Overview

The University Writing Program (UWP) at The George Washington University in Washington, DC, seeks a specialist in teaching professional, technical, workplace, or business writing, broadly construed, to join the program at the rank of Teaching Assistant Professor (specialized, non-tenure accruing) as early as Fall 2023. The successful candidate will bring an expertise in social justice issues related to technical and professional communication in developing courses and complementing the work of our diverse, multidisciplinary faculty.

We seek a person who can contribute to our First Year Writing (academic writing) division by regularly teaching the required four-credit, first-year introduction to academic writing and research course (UW 1020), as well as collaborate with our other divisions, noted below. We are interested in course offerings that require critical engagement with issues of social justice and DEI practices in professional, technical, workplace, and/or business communication. Courses should incorporate best practices to support international students, non-heritage English writers, and multilingual and multiple-English writers.

Ph.D. or other terminal degree completed by date of appointment; Experience and evidence of excellence teaching courses in professional, technical, workplace, or business writing in a university setting or in a workplace or professional setting; Some familiarity with contemporary composition and/or rhetoric pedagogy.