Assistant Professor of Technical Writing
- Location details
- University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida
- Position type
- Professor, Assistant
- Organization type
- 4-year college or university
- Technical and business writing
- Employment category
- Tenure Status
- Tenure or tenure track
The Department of English seeks to hire an assistant professor of English with a specialty in Technical Writing who can research and teach in one or more of the following areas: 1) rhetorics of science, technology, and medicine; 2) visual or digital rhetoric/critical digital literacy; 3) cultural rhetorics with an emphasis on race. The position is a 3/3 course load with responsibilities that include teaching technical writing at a variety of levels, from first-year courses to upper level technical writing courses to graduate courses in our Rhetoric and Composition M.A. Concentration.
The Department of English advises the student-run Spinnaker Media; we direct the university’s “Writing Around the Curriculum” Quality Enhancement Plan; and we coordinate interdisciplinary minors in Digital Humanities and Africana Studies. The successful candidate would expand our offerings in one or more of these areas. The department values equity and diversity and community-based learning and will prioritize applications that directly incorporate these values into teaching, research, and service.