Visiting Assistant Professor in Professional Writing Position, U of Central Florida, Department of English, PO Box 161346 Orlando FL 32816
The Department of English at the University of Central Florida seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor specializing in Professional Writing to be employed at our Southern region campus. The non-tenure track position requires a PhD in English, Rhetoric/Composition, or a related field with specialization in technical and/or professional communication from an accredited institution and the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Position begins August 2008. Teaching load is 4/4. Possible assignments will include courses in our online Graduate Certificate in Professional Writing and our online M.A. in Technical Communication as well as our undergraduate professional writing and technical communication courses. Face-to-face courses and office hours will be primarily on UCF's Southern region campus in Cocoa. Must have expertise in developing and teaching web-based courses or be willing to teach online after receiving training on campus.
The Department has over 60 full-time faculty and awards the B.A. in three fields-technical communication, literature, and creative writing. The Department also offers M.A. programs in these three fields as well as a graduate certificate in professional writing, the M.F.A. in creative writing, and a Ph.D in Texts and Technology. The sixth largest university in the country, UCF is located in Orlando, Florida, one of the most dynamic metropolitan areas in the U.S.
Send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, an article-length writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Dawn Trouard, Interim Chair, Department of English, University of Central Florida, P.O. Box 161346, Orlando, FL 32816-1346. Review of applications will begin on May 22 and will continue until the position is filled. Because of our commitment to diversity, we actively seek applications from women and minorities. UCF is an EO/AA employer. Search documents may be viewed by the public upon request, in accordance with Florida Statute.