Job Description

Job ID
UW Stout;Menomonie, WI
Full/Part Time


APPOINTMENT DATES: August 22, 2022 to January 4, 2023

The Department of English, Philosophy, and Communication Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, is seeking to hire part-time and full-time Instructional Academic Staff instructors to teach on-campus sections in the first-year composition program starting fall 2022. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The Department of English, Philosophy, and Communication Studies seeks a colleague to teach in the first-year composition (FYC) program in a collegial department that values collaboration. The FYC program offers five courses from Basic Writing to Honors English. The program serves 2,500 to 3,000 students a year, and it emphasizes a genre-based, applied approach in which students learn to write for a variety of audiences and rhetorical situations.

Minimum qualifications: Master’s degree in Rhetoric and Composition, English, or a related field. Preferred qualifications: minimum of one-year experience teaching college-level composition and record of successfully teaching college-level composition. Experience with teaching composition in a technology-rich environment, including familiarity with online course delivery systems, is desirable, as UW-Stout is a laptop campus.

Salary range is commensurate with education and experience. Full-time teaching load is 5/5.

Adjunct instructors will attend department meetings as requested and are expected to participate in FYC professional development and assessment.

To read more about the FYC program, visit:

Minimal Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Rhetoric and Composition, English, or a related field


The English, Philosophy, and Communication Studies department offers courses in communication studies, English, literature, logic, philosophy, and women and gender studies. Visit our department web site for more information:


University of Wisconsin-Stout prepares lifelong learners, ethical leaders and responsible citizens in an equitable, inclusive, and sustainable environment through collaborative career-focused programs that integrate applied learning, theory and research. UW-Stout is committed to developing an inclusive community that fosters a rich, dynamic, and collaborative environment in which to work and grow, celebrating the diversity of individual perspectives and experiences.

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Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Please be sure you have included the following documents:

  • Current resume
  • Evidence of teaching excellence
  • Contact information for three (3) professional references

It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.

Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.

Contact the following with questions:

Julie Watts, Ph.D.,

Chair of the English, Philosophy, and Communication Studies Department

Phone: 715.232.5375



All qualified candidates meeting application requirements will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against. As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout welcomes applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans, individuals with disabilities and from historically excluded populations. UW-Stout provides equal opportunity to all persons and is committed to inclusive excellence. At UW-Stout we value our differences and welcome diverse perspectives as we continually commit to developing an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees and students.

An offer of employment is contingent upon the final candidate passing a criminal background check and a reference check process. The reference check process includes asking the final candidate and most recent supervisor questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

A successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact our Human Resources office at 715.232.2149.

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