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Assistant Professor Technical Communication
Milwaukee School of Engineering

Date Posted Nov. 8, 2018
Title Assistant Professor Technical Communication
University Milwaukee School of Engineering
Milwaukee , WI, United States
Department Humanities, Social Science, and Communication
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Communication
    Creative or Technical Writing

Assistant Professor Technical Communication

The Humanities, Social Science, and Communication (HSC) Department at the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) has an Assistant Professor faculty position in the field of Technical Communication. The HSC department offers all MSOE students a compulsory Freshman Studies series throughout the students’ first year, which consists of three courses. Together, the courses provide first year students with a foundation in composition, literature, research, technical composition, and presentation skills, while introducing the students to civic engagement in a small class environment. The new faculty member will teach this Freshman Studies series and work with first year students. A Ph.D. in technical communication or related field is required. The position will be available beginning in fall of 2019. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, Knowledge, and Skills:

  • Experience teaching college students, especially first year students
  • Experience working in a first-year experience program
  • Experience incorporating high-impact learning strategies in the classroom
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to build successful relationships with students and faculty from other departments

The HSC Department has offices in MSOE’s Grohman Museum, home of the Man at Work collection of industrial art. We are home to a cutting-edge a user experience and communication design program and encourage faculty to engage in experiential and high-impact learning strategies that benefit our students.

An institution that also offers degrees in business, nursing, user experience and communication design, and engineering, MSOE is located on the beautiful east side of downtown Milwaukee, just blocks from Lake Michigan and within easy walking distance of the city’s highly acclaimed fine arts and entertainment venues. With approximately 2500 full-time students, our campus maintains an intimate, small-town atmosphere.

Review of materials will begin immediately. Applicants should submit a file which includes: 1) a letter of interest; 2) a current curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of teaching philosophy.

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  • It is the policy of MSOE to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, marital status or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all jobs at the University and to all the terms, benefits, and conditions of employment/enrollment.

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