Assistant Professor of Technical Communication and Data Visualization, Virginia Tech

Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 12:00am

The Department of English at Virginia Tech invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Technical Communication and Data Visualization to begin August 2017.

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in data visualization, technical writing, and/or rhetoric at an expected teaching load of 2/2 per year; serving on departmental, college, and university committees; and advising students.

For a complete listing of position qualifications, and to apply, please visit, and search for posting #TR0160091. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2016.

Applications must be submitted electronically at, posting no. TR0160091. Attach to the electronic application a letter of interest that addresses the qualifications and responsibilities stated above, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample (upload to ‘Other Doc’), and the names of three references. Address queries to Katrina Powell at Applications will be acknowledged via e-mail.

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