A&S_English Composition Program_Full-Time Lecturer

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Job location: Coral Gables, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-11-24
Req: R100043015
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The Department of English at the University of Miami is accepting applications for a full-time lecturer position in its Composition Program for the spring semester, Jan 1 – May 15, 2021. The normal teaching assignment is four courses per semester and may include consulting at the University’s Writing Center. Classes are offered in such areas as basic writing business writing, or science and technical writing in addition to regular first-year writing courses.

The appointment is for one semester and may be renewable, subject to performance, writing program needs, and available funding. Candidates must have college-level teaching experience. A PhD in Rhetoric & Composition and/or Writing Studies is preferred. We are especially interested in candidates with educational and professional backgrounds that would enable them to make connections with disciplines other than English studies. Review of applications will begin immediately, with interviews by arrangement.

Applicants should apply to the University of Miami’s Career Opportunities website: https://umiami.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UMFaculty

Be sure to include the names and phone numbers of 3 references in the CV submitted. Additionally, applicants should also provide a short (2 pages maximum) description of their approach to teaching a required, first-year writing course, along with documents that illustrate their work with students.

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Posted: 11/30/2020
Application Due: 1/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time