Assistant Professor, Technical and Professional Communication

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Assistant Professor (tenure track) – Technical and Professional Communication


The Department of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Communication at Lawrence Technological University invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Technical and Professional Communication (tenure track), to begin August 2020 with approved funding.  Ph.D. required in Technical and Professional Communication, Rhetoric and Composition, Writing, or a closely related field.  The successful candidate will teach the sophomore-level technical and professional communication course and upper-level communication courses in their area of specialization.  The department is searching for candidates with a scholarly agenda that will leverage the University’s STEM research focus. We are especially interested in applicants with specializations in scientific writing and rhetoric, medical rhetorics, technical writing, digital media, rhetorics of technology, and/or rhetorics of data and information science.  The successful candidate will demonstrate a record of publication and ongoing scholarly research, evidence of successful teaching, and a commitment to equity and inclusion.  


Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, applications should be received by December 1, 2019. 

All applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement of research goals.  Application materials (digital materials preferred) must be sent to humchair@ltu.edu, attention Dr. Jason Barrett.

Lawrence Technological University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


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