Assistant/Associate Professor, Technical & Professional Writing 497665



Assistant/Associate Professor, Technical & Professional Writing 497665

Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor, Technical & Professional Writing #497665
FTE: 1.00
Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications & Experience

Job Summary/Basic Function

Position Start Date: Fall 2023

The Department of English and Modern Languages invites applications for a tenure track assistant/associate professor in technical & professional writing. The department expects that candidates will teach face to face and online courses in junior level Professional Writing and Technical Report Writing and will develop senior level technical writing and other writing classes.

Given the size and mission of our department, we also expect that the person can also teach composition and possibly literature courses. All candidates should have some training in teaching composition and some experience teaching online courses.

Salaries will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Who We Are:
Lamar University is a diverse and accessible global university for life-long learners with a passion for broad-based community engagement. As a vital contributor to the socioeconomic wellbeing and resilience of the Gulf Coast region, our expertise is recognized locally and beyond. Lamar University is home to more than 17,000 students and is among the fastest growing Texas colleges and universities. LU is a member of The Texas State University System, which is the first higher education system of Texas and maintains the lowest average tuition and fees of any university system in Texas. With more than 100 degree options and a community that cares, Lamar students are always proud to be Cardinals.

Lamar University is committed to fostering a culture of diversity where students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds can learn, work, and serve.

A comprehensive benefits package is offered that includes:
• Health, dental & vision insurance
• Life insurance
• State of Texas Retirement plans
• Tuition covered at 100% for employees, spouses and/or eligible dependent
• Paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays.

Minimum Qualifications:
To be successful in this role and a great addition to our team we need you to come with the following:
• Candidates should have a terminal degree at the time of appointment.
• All candidates should have some training in teaching composition and some experience teaching online courses.

EEO Statement
Lamar University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Veteran's Preference
Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas 805 Government Code, Section 657.003.

Security Sensitive Statement
This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Lamar Expectation of Quality
Employee will support the mission of Lamar by providing high quality, professional services, timely responses and solutions to customer requests.

Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
How to Apply:
Applicants should submit letter of application, CV including names and contact information for professional references, and three (3) confidential letters of recommendation and any supporting material to

If unable to attach materials to application (such as dossier, transcripts, or confidential letters of recommendation), send electronically to jbsanderson@lamar or paper copies to Chair of Search Committee, Human Resources, Lamar University, PO Box 11127, Beaumont TX, 77710.

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