Assistant Professor, Professional and Technical Writing

Lewis University

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Posted 10.24.12

Assistant Professor, Professional and Technical Writing

Full-time, non tenure-track Assistant Professor level position in the Department of English beginning in the 2013-2014 academic year.  The successful candidate will be a specialist in Rhetoric/Composition with expertise in professional and technical writing.


-Responsible to model the University Mission through dedicated job performance, service excellence to constituencies, respectful collaboration and active support of the University's Mission in Catholic and Lasallian higher education.

-Teach 12 credit hours per semester in courses for majors and non-majors in Professional Writing, Writing in the Disciplines, and Technical Writing.

-Responsible to design and deliver courses in keeping with departmental learning outcomes and teaching philosophy.

-Responsible to assist the English Department in establishing and overseeing internships in Professional and Technical Writing.

Minimum Qualifications:

MA in Rhetoric/Composition.  Three years of college-level teaching excellence.  A background in professional writing and contacts in this field.  Experience in establishing and overseeing internships.  Demonstrated experience in and commitment to teaching first-year writing.

Preferred Qualifications:

PhD in hand, on-the-job experience in professional writing.

Interested applicants may apply online at      

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