Assistant Professional Professor, English

Texas A&M University

Job Title

Assistant Professional Professor, English


Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi


College Of Liberal Arts

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Job Location

Corpus Christi, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

The Writing Studies faculty at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi invites applications for a non-tenure track Assistant Professional Professor of English to begin fall 2023. Professional track faculty are eligible to progress to the non-tenure track rank of Associate and Senior Professional Professor.

Teaching assignments will consist primarily of first-year composition with the opportunity to teach upper-division writing courses depending upon student need and candidate’s expertise.   

Teaching schedule may involve face to face, blended, and online course delivery.  

Expectations include:

  • Teaching five courses in each regular semester as 80% of workload.

  • Providing service to the department, college, or university equivalent to 20% of workload. 

  • Attending department, college, and university faculty meetings, as well as graduation ceremonies in the fall or spring.

  • Participating in Writing Studies Track Governance

  • Participating in departmental governance

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a vibrant, Hispanic Serving Doctoral Research Institution that proudly provides a solid academic reputation, renowned faculty, and highly rated degree programs since 1947. The University has a heritage of teaching excellence with innovation in research and community engagement as part of the distinguished Texas A&M System. The only university in the nation located on its own island, at the heart of the Texas Gulf Coast. With palm tree lined pathways throughout the campus, nearby natural wetlands, a scenic hike-and-bike trail and pristine views of the beach and bays, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a first-choice institution.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition, Writing Studies, Technical Communication, or a related field OR a Ph.D. in English with one of those emphasis areas, from a regionally accredited institution. Advanced ABD will be considered; degree must be conferred at the time of appointment.

  • Experience teaching college-level writing.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching professional and technical writing courses

  • Online teaching experience

  • A culturally responsive approach to scholarship and teaching


All required documentation must be submitted to be considered for the position.

A completed application will include:

1. A letter of interest addressing qualifications listed (including teaching philosophy),

2. Sample syllabus for first year composition,

3. Curriculum vitae,

4. Copies of unofficial graduate transcripts, and

5. Three professional references including name, address, title, telephone number, and email address.

The job posting will remain open until a finalist has been selected. Applicants are encouraged to apply by Friday, February 10, 2023.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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