Job Listings

Limited Term Faculty Positions in Technical Communication

Company:
Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, 30144
Category:
Media and Communication Studies
Type:
Full-Time

Job ID: 273062

About Us

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia's largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs to over 43,000 students. Our high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and across the globe. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2) committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional, and national level.  

Our vibrant culture, career opportunities, mission and values and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. As part of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State exemplifies the power and promise of a student-centered, research-driven university.  Our institutional values are student-inspired, promise-fulfilling, elevational, open and impact-generating, and being true to ourselves. In addition, Kennesaw State supports the University of Georgia's core values of accountability, excellence, integrity, and respect.  For more information, visit kennesaw.edu



Location

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.



Department Information

The Department of Technical Communication and Interactive Design offers the Bachelor of Science in Interactive Design (IAD). Housed in the Norman J. Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the IAD program addresses the need for emerging competencies in user interface design and user experience design. Using an interdisciplinary, hands-on approach, the IAD degree develops the technical, theoretical, and creative skills needed to meet the demands of new, digitally-centered careers.

With more than 400 full-time faculty and 8,500 degree-seeking students, the Norman J. Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences prepares the next generation of leaders in a wide array of fields to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century and become contributing citizens in a global society. The home of three Schools and eight Departments, the College offers more than 80 graduate and undergraduate programs of study in both traditional and interdisciplinary fields. RCHSS provides students experiential learning opportunities to enable them to develop leadership, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills, as well as a strong sense of civic engagement.

The College and the Department are committed to the success of our students, faculty, staff, and communities. We seek candidates whose experience has prepared them to fulfill that commitment and to engage our students, partners, and stakeholders effectively.



Job Summary

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, full-time, non-tenure track Limited Term Instructor of Technical Communication or Limited Term Assistant Professor of Technical Communication faculty position in the Department of Technical Communication and Interactive Design (TCID) with a preferred start date of August 2024. This position is for work to be performed in the state of Georgia.



Responsibilities

  • Teach classes such as Technical Writing, Productivity Tools and Technologies, Intro to Digital Media and Culture, and Information Design I.
  • The teaching load is 5 (Fall) and 5 (Spring).
  • Faculty will primarily teach courses in the face-to-face modality. Some sections of TCOM 2010 may be taught hybrid.

Teaching assignments will be based on earned degrees and SACSCOC Faculty Credentials Guidelines.



Required Qualifications

For Limited Term Instructor: 

  • A minimum of a Master's degree, or the foreign equivalent, earned by August 1, 2024, in Technical Communication or a related field.

For Limited Term Assistant Professor: 

  • A Terminal degree (PhD) or the foreign equivalent, earned by August 1, 2024, in Technical Communication or a related field.

AND

  • Experience in teaching face-to-face courses in a higher-education setting.
  • Previous teaching experience at the undergraduate level.

 


Preferred Qualifications

  • Subject-matter knowledge in technical communication genres and information design.
  • Experience using learning management systems.
  • Strong proficiency with both the Adobe Suite and the MS Office suite.
 
 


Required Documents to Attach

1. Current curriculum vitae 
2. Letter of application addressing the candidate's qualifications for the position
3. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (Official Transcripts and Official International Course-by-Course Evaluations Due Upon Hire)
4. Summary of student evaluations (Upload as Additional Documents)
5. Names, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least 3 references

Incomplete applications will not be considered.



Apply Before Date

Review of applications will begin immediately.  For full consideration, please apply by June 13, 2024.



Contact Information

For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Dr. Jonathan Arnett, Technical Communication Program Coordinator, jarnet11@kennesaw.edu.

For technical support or assistance completing a job application, please contact the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or oneusgsupport@usg.edu.

For questions about a specific job posting at Kennesaw State University, please contact the search chair listed under the contact information section on each posting. For general questions about faculty jobs please email facultyjobs@kennesaw.edu



USG Core Values

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy 8.2.18.1.2 and can be found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section8/C224/#p8.2.18_personnel_conduct.

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section6/C2653.

HigherEd360 is part of the HigherEdJobs network.