Position Title

Assistant Professor of Professional and Technical Writing


Georgia Southern University

Position Start Date

August 1, 2019

Salary Range


Job Description

Georgia Southern University’s Department of Writing and Linguistics invites applications for the position of assistant professor in professional and technical writing. The full text advertisement, including information about the department, faculty, and the complete position announcement with all qualifications and application instructions, is available at https://cah.georgiasouthern.edu/writling/employment-opportunities/. Screening of applications begins October 21, 2018, and continues until the position is filled. Georgia is an open records state. Georgia Southern is an AA/EO institution. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should contact the Vice Provost.

Academic Qualifications

Earned doctorate in a field relevant and suitable to the Department of Writing and Linguistics—such as
Technical, Professional, or Scientific Writing; Rhetoric and Composition; Linguistics; or closely related
field. The degree must be in hand by August 1, 2019.
● Scholarly agenda relevant to Technical, Professional, or Scientific Writing.
● Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the

Experience Requirements

At least one year of part-time college-level teaching experience (may include graduate assistant teaching

Application Deadline

Screening begins October 21, 2018

Application Process

A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above
as well as the applicant’s teaching approach and research agenda; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses,
telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references. Other documentation may be
requested. Only complete applications submitted electronically will be considered. Finalists will be required to
submit to a background investigation. Applications and nominations should be sent to:
Dr. Joanna Schreiber, Search Chair
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Department of Writing and Linguistics
Georgia Southern University
Electronic mail: jschreiber@georgiasouthern.edu
P. O. Box 8026 Statesboro GA 30460-8026
Telephone: 912-478-5908

Mailing Address

Department of Writing and Linguistics
P.O. Box 8026
Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, GA 30460

Contact Information

Joanna Schreiwber