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The Program inTechnical Communication at the University of Michigan College of Engineering seeks skilled and enthusiastic applicants for the position of Lecturer I. The College of Engineering is committed to the academic excellence of its student body, with special emphasis on the ability of graduates to express themselves and their ideas in a professional and highly successful manner. Thus, the Program in Technical Communication plays a significant role in the delivery of a communication curriculum across the college, with special focus in the first year courses, laboratories and capstone designs. Technical Communication faculty deliver communication instruction in the context of engineering content and engineering project work and integrate technical communication, teamwork, and ethics within the engineering curricula.
Responsibilities of the Lecturer I include, but are not limited to:
Team teaching with engineering faculty and technical communication faculty in undergraduate courses
Teaching communication in context of engineering content and engineering project work by student teams
Designing, preparing and delivering lectures in technical communication
Attending lectures and weekly team meetings of teaching team
Holding office hours
Evaluating and grading student projects, student papers, and oral presentations
Leading discussion and critique sessions
Conducting workshop exercises
Academic degree in technical communication or in an allied field and/or significant relevant training and experience in technical communication or related field
Excellence in written and oral English
Significant training and experience in the teaching of writing
Skill and experience in various technical communication genres
Successful teaching experience
Ability to work effectively with students singly and in engineering project teams
Experience with scientific/engineering content
Academic degree in technical communication or in an allied field, PhD preferred
Industrial experience in technical communication or related field
Leadership in a multi-disciplinary team-based environment
Experience with Engineering and/or Computer Science
Appointment Begin Date: Fall Term 2020; some course preparation work may be required prior to appointment start.
This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturer's Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.
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