Post-doc fellowship at Georgia Tech

Marion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellowship

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. Fellows participate in professional development as well as service. 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 Only digital applications will be reviewed. Review of applications begins on February 1, 2014, 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 For more information about the Brittain Fellowship, see To review the application process, see

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I teach Shakespeare and the blue humanities at St. John's in New York City.

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