Boston University, Arts & Sciences Writing Program

Position ID:BU-Writing-LECT1 [#15237]
Position Title: Lecturer
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map]
Subject Area: Writing Studies / ESL
Appl Deadline:2020/01/10 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2019/10/23, finished 2020/07/03, listed until 2020/01/10)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

The College of Arts & Sciences Writing Program at Boston University expects to hire a Lecturer in ESL Writing to begin in the fall of 2020. Responsibilities include teaching three first-year writing seminars to international students per semester, with 15-16 students each, and participating in program service and professional-development activities. The initial term of appointment is two years, with the possibility of renewal.

The Writing Program is an independent instructional unit with nearly fifty full-time Lecturers. Our primary responsibility is to offer the sequence of writing seminars through which BU undergraduates satisfy their writing requirements. We seek candidates who demonstrate experience in and a commitment to teaching writing to a diverse student population. BU’s Class of 2023 includes 24% international students, 20% underrepresented minority students, and 17% Pell-eligible students; 46% of our students receive some form of financial aid. More information about the Arts & Sciences Writing Program is available at .

We welcome applicants with the following qualifications: Ph.D. (preferred), M.A. in TESOL, Second Language Writing, Applied Linguistics, Rhetoric and Composition, or a closely related field; successful experience teaching undergraduate writing, especially to ESL/multilingual students. Underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply.

Submit a letter of application (addressed to Maria Zlateva, Chair of the ESL Search Committee, College of Arts & Sciences Writing Program) and curriculum vitae to Additional materials will be requested from top candidates. Applications are due January 10, 2020. Those submitted via email or through a website other than Academic Jobs Online will not be considered. PLEASE DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THE BOSTON UNIVERSITY HR WEBSITE.

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

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Boston, MA 02215

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