Director: Communication Program
The School of Literature, Communication, and Culture at Georgia Tech invites applications for Director of the Communication Program (tenure/tenure track) to begin either August 2006 or January 2007. Responsibilities include: administration and curriculum development for 75 sections per semester freshman composition program (with an emphasis on cultural studies) and a 15-section per semester upper division technical communication course; training and mentoring of 30 full-time teaching Fellows; coordination of writing requirements in classes for majors; and continuing development of the programâ€™s electronic pedagogy component. The position includes an evolving leadership role in campus-wide writing initiatives including the creation of a campus writing center.
Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or similar field required. The ideal candidate will have program leadership experience, substantial experience in electronic pedagogy, and a research record appropriate to an appointment as an Associate Professor.
1-1 teaching load, salary competitive, 10- or 11-month appointment possible. Teaching responsibilities include freshman composition or technical communication courses as well as courses in electronic pedagogy to support the Schoolâ€™s B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. programs in digital media. Additional information on LCC is available at http://lcc.gatech.edu/ while information on the Communication program is available at http://www.lcc.gatech.edu/communications.htm
The Search Committee will begin review of applications on April 1 and continue until the position is filled. CV and letter to Jocelyn Thomas, Assistant to the Chair, School of Literature, Communication, and Culture, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332-0165. The Georgia Institute of Technology is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. LCC is especially interested in considering applications from women and minority candidates [R]