Posted until filled, with review of applications to begin April 1, 2020
Full Time/Part Time
Full Time, Benefit Eligible
The Department of English and Technical Communication at Missouri University of Science & Technology is seeking applications for a full-time, ranked, non-tenure track assistant professor of technical communication beginning in Fall 2020. We invite applicants with a specialization in technical and/or professional communication and emphasis on visual communication and multimodal writing.
We encourage applicants who have experience teaching technical, professional, and/or scientific communication in a variety of modalities and who can demonstrate innovative and rhetorically aware incorporation of industry standard design and communication tools in these courses.
We especially encourage applicants with interest in any of the following areas:
* Visual communication
* Multimodal writing
* Digital humanities or digital rhetorics
* Cultural rhetorics
The successful candidate will be prepared to teach courses at all levels in our department's undergraduate and graduate programs in technical communication. Ample opportunities exist to develop new courses or reinvigorate existing course designs within the department. The anticipated teaching load for this position is 4/4, with opportunities for summer appointments if desired.
Missouri S&T is one of the nation's leading research universities with 98 degree programs in 39 disciplines. Founded in 1870 as one of the first technological Institution west of the Mississippi. Located about 100 miles west of St. Louis in the multicultural community of Rolla, Missouri S&T is an accessible, safe, and friendly campus surrounded by Ozarks scenery. Missouri S&T offers degrees in engineering, the sciences, liberal arts, humanities and business, with master's and PhD programs available in many of the science and engineering programs and master's degrees in biological sciences, business administration and technical communication. With nearly 9,000 students enrolled online and on campus, Missouri S&T is big enough to accommodate a diverse population, but small enough for individuals to stand out. Missouri S&T seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples.
Interested candidates should electronically submit their application to Missouri S&T's Human Resources Office at: https://hr.mst.edu/careers/academic-employment/ using Job Reference Number 33102 and consisting of 1) a cover letter, 2) a current curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of teaching philosophy, 4) sample syllabi, and 5) complete contact information for at least 3 references or reference letters may be directly emailed to CASB@mst.edu.
Acceptable electronic formats are PDF and MS Word.
* Master's degree in Technical or Professional Communication or related field
* Ph.D. In Technical or Professional Communication or related field
* Experience teaching professional and/or scientific writing
The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.
Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.
All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
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