Languages, Literatures, and Writing: Assistant Teaching Professor of Technical and Professional Writing to teach classes in online and seated environments in technical and professional writing; advise students; and provide professional, institutional, and/or community service consistent with the mission of Miami University Regionals. This is a continuing, promotable, non-tenure-track position. Position begins August 2019.
Require: Ph.D. in English, Composition and Rhetoric, Technical Communication, or a closely related field by date of appointment; experience offering online courses or training; experience teaching in the areas of technical and/or professional writing
Consideration may be given to candidates with experience teaching in both online and seated environment; record of teaching excellence and innovation; demonstrated ability to teach in one or more of the following areas: medical writing, digital writing, and/or grant writing; experience developing and/or managing online curriculum; or demonstrated engagement with service.
The department of Languages, Literatures, and Writing (LLW) is a vibrant department consisting of 24 full-time faculty serving students in multiple majors, including a BA in English Studies (EGS) that can be completed entirely at the Regionals as well as majors in Creative Writing, Literature, Professional Writing, and Linguistics that can be started at the Regionals and completed at Miami’s Oxford campus. We have approximately 75 EGS majors, who work closely with Regionals’ faculty. All full-time continuing faculty serve as faculty advisors to students in EGS and other majors served by our department. In the areas of technical and professional writing, we offer courses in workplace writing, technical writing, medical writing, digital writing, and grant writing. Our department seeks to expand its curriculum offerings through courses that focus on social media and new media. The new faculty member would have the opportunity to contribute to curriculum development.
Submit cover letter and curriculum vitae to https://miamioh.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=6571. Department will request letters of recommendation at a later date. Inquires about the position can be directed to Dr. Marianne Cotugno at firstname.lastname@example.org. Screening of applications begins December 1, 2018 and continues until the position is filled.
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Miami University, established in 1809, is a public university located in Oxford, Ohio. Ranked among the top 50 "Best Values in Public Colleges" by Kiplinger, Miami is recognized as one of the nation's most outstanding undergraduate institutions. With a student body of nearly 19,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions.