Lecturer - English

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Title Lecturer - English External Link to Posting http://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/13749 Department English - 32211 Vacancy Number 16F-214 Position Number 3082 Location of Workplace Main UNCW Campus Brief Summary of Work for this Position

The Department of English at the University of North Carolina Wilmington seeks to hire a full-time lecturer to teach four sections per semester of composition, with occasional opportunities to teach literature and/or professional writing courses. Lecturers take an active role in departmental service and should be enthusiastic about working with first-year and non-major students. The successful candidate will demonstrate familiarity with composition theory and pedagogy and will contribute to a dynamic and innovative writing program. Online teaching experience is desirable.

This is a nine-month, renewable, non-tenure track position beginning in August 2019.

Minimum Requirements

Applicants must hold at least an Masters’ in English or a related field (e.g., rhetoric, professional writing, journalism, linguistics) and have teaching experience at the post-secondary level.

Preferred Qualifications Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The English faculty at UNCW includes many prize-winning teachers and scholars, including Chancellor’s Teaching Excellence Award winners and recipients of the Distinguished Teaching Professorship Award. Classes are small, interactive, and student-centered.

Our students choose to focus on literary studies, professional writing, or teacher licensure. They may take courses in digital rhetoric, Victorian literature, popular culture, linguistics, children’s literature, and many others, acquiring the skills necessary to succeed in academia and beyond.

College/School Information

At UNCW, the College of Arts and Sciences provides the vital foundation for the university’s pursuit of excellence. Through our teaching, we educate students for lives of fulfillment in the twenty-first century. Through our research, we advance the state of knowledge and creativity in the arts and sciences. And through our outreach, we improve the quality of life in Southeastern North Carolina and beyond.

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. Guided by our Strategic Plan, the university is committed to nurturing a campus culture that reflects its values of diversity and globalization, ethics and integrity, and excellence and innovation. A public institution with nearly 17,000 students, the university is focused on supporting and enhancing the student-centered learning experience that has been a hallmark since its founding in 1947. UNCW offers an array of programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is one of the 17 institutions that make up the UNC System.

EEO Statement

The University of North Carolina at Wilmington is committed to and will provide equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs.

Applicant Instructions

Review of applications will begin March 20th, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

To apply, please complete the application process available at https://jobs.uncw.edu/. A letter of application, complete CV, and contact information for three professional references should be addressed to Dr. Sarah Hallenbeck, search committee chair, and attached to the online application as Microsoft Word or PDF attachments—not emailed, mailed, or faxed.

Finalists should be prepared to submit letters of recommendation, unofficial transcripts of graduate work, statement of teaching philosophy, and sample syllabi and assignments. Under North Carolina law, applications and related materials are confidential personnel documents and not subject to public release.

Position Type Permanent Anticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited Positions Job Posting Date 03/06/2019 Priority Consideration Date 03/20/2019 Priority Consideration Information

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Address application documents to Dr. Sarah Hallenbeck Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vita
  3. List of 3 Professional References
Optional Documents
    Posting Specific Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. Do you hold a Masters' Degree in English or a related field (e.g., rhetoric, professional writing, journalism, linguistics)?
      • Yes
      • No
    2. Please describe your teaching experience at a post-secondary level.

      (Open Ended Question)

    3. How did you learn of this opportunity with UNC Wilmington?
      • UNCW LinkedIn Page
      • UNCW Facebook Page
      • UNCW Twitter Account
      • UNCW Website
      • Indeed.com
      • InsideHigherEd.com
      • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
      • Direct Contact from UNCW HR Representative / Recruiter
      • UNCW Employee Referral
      • Craigslist
      • Other Social Media Tools
      • Chronicle of Higher Education
      • Other




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    Posted: 5/4/2019
    Application Due: 6/29/2019
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