composition and Rhetoric: Digital Rhetoric - Faculty Position (11129)  

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  • Current Active SU Employees, please login to GullNet and click "Careers at SU."
  • All others, please click Apply Online.
  • See OEAS FAQs (Online Employment Application System FAQs) for help.

The English Department of Salisbury University seeks a qualified candidate in Composition and Rhetoric for an Assistant Professor, tenure-track position beginning August 18, 2015.

Primary Job Duties: Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate courses in digital rhetoric, web-based and professional writing, as well as graduate courses in our MA program such as Research Methods and Rhetorical Criticism. Academic advisement and three-course teaching load each semester. Candidates are expected to be able to use effective teaching and classroom management strategies which enhance the success of diverse learners.

Minimum Qualifications: Doctorate in English required by time of hire. Primary concentrations in Rhetoric, Rhetorical Theory, and Digital Rhetoric are preferred.

Required Knowledge/Skills & Abilities: Evidence of successful teaching skills, promise as a scholar, and interest in service to the department and the university. Interest in supervising the freshman English program and mentoring graduate assistants is also desirable. Secondary areas of interest are welcome.

Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University’s Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following: 1) A letter of application that should outline education history, teaching experience, and interest (including possible secondary areas of specialization), publication record and current prospects in literary writing and any scholarly research activities and interests; Candidates should indicate in their letter of application for which position they are applying. 2) Curriculum Vitae. Additionally, please have three (3) blind letters of reference, provided directly from your professional references or by an Online Credential Service Provider sent directly to

If you have any questions about the position, please contact the search chair, Loren Loving Marquez at All other documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any other documents via Email.

Applications submitted by November 4, 2014 will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Initial interviews will be held via Skype. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verifications of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin August 2015.

Founded in 1925, Salisbury University is one of 13 institutions that compose the University System of Maryland. Salisbury University is a selective undergraduate institution with the University System of Maryland. The University is close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk. SU has been cited nationally as one of the top ten public regional universities in the North according to the U.S. News and World Report, and has also been recognized by the Princeton Review and Kiplinger’s magazine. SU has 380 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8,200.

Staff (non-academic) and Faculty Positions:

Salisbury University utilizes an Online Employment Application System. As indicated by Job Opening, interested applicants MUST apply for certain designated positions via this online system.

  • Current active employees, please login to GullNet and click on the “Careers at SU” link in the left-hand navigation bar.
  • All other applicants including former employees or employees in between contracts (e.g., PTNTT Faculty and Contingent/contractual employees on Summer or Winter break), please click the Apply Online link.

Note: Applicants interested in obtaining a Faculty position and plan to utilize an Online Credential Service Provider (Interfolio, EPCS, etc.), please follow the instructions in the online system and in the job posting/job advertisement.

See OEAS FAQs (Online Employment Application System FAQs) for more information and instructions.

Equal Opportunity Policy

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Salisbury University (SU) has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and equal employment opportunities to all qualified people. To that end, the University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristics. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to: Humberto Aristizabal, Associate Vice President, Institutional Equity, Title IX Coordinator, 100 Holloway Hall; Tel. 410-543-6426.