UNC-Charlotte: Full-time Lecturer in Technical/Professional Writing

The English Department at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications for a non-tenure-track, 9-month, full-time position as Lecturer in English, beginning August 15, 2012. The position carries a 4/4 teaching load in the Technical/Professional Writing program. This position is for two years, non-renewable. For consideration, apply online at https://jobs.uncc.edu with a letter of application, a vita, a statement of teaching philosophy, a sample syllabus, and names and contact information for three references.

Eligible applicants must have a minimum of a Masters degree in English or a related field, with experience teaching technical/professional writing or technical communication at the postsecondary level. Qualified candidates will exhibit a commitment to excellent teaching; an interest in, or experience with, incorporating technology into teaching and learning; demonstrated ability to contribute to diversity initiatives; and an understanding of technical writing in a global context. Applicants with experience as technical writers in professional, non-academic environments are preferred.

Candidates invited to interview will be asked to provide a teaching portfolio and three original letters of recommendation addressed to: Dr. Aaron Toscano, Technical/Professional Lecturer Search Committee Chair, Department of English, UNC Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28223. Interview candidates will also be asked to provide an official transcript from their academic institution addressed to Dr. Nancy Gutierrez, Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, same address.

Applicants are subject to criminal background checks.

Deadline for applications is April 23, 2012. UNC Charlotte strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. To learn more about the UNC Charlotte English Department, visit our web site at http://www.english.uncc.edu.

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