Visiting Assistant Professor - Professional/Technical Writing at Oakland University

Visiting Assistant Professor in Writing and Rhetoric - Professional/Technical Writing

The Department of Writing and Rhetoric at Oakland University seeks applicants for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Professional and Technical Writing beginning August 15, 2012.

Applicants must be committed to undergraduate education, in both general education and the Writing and Rhetoric major. Research specializations sought include medical writing, international technical writing, or science writing, but all qualified applicants will receive full consideration.

The successful candidate will pursue an active research agenda, teach courses in professional and technical writing, and engage in service such as developing courses for the Professional Writing track of our growing major in Writing and Rhetoric.

Expected teaching assignment is 3/2.

The candidate must possess a Ph.D. in Rhetoric, Technical Communication, Professional Writing, or a related field by August 15, 2012. The candidate must have a record of effective teaching with technology and demonstrate an understating of the role of new media in contemporary professional writing.

Research specializations sought include medical writing, international technical writing, or science writing, but all qualified applicants will receive full consideration.

Please upload a letter of application describing your research and teaching interests, a detailed curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of recommendation, and unofficial transcripts. If necessary, letters of recommendation and transcripts may be sent to:

Writing and Rhetoric Search Committee
Department of Writing and Rhetoric
378 O’Dowd Hall
Oakland University
Rochester, MI 48309-4492

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For more information about our program, go to http://www.oakland.edu/wrt.

The online application system is available at: https://academicjobs.oakland.edu/postings/355

Oakland University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. [R]

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