Lecturer of Technical Writing (Non-Tenure Track, F0615A1)

Old Dominion University

3011B Perry Library
VA 23529


Jan 30, 2023


Nov 22, 2022

The Department of English at Old Dominion University invites applications for a colleague at the rank of Lecturer to teach ENGL 334: Technical Writing and our newly revised ENGL 211C: Writing, Rhetoric, and Research with the possibility of other courses in technical and professional communication and general education depending on interest, expertise, and experience. This is a full-time, continuing-contract position. The teaching load is a 4-4 with 10-month appointment to begin in Fall 2023.

As an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer, Old Dominion University promotes the full realization of employment opportunities for all persons, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans. ODU bases all employment decisions only on job requirements. These efforts apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, promotion, and compensation. ODU is classified as a Carnegie R1 institution.

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Minimum Requirements:
• M.A. in English with demonstrated teaching, practicing, research, and/or industry experience in technical writing and experience teaching composition.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
• PhD or PhD in progress
• Technical writing teaching experience
• Experience teaching research-based composition

• Online teaching experience
• Established record of successful and innovative teaching
• Experience teaching students from historically underrepresented groups
• Experience as a technical writer in organizational setting