Lecturer in Technical Communication in the Writing and Communication Program (WCP)


Atlanta, GA

Job Summary

The Writing and Communication Program (WCP) in the School of Literature, Media and Communication (LMC) at the Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications for a full-time lecturer in Technical Communication to begin on August 1, 2021. In addition to pursuing research in technical and professional communication, the successful candidate will teach a 3-3 load in technical communication courses, with an emphasis on the required service courses, and help support the development of instructors in the WCP. This is a faculty position with full benefits that is renewable annually.

Required Qualifications

An earned degree (Master's or PhD) and a background check are required prior to the appointment.

Preferred Qualifications

Eligible applicants will have a record of excellence teaching service courses in technical communication. Preferred applicants will have a PhD in technical communication, experience with instructor mentoring/preparation; scholarly expertise / research in technical / professional communication; experience working with business and STEM students; and relevant workplace experience. Candidates with research expertise in Black Media, social justice, and/or environmental humanities are encouraged to apply.

Required Documents to Attach

Interested and qualified individuals should submit a vita, a letter that specifically addresses their qualifications to work in a multimodal writing program, and a list of 3 references.

Apply Before Date

Applicants are encouraged to apply by April 15, 2021 for optimal consideration. However, the search will continue until the position is filled.

Contact Information

Questions can be addressed to search chair Melissa Ianetta at mianetta3@gatech.edu.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.