Job Posting - Arizona State University

Position Title

Clinical Assistant Professor, Technical Communication

Institution

Arizona State University, College of Integrative Sciences and Arts

Position Start Date

Fall 2018

Salary Range

Not specified

Job Description

The Technical Communication faculty in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts on the Polytechnic Campus at Arizona State University invites applications for a Clinical Assistant Professor for the 2018-2019 academic year. The successful candidate will provide instruction in Technical Communication courses in accordance with programmatic needs. The Technical Communication program offers a Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, and a graduate certificate in Technical Communication, as well as an undergraduate concentration in User Experience. Information regarding the Technical Communication program can be viewed at https://cisa.asu.edu/tech-comm. Course assignments will be at the both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and may occur in a variety of modalities (online, on-ground, hybrid). The course load is determined by the faculty head and typically consists of four (4) courses a semester. There is a possibility of course reductions for significant service responsibilities, such as coordinating the Technical Communication internship program or taking a leadership role in curricular development. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in service to the institution and profession as appropriate.

Applications should demonstrate a commitment to high-quality student-centered teaching and to staying current with the practices, technologies, and scholarship in the field of technical communication. We seek candidates whose applications demonstrate the ability to teach a range of undergraduate and graduate technical communication courses. Ideal candidates will have expertise in digital media, social media, web design/authoring, or content creation and management. Familiarity with industry-standard tools for design, content management, structured authoring, and basic web development would be a plus.

Clinical professors are fixed-term faculty members with the possibility of long-term careers at ASU based on continued excellent performance, the needs of the institution, and the availability of funding. Clinical Assistant Professors have potential for advancement to Clinical Associate Professor and Clinical Professor. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure eligible, multiple-year academic appointment. The term is for more than one academic year, but not more than three academic years, and may be renewed. Salary is competitive commensurate with experience. Candidate must reside in Arizona, or be willing to relocate. For more information please visit https://cisa.asu.edu/.

Required Qualifications:
§ Terminal degree in technical or professional communication or related discipline in hand by August 1, 2018
§ Evidence of teaching effectiveness in college-level technical/professional communication courses or closely related courses
§ Demonstrated expertise with technologies for technical communication practice and for teaching
§ Ability to teach a broad range of technical communication courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels
§ Demonstrated record of continued professional development (e.g., conference presentations, service to the profession)
§ Demonstrated commitment to meeting the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities


Desired Qualifications:
§ Workplace experience in technical or professional communication
§ Expertise in digital media, social media, web design/authoring, or content creation and management
§ Experience mentoring graduate (master’s) students
§ Familiarity with industry-standard tools (e.g. Adobe CC, CMS, Madcap Flare, HTML/XML/CSS).
§ Experience teaching online
§ Demonstrated success meeting the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities

Application Procedure:
To apply, visit https://cisa.asu.edu/jobs and upload your application as one combined .pdf document under job number 12256. Only electronic submissions will be reviewed. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications must contain:

1. A letter of interest outlining their scholarly agenda and qualifications and experience as they relate to the position
2. Curriculum vitae
3. Teaching statement including philosophy
4. Evidence of teaching effectiveness for technical/professional communication courses or closely related courses
5. Unofficial graduate transcripts
6. Information for three professional references (their position, title, e-mail, phone number)

The application deadline is 02/02/2018 at 5pm; and if not filled, then every Friday thereafter until the search is closed. Official Transcripts required prior to first day of employment. A background check is required prior to employment. For technical assistance with your application contact cisahr@asu.edu, for position-related questions contact Search Committee Chair, Eva Brumberger, at Eva.Brumberger@asu.edu.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. (See ASU's complete non-discrimination statement at https://asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html; see ASU’s Title IX policy at https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/)

ASU offers applicants an opportunity to voluntarily self-disclose information for the University affirmative action plan; applicants may complete an EEO survey for the position they are applying for online. Information you will need to complete the survey: Job Number: 12256; Job Title: Clinical Assistant Professor, Technical Communication Name: College of Integrative Sciences and Arts

General Information: Arizona State University is a comprehensive public research university named #1 in the United States for innovation for the second consecutive year, followed by #2 Stanford and #3 MIT. We measure our success not by whom we exclude, but rather by whom we include and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities we serve. ASU’s College of Integrative Sciences and Arts is home to innovative teachers who are guided by educational access, student success, applied learning, and interdisciplinary inquiry. We understand there are many paths to achieving a university education, and we build undergraduate and graduate degree programs and pathways that are flexible and relevant for a rapidly changing world. To learn more about ASU and the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts go to: http://about.asu.edu/ and http://cisa.asu.edu. HPC# LS1801 P# TBA

Academic Qualifications

§ Terminal degree in technical or professional communication or related discipline in hand by August 1, 2018

Experience Requirements

§ Evidence of teaching effectiveness in college-level technical/professional communication courses or closely related courses
§ Demonstrated expertise with technologies for technical communication practice and for teaching
§ Ability to teach a broad range of technical communication courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels
§ Demonstrated record of continued professional development (e.g., conference presentations, service to the profession)
§ Demonstrated commitment to meeting the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities

Application Deadline

February 2, 2018

Application Process

To apply, visit https://cisa.asu.edu/jobs and upload your application as one combined .pdf document under job number 12256. Only electronic submissions will be reviewed. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications must contain:

1. A letter of interest outlining their scholarly agenda and qualifications and experience as they relate to the position
2. Curriculum vitae
3. Teaching statement including philosophy
4. Evidence of teaching effectiveness for technical/professional communication courses or closely related courses
5. Unofficial graduate transcripts
6. Information for three professional references (their position, title, e-mail, phone number)

Mailing Address

Online only: https://cisa.asu.edu/jobs

Contact Person

Eva Brumberger, Search Committee Chair

Contact Email

Eva.Brumberger@asu.edu