Lecturer - English/Literature (3 year renewable)

Lecturer - English/Literature (3 year renewable)

Position Category: Faculty - Non Tenure Track (FT)

Under the direction of the Department Chair of English & Literature, the faculty member teaches four courses per semester related to the English & Literature concentration and other courses as deemed appropriate. Provides service to the college and community, and upholds professional and ethical standards.
*Designs, plans, and teaches four courses per semester (teaching assignments are composition courses with the possibility of other courses as the Department requires).

  • Instructs and supervises individuals and groups during regularly scheduled office hours and in classrooms through lectures, discussions, conferences, demonstrations, individualized instructions, and other appropriate methods.
  • Prepares instructional materials including writing assignments, examinations, outlines, syllabi, visual aids, and presentations, as necessary.

Required Qualifications:
An earned master’s degree in English or a closely related field, from an accredited college or university, and a minimum of three years of successful teaching of English at the college/university level.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of subject matter and course content of composition courses
  • Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Ability to manage, motivate and evaluate students.

Preferred Qualifications:
Doctoral degree from an accredited college or university, and a minimum of three years of successful teaching of English

Physical Requirements:
Work is normally performed in a typical classroom/office work environment.

Benefits Summary:
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: DOE

Advertisement Number: FAC01217
Open Date: 07/26/2017
Review Start Date: 08/03/2017
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant:

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/2088

Utah Valley University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/ Equal Access Employer and committed to fostering a diverse workforce. As an inclusive community, we actively seek diversity among our applicants for this position. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply.