Lecturer (multiple-year)

Denton, TX
May 10, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

System Identification Number:

Posting Origination:

Technical Communication (121900)

College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences http://class.unt.edu

Lecturer (multiple-year)

Job Summary/Basic Function:
The University of North Texas invites applications for two full-time lecturers to begin in fall of 2018. Both lecturers will teach courses in the university core, as well as upper-division undergraduate courses for tech comm majors and both will also be responsible for service to the department. Service activities will focus on one of three areas: (1) our student recruitment efforts in the DFW area, (2) academic advising for our current undergraduate majors, or (3) communication with our stakeholders (e.g., alumni newsletters, press releases, etc.).
Both positions will be hired on a renewable, 9-month contract with full state benefits and other perks (e.g., tuition/fee waivers for the employee and dependents).

The Department of Technical Communication at UNT is one of a handful of stand-alone departments of technical communication in the world. We have an active advisory board filled with industry professionals, and our courses focus on client projects that provide students with industry experience. With ongoing investments from the university, our programs and profile have grown significantly and will continue to do so. Learn more at techcomm.unt.edu.

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:
(1) Industry experience as a technical communicator
(2) Master's degree with a concentration or specialization in technical communication or a related field

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience teaching technical communication, preferably in face-to-face and higher education settings

Area of Specialty:
Technical Communication

Position Type:

Tenure Status:
Non-Tenure Track

Appointment Basis:
9 Months

Pay Frequency:

Non-Tenured Appointment Term:
3 Years

Closing Date:
Open Until Search Closed

Review of Applications Begins:

Required Applicant Documents:
Curriculum Vita
Cover Letter


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