Arts & Sciences Writing Program, Boston University

Position ID:BU-Writing-LECTESL [#8686]
Position Title: Lecturer ESL
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 appoint a Lecturer in ESL Writing to begin in the fall of 2017. Responsibilities include teaching a full load of introductory composition courses to international students; working with the ESL and other faculty members in developing the ESL curriculum; participating in activities related to instructor training, assessment, technology initiatives, and program development. The initial term of appointment is one year, with the possibility of renewal.

The Writing Program is an independent instructional unit whose primary responsibility is to offer a sequence of theme-based writing seminars that is the standard way for BU undergraduates to satisfy their writing requirements. Information about the Arts & Sciences Writing Program is available at

We welcome applicants with the following qualifications: PhD (preferred), ABD or M.A. in TESOL, Second Language Writing, Applied Linguistics, Rhetoric & Composition, or a closely related field; successful experience teaching undergraduate writing, especially to multilingual/ESL students.

Submit a letter of application (addressed to Maria Zlateva, Associate Director, ESL) and curriculum vitae to Academic Jobs Online. Additional materials will be requested from top candidates. Applications are due January 22, 2017. Applications submitted via email or through a website other than Academic Jobs Online will not be considered. Please contact Professor Zlateva ( regarding possibilities for informational interviews at TESOL 2017.

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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