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Job ID: 187087

Lecturer (Continuing)
University of North Texas

Date Posted Jun. 9, 2022
Title Lecturer (Continuing)
University University of North Texas
Denton, TX, United States
Department UNT-Technical Communication-121900
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Creative or Technical Writing

Department Summary
The department is one of the few stand-alone technical communication departments in the country and the only Texas-based program located within a major metropolis. We offer the BA, BS and MA in professional and technical communication, along with an undergraduate certificate in technical writing and a graduate certificate in technical writing.

The University of North Texas is a Carnegie classified Tier 1 research institution located in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area and situated less than 30 miles from the DFW International Airport. The University is located in Denton, TX, which is a culturally eclectic city that is nationally renowned for its music and culture, tech startup initiatives, and beautiful downtown area.

UNT has a highly diverse campus with a wide range of languages spoken in addition to English. We welcome candidates who have experience with HSI/MSIs and/or who speak Spanish, Vietnamese, American Sign Language, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin and other variations), Arabic, Tagalog, Farsi, French, or/and Yoruba.

Position Summary
The University of North Texas invites applications for a full-time Lecturer to begin as early as fall of 2022. The candidate will have a commitment to teaching professional and technical communication courses to a diverse student body. Service activities will include directing undergraduate student recruitment and developing online course materials. As director of student recruiting, the candidate will be responsible for establishing a strategic marketing plan for the recruitment of BA/BS majors and coordinating with others in the department (e.g., Undergraduate Advisor, Student Ambassadors, etc.) to advance departmental goals for student recruitment.

This position is expected to teach 8 course sections per academic year. This position 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). This position includes a path to promotion.

Minimum Qualifications
Master’s degree with a concentration or specialization in technical communication or a related field
Experience teaching technical communication, preferably in higher education settings (face-to-face, online, and/or hybrid)

Preferred Qualifications
Industry experience as a technical communicator or related field
Experience in curricular development (face-to-face, online) and/or developing workplace training

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