University Writing Program, Department of English, Brandeis University

Position ID:Brandeis-UWP-LECT [#8670]
Position Title: Lecturer in University Writing
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Waltham, Massachusetts 02453, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Composition
Appl Deadline:2017/01/15 finished (posted 2016/12/05, finished 2017/06/07, listed until 2017/06/05)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of English at Brandeis University invites applications for a full-time lecturer appointment in the University Writing Program, beginning Fall 2017. Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as informed by current practice and scholarship in the field. The successful candidate will be an innovative, experienced teacher responsible for teaching three introductory-level writing seminars per term. We seek dynamic educators who wish to play an active role in shaping the future of the program. PhD is required, preferably with Rhetoric/Composition or comparable experience. The position is full-time, benefits-eligible, and outside the tenure structure. The initial appointment could be up to three years, with the potential for renewal.

Brandeis is a Research I institution with a strong liberal arts program and an emphasis on teaching excellence. A diverse institution with a strong commitment to social justice, Brandeis encourages innovation in writing and clear, solidly-argued expressions of thought.

Submit a letter of application that addresses relevant experience, including contributions to diversity, current CV, an article-length writing sample, names of three references, and a brief statement of your approach to writing, to AcademicJobsOnline at:

First consideration will be given to applications received by January 15, 2017.

As an equal opportunity employer, Brandeis University seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
Further Info:
UWP Search Committee (Lecturer)
Department of English - MS 023
Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453

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