Gainesville FL
Oct 05, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:


Job Description:

The University Writing Program (UWP) at the University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, invites applications for the position of Lecturer to begin August 16, 2018. The position is a nine-month, non-tenure accruing appointment with the possibility of renewal and an opportunity for advancement in UF’s lecturer track. The UWP is a thriving program offering a wide range of writing-intensive courses in areas such as themed critical thinking and writing, writing in the disciplines, and professional writing. Successful candidates will also offer evidence of a strong interest in experiential learning, such as directing internships, leading study abroad courses, or perusing community-based outreach. The teaching assignment is 4/3 with possible course release for the development of significant experiential learning initiatives.

We strongly encourage applicants from historically underrepresented groups in the profession. The unit endorses the University of Florida’s value of a diverse and inclusive environment. To learn more about UF’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, see http://president.ufl.edu/initiatives/inclusion-engagement/events/.

Advertised Salary:

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a full benefits package.

Minimum Requirements:

A Ph.D. is required with an emphasis in rhetoric and composition preferred. Experience teaching professional or discipline-specific writing and a documented record of excellent teaching is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience teaching medical science and science writing is preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/job/504943?lApplicationSubSourceID and must include: (1) a letter of interest, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) names and email address for three references.  Student evaluations will be submitted upon request. An email will be sent automatically to your references, requesting them to upload their letters.

Send inquiries to:

Dr. Kyle Boggs, Search Committee Chair

University Writing Program

University of Florida

Gainesville, Florida 32611



The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications on November 15, 2017. Review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible.  Degrees earned from an educational institution outside the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

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