- September 26, 2019
- Posted by: Elijah Gartin
The English and Modern Languages Department at California State Polytechnic University Pomona invites applications for a tenure-track appointment beginning in the academic year 2020-2021.
Applications for the position of Assistant Professor for the English and Modern Languages
Department with specialization in border/cultural rhetorics and a strong interest in the history and
theory of rhetoric are invited.
Duties and Responsibilities: Duties include ongoing scholarly activity and university service;
responsibilities include undergraduate- and graduate-level teaching and advising in rhetoric,
composition, literacy, writing in the disciplines, workplace writing, and pedagogy.
Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or Communication or Cultural Studies
or Literacy Studies (or other closely related field) from an accredited university at time of
appointment; evidence of the potential for effective college or university teaching; evidence of
potential to build a strong record of scholarly publication; evidence of potential to direct an internship
program or large writing program.
Student Success Statement: Demonstration of ability to contribute to the diversity and excellence of
the academic community through research, teaching and/or service, and of commitment to teaching
and working in a multicultural environment.
Date of Appointment: The university seeks to fill this position beginning in the 2020-2021 academic
year. Application review will begin November 8, 2019, and continue until position is filled—with
first consideration given to completed applications received by November 8, 2019. Early submission
is encouraged. Electronic submission of all application must be submitted online via
For more information about the EML Department, see https://www.cpp.edu/~class/english-modern-
Please address all inquiries to:
Faculty Search Committee
c/o Ms. Maria J. Rodriguez
English and Modern Languages Department
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Pomona, CA 91768
Phone: 909.869.3940 FAX: 909.869.4896