Indiana University East — Assistant or Associate Professor of English

Appointment Status: Tenure Track

Indiana University East School of Humanities & Social Sciences
Richmond, Indiana 

Position Summary – IU East at a Glance
Indiana University East, a regional campus of Indiana University, offers residents of eastern Indiana, western Ohio and beyond a broad range of bachelor’s degrees, selected master’s degrees, and certificates through its traditional main campus in Richmond, off-campus site and online program options. Indiana University East challenges students to grow intellectually and personally in a supportive and scholarly environment where faculty teaching skills and participation in the creation and dissemination of new knowledge and artistic work enhance learning opportunities for all. Indiana University East values a diversity of backgrounds, experiences, and intellectual perspectives among its faculty, staff, and students. The campus is dedicated to being a strong partner in enhancing the educational, cultural, and economic development of the region it serves through community and civic engagement. Learn more about IU East.

Position Summary
Indiana University East invites applications for an anticipated full-time, tenure-track faculty position of Assistant or Associate Professor of English for the academic year beginning August 1, 2023. Candidates for all full-time positions must demonstrate a strong desire to excel in teaching and provide ongoing support for student success, in and out of the classroom. Online delivery of programs is an increasingly important aspect of the IU East enrollment strategy. Candidates for tenure-track positions must also have an interest in building a sustainable program of research, scholarship and/or creative activity. H-1B visa sponsorship is not available for this position. While online teaching is an essential aspect of our programs, regular presence on campus is important to our mission, and is therefore expected.

We look forward to welcoming a new colleague into our department of creative writers, rhetoricians, and literary scholars who are deeply committed to building an equitable scholarly environment that supports individuals from historically underrepresented groups.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
Area of specialization: Technical and Professional Writing. Background in one or more of digital rhetoric, knowledge of current research and best practices in technical and professional communication, the teaching of technical communication, document design, professional writing and rhetorical theories and/or technical editing and publishing.

  • Highly desirable: Interest in teaching writing and designing for the web, with knowledge of markup languages and basic text editors; user experience; grant writing, and/or writing for government and industry.
  • Program development experience or interest in growing a well-established online degree in Technical and Professional Writing is desirable.
  • Teach online and face-to-face introductory and advanced Technical and Professional Writing courses.
  • Maintain an active program of research and scholarship.
  • Participate in service activities across the department, college, school, university, and professional levels.
  • Communicate subject matter clearly, correctly, and effectively. Use methods, materials, and technology appropriate to the subject matter.
  • Manage the learning environment through keeping accurate records, submitting grades and other reports on time, and enforcing school and campus academic policies.
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop a professional rapport with diverse populations within the university and community. 

Diversity Statement
Indiana University East values a diversity of backgrounds, experiences, and intellectual perspectives among its faculty, staff, and students. The campus is dedicated to being a strong partner in enhancing the educational, cultural, and economic development of the region it serves through community and civic engagement. AA/EEO Statement

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualification. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information. Campus Safety and Security

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Required Qualifications
Earned doctorate in Technical and Professional Writing or closely related field (ABD will be considered).- Commitment to high-quality undergraduate and graduate level teaching. 

Department Contact for Questions
Duretta McKee
Human Resources Generalist
djcallah@iue.edu

Special Instructions
Required Documents1. Curriculum vitae2. Letter of application3. List of references

Expected Start Date: 08/01/2023

OAA #: IU-100198-2022
Indiana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. This institution is also a provider of ADA services.

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