Assistant Instructor - Technical Writing - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

UVU PREP Technical Writing teacher will manage instructional time to teach technical writing curriculum for one 50 minute class section Monday-Thursday to groups of 25 students aged 14-15 for seven weeks. Curriculum will be provided but will need to be tailored to student needs. A Teaching Assistant will be assigned to each teacher to help with classroom instruction, behavior management, grading assignments, etc.

UVU PREP Technical Writing teacher will coordinate hands-on problem-based labs with the Teaching Assistant assigned to support their students learning.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree in a field related to the Summary of Duties. Certain programs may require professional an educator license or extensive specialized industry experience, see preferred qualifications for additional requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 3 years of experience in APA style technical writing, scholarly writing (scientific publications, journals, etc.), or other related field.


Knowledge of writing skills as particularly applicable to the disciplines of engineering and science. This includes techniques such as appeal to authority, appeal to original research data and appeal to logic.
Knowledge of technical writing methods: invention, assessment of purpose and audience, organization and development, revision, editing, style, grammar, and Knowledge of the production of clear, persuasive and efficient technical reports using word processing software and graphic techniques.


Skill in leading classroom discussions/activities.
Skill in effective verbal and written communication.


Ability to maintain confidentiality of student records.
Ability to assess student work according to general instructional standards.
Ability to supervise three classes of 25 middle school students.

Pay Range

$15.23 - $20.00 DOQ

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please list a minimum of two references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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