Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Professional and Technical Writing

Department of English

Vacancy #13F014
Position #3061

The Department of English at the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in professional and technical writing, beginning August 2013. A Ph.D. in English, PTW, or a closely related field and a demonstrated commitment to teaching and research are required. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise and demonstrated research in organizational communication, global professional communication, and/or data driven research methods. The strongest candidates will have experience teaching in technology-rich environments and be prepared to engage in research as well as to contribute to departmental and university service. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in our department’s professional and technical writing program and graduate courses in the master’s program. The typical teaching load for research-active faculty is three courses per semester; information about the department can be found at: http://www.uncw.edu/english. The Department of English at UNCW is committed to teaching courses in the university’s core curriculum and to extending opportunities for faculty members to develop and teach courses within their specialties.

To apply, please complete the online application process available at http://consensus.uncw.edu. A letter of application, vita, and contact information for three professional references should be addressed to Colleen Reilly (reillyc@uncw.edu), Search Committee Chair, and attached to the online application—not emailed, mailed, or faxed. Adobe PDF or Microsoft Word attachments are required. Priority review of applications will begin October 4, 2012, and continue until the position is filled. Under North Carolina law, applications and related materials are confidential personnel documents and not subject to public release. UNCW is located in an historical resort city midway between the Atlantic coast and the beautiful Cape Fear River.

UNCW actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic, or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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