If you would enjoy teaching and mentoring new tech comm professionals, talk to us about our search for new colleagues.
The University of North Texas (UNT) invites applications for two full-time lecturers to begin in fall of 2019. 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 one of a few key areas which might include: (1) public relations coordinating (overseeing web and social media content for the department; (2) events coordinating (organizing major departmental events); (3) corporate relations coordinating (identifying and providing professional development and placement opportunities with local stakeholders).
Both positions will be hired on a multi-year, renewable contract with full state benefits and other perks (e.g., tuition/fee waivers for the employee and dependents).
To learn more, email Chris Lam, Associate Professor and Search Committee Chair, at email@example.com. To apply, submit a cover letter and a resume to both open positions at facultyjobs.unt.edu. The search committee will begin reviewing applications May 29, 2019 and will continue until the search is closed.
UNT is an AA/ADA/EOE institution.
Master's degree with a concentration or specialization in technical communication or a related field
Experience teaching technical communication, preferably in face-to-face and higher education settings
Industry experience as a technical communicator
About University of North Texas
The Department of Technical Communication at UNT is one of a handful of stand-alone academic departments devoted to 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. In eight years, with ongoing investments from the university, our degree programs and profile have grown significantly and will continue to do so. Established in 1890, UNT is the nation’s 25th largest public university with 37,000 students. Students come from 50 states and 133 countries to pursue the 99 bachelor, 83 master, and 36 doctoral degree programs. The vibrant, quirky campus hosts thousands of concerts, theatre performances, and art exhibitions every year, many in our world-class Murchison Performing Arts Center. UNT’s 16 Division I teams compete as part of Conference USA in facilities that include Apogee Stadium, the first stadium to achieve LEED Platinum certification. Alumni include Don Henley, Norah Jones, Bill Moyers, Anne Rice, and Larry McMurtry. UNT is located in Denton, a college city of 130,000 people that is part of the 7 million person Dallas-Fort Worth me...tro area. Located only 30 minutes from DFW International airport, Denton has been recognized as one of the best music scenes in the country, one of the ten fastest growing cities in the United States, one of “the best small towns in America,” and as a “Best Place to Live.” Denton also has a vibrant downtown square, which is now the hub for the city’s thriving start-up scene, which was identified as one of the top 25 High Tech Hotspots in the United States.