Tenure Track Position in Professional/Technical Writing--Oakland University

Tenure-Track Position in Professional/Technical Writing


The Department of Writing and Rhetoric at Oakland University welcomes applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 15, 2013. We seek a colleague who will teach undergraduate courses in professional writing, contribute to curriculum development for the professional writing track of our writing and rhetoric major, and pursue an active research agenda in professional and technical writing.


Expected teaching assignment is 3/2.


Minimum Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess a Ph.D. in Rhetoric, Technical Communication, Professional Writing, or a related field by August 15, 2013. ABD will be considered upon evidence of substantial progress toward completion of the dissertation. For full consideration, candidates must also have a record of effective teaching with technology and demonstrate an understanding of the importance of technology in contemporary professional writing.


Application Instructions

To apply, please visit 12.0pt;color:#1155CC"> https://academicjobs.oakland.edu/postings/501. Please upload a letter of application describing your research and teaching interests, a detailed curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, names and contact information for three references, 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 in October and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be received by November 15, 2012.


For more information about our program, go to http://oakland.edu/wrt or contact Greg Giberson at giberso2@oakland.edu.


Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.