Senior Tenured Position in Technical/Professional Writing
University of Delaware
University of Delaware: College of Arts & Sciences: Department of English
Location: Newark, DE
The Department of English at the University of Delaware invites applications for the position of Associate or Full Professor of Technical/Professional Writing. With rich interdisciplinary research and teaching opportunities at UD and in the region, we are particularly interested in scholars with demonstrated interest in building collaborations across disciplines or in the private sector, while also contributing to innovative graduate and undergraduate programs. The successful candidate will be prepared to contribute to the department's record of leadership in scholarship, teaching, and service, and will share the department's commitment to developing and supporting curricular, student, and faculty diversity.
The Department of English includes some of the top scholars and educators of a broad range of fields, including professional writing, rhetoric and composition, literary and cultural studies, English Education, film, creative writing, environmental humanities, print and material culture studies, African American Studies, disability studies, and transatlantic/transnational studies. The successful candidate will join an intellectual community determined to lead the way in re-energizing and redefining the integrated arts of critical research and writing across the spectrum of print and digital media. We seek applicants capable of engaging with our students, and of contributing to our community, with expertise, imagination, and passion. In addition to working with outstanding scholar-educators in the department, English Department faculty benefit from our strong affiliations with and leadership roles in interdisciplinary studies programs on campus, organizations associated with UD faculty (including the Winterthur Museum, Folger Library, Hagley Museum, and The Library Company of Philadelphia), and numerous other archives and resources in the region.
The University of Delaware recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. We are committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds, and we strongly encourage applications from scholars from under-represented groups. UD provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.
Applicants are asked to upload a letter of application and a CV. We will begin reviewing applications on November 4, 2016 and the position is open until filled. The hiring committee will then solicit letters of recommendation and other materials from selected applicants.
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ewark, DE 19716
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