Postdoctoral Associate in Rhetoric and Writing
University of Florida College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
United States


The University Writing Program at the University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, invites applications for the position of Postdoctoral Associate to begin January 1, 2022. The position is a nine-month, non-tenure accruing appointment with the possibility of renewal up to two additional years. The University Writing Program is a thriving program offering a wide range of writing-intensive courses in areas such as themed critical thinking and writing, writing in the disciplines, and professional writing. Postdoctoral Associates teach existing upper-division courses in areas such as Writing in the Law, Writing in the Medical Sciences, and Writing in the Humanities and develop courses in their own areas of interest. The teaching assignment is 4/3. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package.

We strongly encourage applicants from historically underrepresented groups in the profession. The unit endorses the University of Florida’s value of a diverse and inclusive environment. To learn more about UF’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, see


Ph.D. required. Candidates may have expertise in any area of composition and rhetoric, literature, or culture, though the following interests are encouraged: environmental or social justice rhetoric, digital and media studies, science writing, and public-facing or community-focused writing.

Experience teaching discipline-focused writing is preferred.

Application Instructions

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at and must include: (1) a letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) three confidential letters of recommendation sent on their behalf to their Interfolio submission packet. Student evaluations will be submitted upon request.

Send inquiries to:

Dr. Alison Reynolds, Search Committee Chair

University Writing Program

University of Florida

Gainesville, Florida 32611


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening, which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

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