Assistant Professor of English/Professional & Technical Writing

Position ID: 21563
Savannah State University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
Liberal Arts
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor
Job Description: 
Posting Number:  2010069 
Classification Title:  Assistant Professor English/Professional &Technical Writing 
Working Title:  Assistant Professor English/Professional &Technical Writing 
Position Type:  Faculty 
Department:  Liberal Arts 
Job Summary/Basic Function:  Assistant Professor in a 10-month, tenure position. Provides high quality instruction in English; teaches upper and lower-level undergraduate courses as assigned in introductory and advanced technical writing for STEM students and English majors, advanced composition, rhetoric and freshman composition series. Responsibilities include teaching 12 hours of technical writing and/or composition per semester; holding office hours, providing meaningful and timely feedback to students, advising English majors, providing service to university, college and/or department infusing technology in teaching, and remaining current in content area(s). Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience; competitive benefits. 
Minimum Qualifications:  Ph.D. with 18 graduate credit hours in the area or related sub-fields required. At least two years of university-level teaching experience required; with primary teaching duties to include technical writing and composition. Preferred experience includes teaching technical and scientific writing, using cutting edge presentation software, web-based research methods, and electronic document management tools; and some experience teaching in one or more of these areas: professional/technical writing, document design and effective presentation skills. Background and/or credit check may be required. 
Closing Date:  Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants:  Complete application online (; submit cover letter, vitae, graduate transcript(s) and three letters of reference to: Asst. Professor English/Professional/Technical Writing Search, Savannah State University; Liberal Arts Department; Box 20029, Savannah, GA 31404 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 


Application Procedure: 
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CIP Discipline Code: 
English Language and Literature, General
Writing, General
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
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Position Type: 
Application Deadline: 
Open Until Filled
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Position Starting Date: 
To Be Determined
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