The Department of English & Comparative Literature at UNC-Chapel Hill invites applications for a full-time assistant teaching professor to teach a 3/3 teaching load in technical communication, digital rhetoric, and composition. Areas of expertise might include usability and user-experience, data visualization and analysis, digital media, including web design, content development, game design, grant writing, or writing in technical and scientific disciplines. The successful candidate will help to develop and teach courses in professional and technical communication for advanced undergraduate students and professional Master's students. At UNC-Chapel Hill, technical and professional writing courses are geared to the needs of the undergraduate concentration in Writing, Editing, and Digital Publishing (housed in the Department of English & Comparative Literature), to undergraduate majors in computer science and related fields, and to professional Master's students in computer science, educational technology, and related fields. The successful candidate will also teach courses in the Writing Program (which includes the first-year course, Writing at the Research University, and specialized writing in the disciplines courses) or for other concentrations within major in English & Comparative Literature (https://englishcomplit.unc.edu/undergraduate/). This position has a $45K annual salary and comes with full benefits and retirement. The initial hire will be a one year appointment with the possibility of renewal.
Education and Experience:
Demonstrated excellence and experience in teaching technical communication at the college level is primary and essential.
Technical skills related to expertise (professional design tools, development platforms, etc.)
Experience working in industry is preferred.
Proficiency in a programming language (such as Python or R) is preferred
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Internal Number: 171467
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