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Assistant Professor of English: Technical Writing


Position:  Louisiana Tech University is seeking a nine-month tenure-track Assistant Professor of English to teach technical writing for fall 2018.  Salary is competitive.  

Qualifications:  Ph.D. in Technical Writing/Communication or English with a specialization and dissertation in Technical Writing required. Evidence of potential for publication, as well as experience in online pedagogy and web-course design is desired.  

Responsibilities: The position duties include teaching both graduate and undergraduate-level technical writing courses and serving on graduate committees of M. A. candidates with a concentration in technical writing. The course load is 3 sections per quarter with reductions for administrative assignments.  

The Program:  The English Department offers a concentration and minor in technical writing at the undergraduate level, a graduate certificate in technical writing, and an M.A. in English with a Technical Writing specialization. For more information on the English Department and its technical writing program, please visit
http://www.latech.edu/tech/liberal-arts/english/html/literature/index.shtml

Application:  Please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and three current references with telephone numbers in an email attachment to Dr. Susan Roach, Director, School of Literature and Language, msroach@latech.edu.  Application review will begin July 1, 2018 and will continue until position is filled.  

The University: Founded in 1894, Louisiana Tech University has a tradition of commitment to a quality education for students. Located in north central Louisiana between Monroe and Shreveport, the University is categorized as a Doctoral Four-Year 3, as a Carnegie Doctoral/Research University-Intensive, and as a COC-SACS Level VI institution.  As a selective admissions, comprehensive public university, Louisiana Tech is committed to quality in teaching, research, creative activity, public service, and economic development. Louisiana Tech maintains as its highest priority the education and development of its students in a challenging, yet safe and supportive, community of learners. Louisiana Tech provides a technology-rich, interdisciplinary teaching, learning, and research environment to ensure student and faculty success. Louisiana Tech University primarily serves the educational needs of citizens of North Louisiana through strong baccalaureate programs in a broad range of studies in the arts, humanities, liberal arts, and sciences and areas such as agriculture, allied health, architecture, aviation, business, education, engineering, and forestry. As the only university north of Baton Rouge with a college of engineering, the University provides the services to meet the engineering needs throughout central and north Louisiana. Louisiana Tech has a rich engineering heritage and, therefore, has a special responsibility to integrate advanced technology into the teaching and learning of engineering and communication skills. As such, Louisiana Tech University is committed to providing its students with the advanced technological skills that will ensure their success in the internal environment of the University and will prepare them for working environments of the 21st century.

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