Director: Communication Program

Director: Communication Program

The School of Literature, Communication, and Culture at Georgia Tech invites applications for Director of the Communication Program (tenure/tenure track) to begin either August 2006 or January 2007. Responsibilities include: administration and curriculum development for 75 sections per semester freshman composition program (with an emphasis on cultural studies) and a 15-section per semester upper division technical communication course; training and mentoring of 30 full-time teaching Fellows; coordination of writing requirements in classes for majors; and continuing development of the program’s electronic pedagogy component. The position includes an evolving leadership role in campus-wide writing initiatives including the creation of a campus writing center.

Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or similar field required. The ideal candidate will have program leadership experience, substantial experience in electronic pedagogy, and a research record appropriate to an appointment as an Associate Professor.

1-1 teaching load, salary competitive, 10- or 11-month appointment possible. Teaching responsibilities include freshman composition or technical communication courses as well as courses in electronic pedagogy to support the School’s B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. programs in digital media. Additional information on LCC is available at http://lcc.gatech.edu/ while information on the Communication program is available at http://www.lcc.gatech.edu/communications.htm

The Search Committee will begin review of applications on April 1 and continue until the position is filled. CV and letter to Jocelyn Thomas, Assistant to the Chair, School of Literature, Communication, and Culture, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332-0165. The Georgia Institute of Technology is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. LCC is especially interested in considering applications from women and minority candidates [R]

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