East Carolina University - Greenville, NC

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The Department of English at East Carolina University ( is seeking to fill two tenure-track positions at the assistant professor level, specializing in technical and professional communication, to begin August 12, 2013.

Candidates should demonstrate knowledge of contemporary scholarship and well-defined research agendas in technical and professional communication. Particular areas of interest include, but are not limited to, medical and health-care writing, public policy communication, digital media, and technical and/or professional communication training and pedagogy. The successful candidates will support and contribute to teaching and innovative curriculum development in graduate and undergraduate programs in technical and professional communication (online and face-to-face environments), as well as a doctoral program in technical and professional discourse. Appropriate service to the university, community, and profession is expected. We are committed to fostering diversity in our faculty and student body.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. or equivalent by August 2013 is required. All degrees should be from appropriately accredited institutions.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates for these positions must complete a candidate profile and submit the following materials online a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one-page teaching philosophy, one-page research agenda, and one chapter- or article-length writing sample. In addition, candidates will arrange for three current reference letters to be sent to:

Jeffrey Johnson, Chair
Department of English
Bate Building 2201
Mail Stop 555
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858-4353.

Screening begins October 15, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. Official transcript required upon employment.

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