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Wabash Employment

Visiting Assistant Professor of Rhetoric

Date Posted: 01/13/23

The Wabash College Rhetoric Department invites applications for a one-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2023, with the possibility of renewal, based upon the needs of the department and the College. Expertise and training in rhetorical studies required. Area of specialization is open. Experience or interest in teaching Classical Rhetoric is a plus. Ph.D. preferred, but ABD candidates are encouraged to apply. Teaching responsibilities consist of teaching three courses per semester, including public speaking, persuasion, and the possibility of designing an elective course in area of specialization.

Wabash College offers competitive salaries and benefits with substantial conference support for faculty. Strong applicants will have an appreciation for the broad intellectual community of a liberal arts college and a commitment to excellence in undergraduate mentoring and teaching.

In the midst of a strategic transformation to advance the success of first-generation students, students of color, and students from low-income families, Wabash College is committed to attracting and effectively supporting faculty from all backgrounds, including academically and culturally diverse faculty. More than 25% of our students are federal Pell Grant recipients, one-third of our students are first-generation college students, and about 20% of our students identify as domestic students of color. Wabash has been home to the Malcolm X Institute of Black Studies for more than fifty years, is a member of the USC Race and Equity Center’s Liberal Arts Colleges Racial Equity Leadership Alliance, is a top-60 Liberal Arts College according to U.S. News, and is a member of Colleges That Change Lives.

Applications must be submitted electronically at; review will begin on February 27, 2023. At the time of application, applicants will submit the following:

  • A letter of interest that in part addresses qualifications for teaching and demonstrates the applicant’s commitment to teaching diverse students in ways that promote equity and inclusivity;
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness;
  • Unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts; and
  • Email addresses for three persons who will submit confidential letters of recommendation.

Wabash College, a liberal arts college for men, seeks faculty and staff who are committed to providing quality engagement with students, high levels of academic challenge and support, and meaningful experiences that prepare students for life and leadership among diverse populations around the globe. Wabash is an equal opportunity employer.

Wabash College does not provide H-1B or other immigration case sponsorship for short-term visiting positions.


Ms. Julia Phipps
Academic Administrative Coordinator
Wabash College
P.O. Box 352
Crawfordsville, IN 47933


For general questions about the position or the department, contact:

Dr. Jeff Drury
Department Chair



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