Job Description Summary
Lecturers have primary responsibilities in teaching and secondary responsibilities in service and instructional leadership. The expected teaching load is 4/4; assignments typically include a balance of first-year composition with either core literature, junior-level writing (business, technical, medical, or legal), or creative writing, with the Lecturer’s expertise and departmental needs determining the courses taught each semester. We are also particularly interested in candidates who advance our commitment to building a diverse and inclusive educational environment.
Master’s degree in English or a related field at the time appointment begins; record of successful teaching in first-year composition and one or more of the following areas: literature, ESOL, creative, technical, business, medical, or legal writing; strong potential as a colleague in the work of a unified department of English Studies. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. Excellent communication skills are required.
PhD or other terminal degree in English or a related field; an established and highly successful record of teaching composition and other applicable courses at the college or university level; experience working in the context of a writing program, including but not limited to collaborating with other teachers in a leadership or advisory capacity; demonstrated ability to engage with innovative learning technologies and/or online pedagogies; graduate coursework or scholarship in the field of writing studies and/or ESOL; relevant service at the level of department, college, or university.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Review of applications will begin on May 27, 2022
Applications will be accepted online at https://www.auemployment.com/postings/29350. Please submit the following documents: cover letter; curriculum vitae; writing sample; statement of teaching philosophy; contact information for three recommenders; and transcripts (official transcripts required only upon hire).
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