Arts & Sciences Writing Program, Boston University

Position ID:BU-Writing-LECTSWP [#8687]
Position Title: Lecturers in Writing
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map]
Subject Area: Writing Studies
Starting Date:2017/07/01
Appl Deadline:2017/01/22* finished (posted 2016/12/08, finished 2017/06/20, listed until 2017/06/08)
Position Description:    

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

The College of Arts & Sciences Writing Program at Boston University expects to hire two full-time Lecturers in Writing to begin in the fall of 2017. Responsibilities include teaching three theme-based first-year writing seminars (or equivalent) per semester and participating in program service and professional-development activities. The initial term of appointment is one year, with the possibility of renewal.

The Writing Program is an independent instructional unit with over forty full-time Lecturers. The program’s primary responsibility is to offer the two-semester sequence of theme-based writing seminars that is the standard way BU undergraduates satisfy their writing requirements. Information about the Arts & Sciences Writing Program is available at

We welcome applicants from all disciplines, including the natural and social sciences and the professions. Ph.D. or other terminal degree preferred; other graduate degrees considered.

Submit a letter of application (addressed to Chris Walsh, Interim Director, College of Arts & Sciences Writing Program) and curriculum vitae to Academic Jobs Online. Additional materials will be requested from top candidates. Applications are due January 22, 2017. Those submitted via email or through a website other than Academic Jobs Online will not be considered.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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

Further Info:
Arts & Sciences Writing Program
Boston University
100 Bay State Road, 3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02215

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