Assistant Professor

Denton, Texas, United States

Job description

System Identification Number: 6001720

Posting Origination: UNT

Department: Technical Communication (121900)

College/School: College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Rank/Title: Assistant Professor

Job Summary/Basic Function: The department of technical communication at the University of North Texas invites applications for the assistant professor position (tenure track) in technical communication, Department of Technical Communication, beginning fall 2018.

As a tenure-track member of the faculty, candidates will be expected to develop a record of scholarly research necessary to obtain tenure and to regularly teach undergraduate and graduate technical communication courses. The typical teaching load for junior faculty is 2/2.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit – and takes actions to prevent – discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in technical communication, professional communication, or related field by the time of appointment. Applicants should have a defined research agenda; the ability to teach a variety of foundational courses in the field of technical communication; and experience teaching courses in technical communication.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates who have a scholarly and/or pedagogical interest in content management and development or user experience.

How to apply

Apply online

Required Applicant Documents: Curriculum Vita
Cover Letter
Statement of Research Interests

Special Instructions to Applicants: After initial Skype interviews, a list of three references and an academic writing sample may be requested.

UNT is a major public research university deeply committed to advancing educational excellence and preparing students to become thoughtful, engaged citizens of the world. This is accomplished through a broad and balanced array of programs where well-prepared students and dedicated scholars and artists collaborate with our local and global communities in the creation, integration, application and dissemination of knowledge. In this way, UNT creates an enriched and sustainable future for our students, state, nation and world.