Assistant Professor - English
Position Title: Assistant Professor - English
Department: English - 32211
Vacancy Number: 16F-124
Position Number: 1528
Location of Workplace: Main UNCW Campus
Summary of Position:
The Department of English at the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in professional and technical writing, beginning August 2018. PTW faculty teach undergraduate courses in our department’s professional writing program and graduate courses in the master’s program and in our new post-baccalaureate certificate in science and medical writing.
Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in English, professional and technical writing, or a closely related field as well as a demonstrated commitment to teaching and research.
We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise and demonstrated research related to health and medical rhetorics, rhetorics of science, scientific writing, and/or science, technology, and society (STS). The strongest candidates will have experience teaching with technologies and be eager to engage in research as well as contribute to departmental and university service.
At UNCW, the College of Arts and Sciences provides the vital foundation for the university’s pursuit of excellence. Through our teaching, we educate students for lives of fulfillment in the twenty-first century. Through our research, we advance the state of knowledge and creativity in the arts and sciences. And through our outreach, we improve the quality of life in Southeastern North Carolina and beyond.
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. A public institution with nearly 16,000 students, the university is known for its superb faculty and staff and powerful academic experience. With an array of high-quality programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is consistently recognized at a national level for academic excellence and affordability by publications like U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and The Business Journals. UNCW also recently earned the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, bestowed to higher education institutions dedicated to community involvement.
UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified persons from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
To apply, please complete the online application process that includes uploading a letter of application, curriculum vita, and contact information for three professional references.
Position Type: Permanent
Job Posting Date: 09/27/2017
Priority Consideration Date: 10/27/2017
Priority Consideration Information: Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Address application documents to Colleen Reilly, Search Committee Chair