RE: Job market for teachers in Tech Writing

Subject: RE: Job market for teachers in Tech Writing
From: "Evans, Diane L (Rosetta)" <diane_evans -at- merck -dot- com>
To: "'hwarnold -at- alumni -dot- reed -dot- edu'" <hwarnold -at- alumni -dot- reed -dot- edu>, joe -dot- campo -at- solidworks -dot- com, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Fri, 6 Jan 2006 16:46:37 -0500

>If you are interested in teaching writing at the university level, it's
>probably worth noting that most of the English department/writing professor

>jobs are as adjuncts, which in the US often means that you will not have an

>office, or a benefit package, and that work is often assigned on a
per-semester basis, with no guarantee of future teaching assignments, no
>matter how well you teach. This is based on teaching professional
>writing/lit, but I think it's fairly consistent across fields.

Which is why I no longer teach college mathematics...

Diane Evans, recovering educator
Requirements Analyst
Rosetta Inpharmatics

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