Assistant Professor of Technical Writing

University of North Florida (Jacksonville)

United States

November 1, 2021

Description

Assistant Professor of Technical Writing Bookmark this Posting Print Preview Apply for this Job Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants must complete an online application at www. unfjobs.org and submit (i) a letter of interest that incorporates teaching philosophy and research agenda , (ii) a current curriculum vita containing at least three references and their contact information , (iii) sample syllabi , and (iv) unofficial transcripts.(Foreign Passport and DS-160) Letters of recommendation will be requested of applicants who are invited to interview. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. Application review for this position will begin on November 1, 2021.

REQUIRED if the applicant answers yes to Question1/Section A within Foreign Influence Review Section of the application.

Posting Details Job Title Assistant Professor of Technical Writing

Position Number 313740 Requisition Number B07658 Position Type Faculty 9-10 Months Class Code Time-limited through N/A Type of Appointment Full-Time, Tenure-Track Faculty Position Sub-Type Regular Length of Appointment 9 months Internal Recruitment? No Working Hours Varies Department English Organization COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES Division Academic Affairs - DIV College College of Arts and Sciences Approved Hiring Salary Range $62,000 to negotiable Pay Basis Annually Equal Opportunity

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The University of North Florida is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution. UNF has a strong commitment to achieving excellence through diversity of faculty, administration, staff, and students. The University encourages applications from ethnic and racial minorities, persons with disabilities, and military veterans and spouses as part of our effort to establish faculty of the highest caliber, skilled in teaching and the scholarship of discovery, application, and integration of knowledge.

General Description / Primary Purpose

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.

Essential Duties

Job Function

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.

Percentage Of Time 100

Marginal Functions

Required Qualifications Faculty Position Required Qualifications

A Ph.D. in English, Rhetoric and Composition, Technical Communication, or related field is required. Ph.D. must be conferred by August 1, 2022.

Departmental Requirements

Three years of experience teaching college-level writing.

Statement(s) of Understanding Definition

Background Check: This position requires a level II background check, which includes fingerprinting. In conjunction with the University's policy, this position may also require a credit check.

Foreign Influence Review : Pursuant to Florida Statute 1010.35, this position requires additional information from all applicants seeking research or research-related positions prior to an interview or offer of employment. Applicants MUST fully complete the Foreign Influence Review section of their application. Additional documents (e.g., passport) may be required based on form responses.

Responsible Employee: The holder of this position is designated as a “Responsible Employee” pursuant to their role under Title IX. Therefore, the incumbent must promptly report allegations of sexual misconduct, sexual violence, and child sexual abuse by or against any student, employee, contractor, or visitor to the University's Title IX Administrator or any divisional Title IX Coordinator.

Required Licensure or Certification

N/A

Machines/Equipment used regularly

Computer, other office equipment.

Anticipated Start Date 08/08/2022 Job Posting Date 09/27/2021 Application Review Date 11/01/2021 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Point of Contact Information James Roarty, 904-620-2273 Hiring Official Keith Cartwright, 904-620-1245 Location if not Jacksonville N/A Special Instructions

Applicants must complete an online application at www. unfjobs.org and submit (i) a letter of interest that incorporates teaching philosophy and research agenda , (ii) a current curriculum vita containing at least three references and their contact information , (iii) sample syllabi , and (iv) unofficial transcripts.( Foreign Passport and DS-160) Letters of recommendation will be requested of applicants who are invited to interview. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. Application review for this position will begin on November 1, 2021.

REQUIRED if the applicant answers yes to Question1/Section A within Foreign Influence Review Section of the application.

Quicklink https: // www. unfjobs.org/postings/17961

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Sample Course Syllabus
  • Optional Documents

  • Passport
  • DS-160
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