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Wabash Employment

Visiting Assistant Professor of Rhetoric

Date Posted: 02/03/21

The Wabash College Rhetoric Department invites applications for a one-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2021, with a possibility of a one-year renewal, based upon the changing needs of the department and the College. Expertise and training in rhetorical studies required. Area of specialization is open. 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. Candidates with a commitment to teaching diverse students are especially invited to apply: In 2020, Wabash proudly celebrated the 50th anniversary of its Malcolm X Institute of Black Studies, approximately one-third of our students are Pell grant recipients, and one-third of our students are first-generation college students.

Applications must be submitted electronically at; review will begin on March 1, 2021. At the time of application, applicants will provide a letter of interest that in part addresses qualifications for teaching, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and email addresses for three persons who will submit confidential letters of recommendation. Questions may be directed to Dr. Jennifer Abbott, Professor of Rhetoric,

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 in a diverse, multicultural world. Wabash is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from persons of all backgrounds.

This institution offers benefits to same-sex and different sex domestic partners.


Ms. Jill Keller
Academic Administrative Coordinator
Wabash College
P.O. Box 352
Crawfordsville, IN 47933


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

Dr. Jennifer Abbott
Professor of Rhetoric



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