Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Professional and Technical Writing

Department of English

Vacancy: #14F039
Position # 3115

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 2014. A Ph.D. in English, PTW, or a closely related field as well as a demonstrated commitment to teaching and research are required. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise and demonstrated research in business writing, scientific/medical writing, and/or grant writing. The strongest candidates will have experience teaching with technologies and be prepared to engage in research as well as 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 Tony Atkins (atkinsa@uncw.edu ), Search Committee Chair, and attached to the online application—not emailed, mailed, or faxed. Adobe PDF attachments are required. Priority review of applications will begin November 24, 2013, 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 is an EEO/AA Employer. UNC Wilmington 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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