Duke University, Thompson Writing Program

Position ID:Duke-TWP-TWPLFFY20 [#12797]
Position Title: Lecturing Fellow
Position Type:Non-regular rank faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Areas: African American Studies
Asian Studies
Art History
Philosophy
Classics (more...)
Appl Deadline:2019/02/15* finished (2018/11/19, finished 2019/08/18, listed until 2019/02/15)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Duke's Thompson Writing Program is a nationally recognized leader in preparing scholars across fields to successfully integrate writing pedagogy into their discipline-specific teaching. We anticipate offering Lecturing Fellow positions for Ph.Ds. in a broad range of humanities fields. Candidates should be interested in developing their teaching abilities and gaining substantial undergraduate teaching experience. Successful candidates will join a multidisciplinary faculty charged with teaching an innovative first-year course in Academic Writing.

This year we are especially interested in hiring candidates with a Ph.D. in the following humanities fields: African and African American Studies, Archeology, Art History, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Classical Studies, Dance, Medieval Studies, Musicology, Philosophy, Religion, and Theater Studies. Following an intensive preparation and mentoring seminar, Fellows will draw on their disciplinary training and interests to design seminar-style courses introducing students to academic writing. Teaching load is four sections of Academic Writing per year (two per semester), with each section limited to 12 students. Fellows will also have access to professional development opportunities, and a mentor in their own or a closely related discipline. This appointment is for three years, non-renewable, at a level of Lecturing Fellow (non-regular-rank), starting July 1, 2019. Salary is competitive with a strong benefits package, and with opportunities for professional development. PhD required. Applicant must hold or anticipate receiving PhD before July 1, 2019. To apply use our online application form at Academic Jobs Online (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo ).

You will be asked to upload 1) your CV, 2) a letter in which you a) outline your scholarly interests and research plans, and b) articulate your interest in the position, indicating prior teaching experience if any, and discussing what you hope to learn or gain from teaching academic writing, and 3) a brief proposal for a writing seminar modeled on course synopses posted on our website: https://twp.duke.edu/faculty/writing-101/guidelines. We may subsequently ask you to provide other supporting materials, including a more detailed course outline, other course materials, and three recommendations. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and/or interview process please contact Dr. Marcia Rego, Chair, Lecturing Fellows Search, Thompson Writing Program, Duke University, Box 90025, Durham, NC 27708-0025. Application period begins November 19, 2018. We will start reviewing applications on January 15; full consideration will be given to applications received by this date. Application period will remain open until February 15, 2019.

Duke is committed to encouraging and sustaining work and learning environments that are free from harassment and prohibited discrimination. Duke prohibits discrimination and harassment in the administration of both its employment and educational policies. Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.


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Further Info:
https://twp.duke.edu/
email
(919) 668-2689
 
Thompson Writing Program
Duke University
Box 90025
Durham, NC 27708

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