Now Accepting Applications for the 2013-2014 Brittain Postdoctoral Fellowship

Marion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellowship in Composition, Technical Communication, and Digital Pedagogy

The Writing and Communication Program at Georgia Tech seeks recent PhDs in English, literature, rhetoric, composition, technical communication, film, linguistics, visual rhetoric/design, and related humanities fields for the Brittain Postdoctoral Fellowship. The fellowship, renewable up to three years, includes a 3/3 teaching assignment, Instructor rank, and full faculty benefits. Writing and Communication Program courses emphasize multimodal communication, digital literacy, and humanistic perspectives on a technological world. Fellows teach multimodal composition, technical communication, and design courses with common outcomes but informed by their own research interests. Candidates who express an interest in writing and communication center research, pedagogy, and/or practice may be offered positions that combine work in the program’s communication center with a 2/2 teaching assignment.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching portfolio, and three letters of recommendation to hiring@lmc.gatech.edu. Only digital applications will be reviewed. Review of applications begins on February 1, 2013, and continues until all positions are filled, though earlier applications receive more consideration.

The Georgia Institute of Technology is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Writing and Communication Program is especially interested in considering applications from minority candidates.

For more information about the Writing and Communication Program, see http://www.lmc.gatech.edu/writingcomm/. For more information about the Brittain Fellowship, see http://techstyle.lmc.gatech.edu/. To review the application process, see http://www.lmc.gatech.edu/writingcomm/brittain/application.php

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About afrazee

Andy Frazee serves as the Assistant Director of the Writing and Communication Program at Georgia Tech and teaches courses in Business Communication and English. He received his PhD in English from the University of Georgia in 2010, with concentrations in creative writing, 20th century American poetry, and 20th century British literature. Author of a book of poetry, The Body, The Rooms (Subito Press, 2011), he also writes book reviews and essays on contemporary poetry.
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