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Visiting instructor Positions in First Year Writing
Georgia Southern University

Date Posted Jun. 19, 2019
Title Visiting instructor Positions in First Year Writing
University Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, GA, United States
Department Writing and Linguistics
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Creative or Technical Writing

The Department of Writing and Linguistics at Georgia Southern University is hiring for four visiting instructor positions in First Year Writing for the 2019–20 academic year. These positions are located on the Statesboro campus. Please share this position description widely.

At Georgia Southern, visiting instructors normally teach 15 credit hours per semester (five sections of three-credit ENGL 1101 or 1102 courses), hold regular office hours, and participate in professional development and training. All visiting positions are non-tenure track, ten-month appointments for a single academic year. With satisfactory performance and with budgetary approval, successful visiting instructors may be reappointed for a second, final year. The salary range is $32,000 to $35,000 plus benefits. Relocation expenses are not included.

Required Qualifications:
Earned master's degree or higher suited to the teaching of First Year Writing in the Department
of Writing and Linguistics.
Experience with pedagogical practices and technologies common to the field of composition
and rhetoric.
Authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance
from the institution.

Preferred Qualifications:
Minimum of one year of college teaching experience in first-year writing.
Evidence of participation in professional development activities relevant to a first-year
writing program.
Graduate coursework in composition, rhetoric, linguistics, writing center theory, or literacy

Applications are accepted via email. Send a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; evidence of pedagogical effectiveness (e.g., syllabi, sample assignments); and the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references.

We will begin screening applications as they are received. The position starts on August 1, 2019.

Contact person:
Dr. Kathy Albertson
Department of Writing and Linguistics
Georgia Southern University, Statesboro Campus
Telephone: 912-478-0739

Georgia is an open records state. Georgia Southern is an AA/EO institution. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should contact the Vice Provost.


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