Composition Faculty, and Professional and Technical Communication Faculty (2 positions)

Oregon Tech, a member of the Oregon University System, seeks candidates for two full-time, tenure track positions in the Communication Department. Both are composition positions, one with an emphasis in first year composition and the other with an emphasis in professional and technical communication. Teaching opportunities include lower- and upper-division courses.

Minimum qualifications:
 Ph.D. in composition and/or professional and technical communication.
 Teaching experience in composition.
 Ability to work well with other disciplines and departments.

Preferred qualifications:
 Teaching experience in professional and technical communication, possibly including specialized upper-division technical communication courses (documentation development, editing, etc.).
 Teaching experience with non-traditional students and/or English Language Learners (ELL).
 Experience with writing assessment.
 Hands-on professional and technical communication experience in business, industry, and/or academe.
 Experience with publishing software (desktop, graphics, presentation).
 Activity in appropriate professional organizations.
 Evidence of publications/presentations.

Oregon Tech is the only accredited public polytechnic university in the Pacific Northwest. Ranked #2 among “Top Public Regional Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report, Oregon Tech’s primary mission is teaching hands-on skills along with the communication abilities and critical thinking to enable our students to excel. Located in the foothills of southern Oregon, the community offers easy access to outdoor activities with nearby cultural events.

Applicants are expected to demonstrate a commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

 Offer of employment will be contingent upon ability to successfully complete a criminal history/background check.

Review of applications will begin February 14, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Any applications received after February 14th may not receive full consideration. To apply, send a letter of application, current curriculum vita, and four professional references including names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses electronically to oithr@oit.edu. Application material may also be mailed to Oregon Tech, Attn: Office of Human Resources, #14-66009, 3201 Campus Drive, Klamath Falls, OR 97601 or faxed to (541) 851-5200.

When submitting information, please do not include pictures or personal data that indicate protected characteristics i.e., race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, or marital status.

For further information about the position or Oregon Tech, please visit our website at www.oit.edu/jobs or email the search chair, Marilyn Dyrud at Marilyn.Dyrud@oit.edu.

Oregon Tech is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/ADA employer