Visiting Assistant Professor

The Department of Humanities at Michigan Technological University invites applications for a visiting assistant professor position in Professional and Technical Communication to begin August 2021. Candidates should have a record of excellent teaching and scholarly work in technical communication, broadly defined. The department's faculty teach and engage in research that both shapes and benefits from a rich multi-disciplinary environment. The department offers doctoral and master’s degrees in the interdisciplinary Rhetoric, Theory, and Culture program and undergraduate major degrees in Scientific and Technical Communication; Communication, Culture, and Media; and English. Please see our website: The teaching load is 3 courses (9 hrs.) per semester for a one-year appointment with competitive salary and benefits.

Applicants will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (including sample syllabi). Candidates will be asked for the names and contact information for three reference providers. Please provide at least one reference contact who can address your teaching abilities.

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

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