Visiting Assistant Professor of Technical Communication

Position number: 37282

Visiting Assistant Professor of Technical Communication

Job description

The University of Central Florida Department of English is hiring (two) one-year Visiting Assistant Professors of Technical Communication. Successful applicants will teach in both our undergraduate Technical Communication B.A. track and in our graduate M.A. in Technical Communication. These are 9-month non-tenure earning positions that are non-renewable. The anticipated start date is August 2018 and will entail a 3/3 teaching load.

Minimum qualifications

A Ph.D. or ABD in English, Technical Communication, or a relevant field from an accredited institution; successful teaching experience at the university level. Terminal degree required by time of hire.


Experience teaching technical communication; experience in online instruction; strong interest in one or more of the following areas: information architecture, usability studies, UX, digital humanities, rhetoric of science and technology, technical editing and style, ethical issues in technical communication, or related areas.

Additional application materials

Applicants must apply online at and attach the following documents at the time of application: cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference with contact information, and writing sample (max 30 pages).

Note: please have all documents ready when applying so that they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents.

The selected candidates will need to provide official transcripts.

Initial interviews will be conducted via videoconference or conference call.

For more information, see or contact Madelyn Flammia, Search Committee Chair, at

All application materials must be received by November 30, 2017 to be fully considered. Review of applications will begin as they are received.

UCF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As a public Florida institution, UCF must make application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

Special Conditions

Applicants applying to position 37282 will also be considered for position 38536.

Applicants who have served in a one-year visiting faculty appointment at UCF are not eligible.