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Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor of Technical and Professional Communication, Fall...

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The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Location
Knoxville, TN

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Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor of Technical and Professional Communication, Fall 2022

Location:
Knoxville, TN
Open Date:
Sep 1, 2021
Description:

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor of Technical and Professional Communication with expertise in global scientific communication, whose research and teaching intersect with contemporary issues such as human rights, social justice, digital ethics, global Englishes, civic engagement, public health, and the environment. We are a “Doctoral/Research Extensive” institution, with a departmental endowment that supports research. The department offers the BA, MA, MFA, and PhD. Professors teach a 2/2 load, distributed across undergraduate and graduate courses. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee seeks candidates who can contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. 


Qualifications:

Candidates should have: (1) PhD in hand or expected by August 2022; (2) record of excellent teaching; (3) scholarship warranting appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank; and (4) active research agenda.


Application Instructions:

Applicants should submit a letter of application and a CV via Interfolio.

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Working at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Founded in 1794, the University of Tennessee is one of the nation’s oldest and most storied public universities. Based in Knoxville, Tennessee’s flagship land-grant institution includes the statewide Institute of Agriculture and the Space Institute in Tullahoma. The university embodies excellence in teaching, discovery, scholarship, research, creative activity, outreach, and engagement. Known as the Volunteers, we lead with a spirit of selflessness, empathy, and courage, and strive to be champions for diversity, equity, and inclusion

UT Knoxville is a Research 1 university with 11 academic colleges and more than 900 programs of study. With an enrollment of more than 30,000 students, our academic programs are repeatedly ranked top in their class. The university co-manages Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the country’s most prominent national lab, driving innovation in advanced manufacturing and materials, national security, and more. We are closely connected with our communities through outreach and extension efforts across Tennessee and through partnerships with non-profits, corporations, and industries—regionally, nationally, and around the globe.

The city of Knoxville is nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. The modern, thriving community is surrounded by gorgeous lakes and hundreds of miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails. Situated along the banks of the Tennessee River, our beautiful features an eclectic music scene, internationally recognized festivals, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of diverse cultural activities. Knoxville is located within a day’s drive of Atlanta, Nashville, Asheville, Charlotte, Louisville, Cincinnati, Memphis, Chicago, and Washington D.C.

Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a population of more than 850,000 people. The region houses many leading corporations and organizations, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Pilot/Flying J, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and Regal Cinemas, along with HGTV, Food Network, and other networks owned by Discovery Inc.

As a member of the UT family, you will be surrounded by top-notch faculty, staff, and students from around the world. You will be part of a diverse campus community that is passionate about changing the world and cheering for the Vols on game day.

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