Assistant/Associate Professor of Technical Communication (Multiple Openings)

About Us

The School of Literature, Media, and Communication (LMC) supports undergraduate degrees in Literature, Media, and Communication and Computational Media, and graduate degrees in Digital Media, Human-Computer Interaction, and Global Media and Cultures. The School of LMC’s location at a public technological university in Atlanta makes it an important international center for innovation at the intersection of the arts, media, and technology.  For additional information about the School, consult our website:

The School of LMC believes diversity is foundational to creating the most intellectually vibrant and successful academic communities. Therefore, we seek candidates whose demonstrated commitment to diversity and excellence in teaching, research, professional activities, and community service will make them vital contributors to our shared programmatic vision. We are especially interested in applicants who will work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds, including racial and ethnic minorities, women, individuals who identify with LGBTQIA+ communities, individuals with disabilities, individuals from lower income backgrounds, and/or first-generation college graduates. Women and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


Atlanta, GA

Job Summary

The School of Literature Media and Communication (LMC) at Georgia Tech seeks to appoint two tenure-line faculty in technical communication at the Associate and/or Assistant level.  The typical teaching load is two courses per semester with opportunity to develop courses in candidate's areas of expertise. We are particularly interested in classes that contribute to the Writing and Communication offerings in undergraduate major. Recent relevant courses in the major have included Social Media, Rhetoric of Technical Narratives and Rhetoric of Technical Communication.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. or terminal degree in an appropriate discipline and experience teaching at the undergraduate level. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research at a level appropriate to the rank of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications

We particularly welcome applications from candidates whose work engages with issues of social justice broadly conceived as well as individuals whose work in technical communication can complement and extend programmatic strengths in Black Media Studies, Science Fiction Studies, and Digital Media. As a School that locates diversity as its foundation for excellence, we particularly invite applications from candidates from underrepresented groups. Industry experience and student mentoring experience preferred.

Required Documents to Attach

Please submit a CV, letter describing your qualifications and list of 3 references.

Apply Before Date

Review of applications will start November 7, 2022 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Contact Information

Any questions can be addressed to Dr. Melissa lanetta, Search Chair at

Equal Employment Opportunity

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