Job Posting - Hofstra University

Position Title

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track)


Hofstra University

Starting Date


Salary Range


Job Description

Hofstra University’s Department of Writing Studies and Composition seeks to fill an anticipated tenure-track position at the assistant professor level.

Academic Qualifications

This position calls for a PhD in rhetoric and composition with secondary specialization in business writing and/or professional communication.

Experience Requirements

The successful candidate will have a commitment to excellence in first-year writing and to collaboration with one or more of the following schools: Lawrence Herbert School of Communication; Frank G. Zarb School of Business; Peter S. Kalikow School of School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs. We are particularly interested in applicants who can teach and develop curriculum in professional business writing, a new degree requirement for all B.B.A. students at Hofstra. Additional interests in areas such as digital and visual rhetoric, web authoring, and/or document design are desirable.

Application Deadline


Application Process

Please use Interfolio <> to send a letter of application, a CV, an article-length writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Dan Cole, Search Committee Chair, Department of Writing Studies and Composition.

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff, and student body and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.

Mailing Address

Hofstra University
Dept. of Writing Studies and Composition
Mason Hall
1000 Fulton Ave,
Hempstead, NY 11549

Contact Information

Dr. Dan Cole