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Date: Wed, 5 Oct 2011 09:18:24 -0500

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*Technical Communications Faculty
College of Arts and Sciences
Tenure-Track, Probationary Appointment*

*Technical Communications Faculty, College of Arts and Sciences*

*Tenure-Track, Probationary Appointment Job Position*

Metropolitan State University is accepting applications for a tenure track,
probationary position in Technical Communications at Assistant Professor
level, to begin Fall semester in August of 2012. The faculty member will
teach undergraduate and graduate level courses, advise students, engage in a
program of research relevant to technical communication, and contribute new
curriculum to this innovative and growing program.

The Department of Communication, Writing, and the Arts, located in the
College of Arts and Sciences, offers a BA in Technical Communication and
Professional Writing, and an MS in Technical Communication. Metropolitan
State’s Technical Communication Program emphasizes new technologies,
relevant theory, and practical, hands-on learning. The program features a
commitment to service learning, excellent computer and library resources,
and an active relationship with Twin Cities' employers and practitioners.
The Department of communication, Writing, and the Arts provides a lively,
interdisciplinary setting for teaching and research.



*Minimum Qualifications:*

· Ph.D. in technical or professional communication or a Ph.D. in a
closely related discipline with a concentration in technical or professional
communication.

· Ph.D. must be completed by August 20, 2012.

· Demonstrated effectiveness in university-level teaching.

· Demonstrated commitment to linking theoretical and practical
learning.

· Demonstrated commitment to serving a culturally diverse student
population.



*Preferred Qualifications:*

· Industry or other relevant, practical experience.

· Preparation and interest in at least two of the following areas:
visual information design, social media and related technology, rhetorical
theory, technical communication theory and research, social issues and
communication technologies, publishing and editing, and interaction design.



*The University: *Metropolitan State University, a member of the Minnesota
State Colleges and Universities System, serves approximately 10,000 students
in the greater Twin Cities Metropolitan area. We are the most diverse
university in the system, with approximately 29% of our students coming from
communities of color. The university offers programs leading to
baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. Visit our web site at
http://www.metrostate.edu



*Salary:* Salary is commensurate with education and experience, and
is determined
by the salary placement process as outlined in the Inter Faculty
Organization (IFO) Master Agreement

* Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining
agreement for the Inter Faculty Organization which can be found at:
http://www.goo.gl/JhY3G <http://goo.gl/JhY3G>



For information on the IFO, go to www.ifo.org**

*Application: *To apply, go to http://goo.gl/odgBv

Applications must be received by

*Closing Date: October 21, 2011.*

*Qualified applicants are required to attach the following documents to
their online application:*

- Cover letter of interest addressing your qualifications for the
position.
- Current curriculum vita.
- One page statement of teaching philosophy.
- Examples of teaching effectiveness (summary of teaching evaluations,
sample syllabi, etc.).
- Three letters of recommendation.
- Names of four (4) references with addresses, email addresses and
telephone numbers.
- Transcripts (Unofficial copies are acceptable. If selected, official
copies will be required.)



If you need assistance with the application database, please contact Jody
Anderson at 651.793.1811. TTY users call 651.772.7687



*Notice*: In accordance with the MnSCU Vehicle Fleet Safety Program,
employees driving on university business who use a rental or state vehicle
shall be required to conform to MnSCU’s vehicle use criteria and consent to
a motor vehicle records check.



*Metropolitan State University is an affirmative action employer. The
University does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status or gender expression,
marital status, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, or
veteran's status in employment, education, and all other areas of the
University. The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified
individuals with disabilities upon request.*



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