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The Hixon Writing Center at the California Institute of Technology seeks a STEM Writing Specialist and Lecturer to support the learning of writing and communication in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). We seek applicants with academic backgrounds in STEM fields who have advanced knowledge of academic and professional writing and communication in these fields.

This position is pedagogical in focus and has two components. First, the STEM Writing Specialist and Lecturer will work in the Hixon Writing Center under the supervision of the center’s director. This work will involve one-to-one tutoring of students, designing and leading workshops on STEM writing, and collaborating with other faculty to support their teaching. Second, this staff member will teach undergraduate technical writing courses determined by campus needs. During the summer, additional assigned duties may include leading support of writers during Caltech’s summer research programs, teaching a graduate course in STEM writing, or developing new resources for the Hixon Writing Center.

This full-time, year-round position is anticipated to start September 1, 2024, but it could begin earlier subject to the candidate’s availability. Review of applications will begin June 1st, and the position will remain open until filled.

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