Arizona State University, Department of English

Program ID:ASU-English-PLDOP [#13667, 12877]
Program Title: Principal Lecturer, Director of Online Programs (JOB# 12877)
Program Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Location:Tempe, Arizona 85287, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Writing Studies
English / Applied Linguistics, Comparative Literature, Creative Writing, Digital Pedagogies, English, English Education, Linguistics, Literature, Pedagogy, Rhetoric, Rhetoric and Composition, Writing Studies
Rhetorical Studies
Appl Deadline:2019/06/17 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/05/01, finished 2019/12/22, listed until 2019/07/31)

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Principal Lecturer, FSC (JOB# 12877)
Arizona State University
Department of English

The Department of English at Arizona State University invites applications for a Director of Online Programs, at the rank of Principal Lecturer, FSC with an anticipated start date of July 2019. ASU, located within the dynamic metropolitan Phoenix area, is a Research I institution with outstanding research facilities and infrastructure support, known for its innovative and entrepreneurial vision. Our English department is a large, diverse unit of faculty committed to excellence in teaching, innovative research, and community engagement. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible appointment made on a fiscal year basis (July 1 – June 30). The successful candidate will oversee and manage the Department of English’s online programs.

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Overseeing and managing support staff
  • Reviewing Department of English courses for pedagogical quality
  • Coordinating and managing updates to online courses
  • Managing admissions to the online graduate programs
  • Advising the Chair and Associate Chair on matters of curriculum, program structure, scheduling, and staffing
  • Overseeing recruitment of online teaching staff
  • Providing administrative support and professional development to online faculty
  • Representing interest of Department of English’s online programs at college and university level meetings
  • The Principal Lecturer, FSC (Director of Online Programs) will teach four (4) courses per calendar year (Fall, Spring, and Summer).

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in English Literature, Linguistics, or related discipline in hand by the time of appointment
  • Evidence of strong commitment to online teaching and at least five years experience college-level teaching.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching in internet or hybrid formats
  • Experience with administrative/managerial oversight
  • Evidence of proficiency in online pedagogy
  • Familiarity with Canvas learning platform
  • Demonstrated success meeting the needs of underrepresented student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities

To apply, please send electronically to:

(1) cover letter includes a description of how the applicant's experiences fit the area(s) of expertise listed above;
(2) a curriculum vitae
(3) names of three references.

No paper applications, faxes or emails will be accepted.

Initial Application Deadline is June 17, 2019; if not filled, applications will be reviewed every Monday thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
ASU’s full non-discrimination statement (ACD 401) is located on the ASU website at and

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the description.

Further Info:
Department of English
P O Box 871401
Tempe, AZ 85287-1401

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