Composition and Professional/Technical Communication Faculty, 2 positions


Oregon Tech, a member of the Oregon University System, seeks candidates for two full-time, tenure track positions in the Communication Department. Both are composition positions, one with an emphasis in first year composition and the other with an emphasis in professional and technical communication. Teaching opportunities include lower- and upper-division courses.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in composition and/or professional and technical communication.
  • Teaching experience in composition.
  • Ability to work well with other disciplines and departments.

Applicants are expected to demonstrate a commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Teaching experience in professional and technical communication, possibly including specialized upper-division technical communication courses (documentation development, editing, etc.).
  • Teaching experience with non-traditional students and/or English Language Learners (ELL).
  • Experience with writing assessment.
  • Hands-on professional and technical communication experience in business, industry, and/or academe.
  • Experience with publishing software (desktop, graphics, presentation).
  • Activity in appropriate professional organizations.
  • Evidence of publications/presentations.

To Apply

Offer of employment will be contingent upon ability to successfully complete a criminal history/background check.

Review of applications will begin January 31, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Any applications received after January 31 may not receive full consideration. To apply, send a letter of application, current curriculum vita, and four professional references including names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses electronically to  Application material may also be mailed to Oregon Tech, Attn: Office of Human Resources, #14-66009, 3201 Campus Drive, Klamath Falls, OR 97601 or faxed to (541) 851-5200. 

When submitting information, please do not include pictures or personal data that indicate protected characteristics i.e., race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, or marital status.

For further information about the position or Oregon Tech, please visit our website at or email the search chair, Marilyn Dyrud at

OIT is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/ADA employer

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