Assistant Instructor- English - Professional and Technical Communication

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The Department of English invites applications for a non-tenure-track, full time instructor position in Professionaland Technical Communication. This is a permanent nine-month, full-time teaching appointment beginning August 8, 2022. Teaching load is 4/4 (12 hours per semester), teaching in the professional and technical communication program that primarily serves engineering, allied health sciences, and business majors.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education & Experience):
Minimum Qualifications:
M.A./M.S./MFA from an accredited institution in Professional and Technical Communication, Composition and Rhetoric, or related field. Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Instructor.
Preferred Qualifications:
Ph.D. by start date in Professional and Technical Communication, Composition and Rhetoric, or related field, and demonstrated professional background in Professional and Technical Communication. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching a 4/4 load; teaching online; and/or teaching upper-division PTC courses.

Information for Applicants:
Salary is negotiable. To apply, please visit and attach a cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, evidence of successful research, and provide names and contact information for three references (email to Position is open until filled, review of applications begins on 10/19/2021.

USF Tampa
Information for Applicants
This position is subject to a Level 1 criminal background check.
Job Opening Number: 28770
Job Description
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Posting Date: 10/14/2021
Posting End Date: 12/03/2021

How To Apply
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Apply online by completing the required information and attaching your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Conclusion of this search is subject to final budget approval. According to Florida Law, applications and meetings regarding them are open to the public. USF is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access institution. For disability accommodations, contact Maria Zamora-Albor at, a minimum of five working days in advance.

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About USF
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