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Graduate director's blog for the Technical Communication and Rhetoric Program at Texas Tech University

Assistant Professor of Technical Communication & Rhetoric

Posted by Joyce on September 24, 2012

Texas Tech University’s Technical Communication & Rhetoric program invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor (9-month). Desired areas of specialization include intercultural communication, technical communication practice and theory, rhetoric and composition theory, and digital rhetorics. Applicants must hold a PhD in technical communication, composition and rhetoric, or a related field at time of appointment. Applicants must show a record or promise of producing research, peer-reviewed publications, and grants. The successful applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses and provide service to the department, the college, and the university as necessary.  The successful applicant will join a large and vibrant program, with 15 tenure-line faculty and over 100 graduate students, offering the BA in Technical Communication, the MA in Technical Communication (onsite and online), and the PhD in Technical Communication & Rhetoric (onsite and online). New faculty are expected to be engaged in scholarship or creative activity that attracts outside funding in the form of fellowships, grants, exhibits, etc. The program resides in the Department of English, which offers excellent facilities, including computer classrooms, the Usability Research Lab, and the Multiliteracies Lab. TTU is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer, and it encourages applications from minorities, persons with disabilities, and women.

To apply, please submit a CV and letter of application to or search for requisition #87066. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For more information, see or contact Miles Kimball at

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