Composition Program Lecturer - 2021-2022

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University of California Irvine

Composition Program Lecturer - 2021-2022

School of Humanities
Department of English
Composition Program
Position: Lecturer
Lecturer Positions in the Composition Program 2021-2022

The Department of English invites applications for one-year or quarterly full-time or part-time Lecturer positions with the possibility of renewal. Annual full-time salaries begin at $56,381. Benefits available to appointees who meet eligibility requirements (for more info go to: Reappointment totaling eighteen (18) quarters may lead to consideration for continuing status, following a comprehensive personnel review, and three-year review cycles. UCI Lecturers can elect to be represented by the American Federation of Teachers (AFT).

Requirements - PhD (preferred) in English, Rhetoric & Composition, Writing Studies, or a related field. MA in applied linguistics, or a related field, or an MFA in creative writing, also considered. Two (2) years of college-level teaching experience required, with experience in first-year composition preferred. ESL certification and experience, experience teaching multilingual students, and facility with online instruction and instructional technologies will be valued in our search. Candidates must have their degree conferred by the beginning of instruction on September 20, 2021 to be eligible for employment.

The service period for the quarters:


Fall 2021
9/20/21 to 12/10/21

Winter 2022
1/3/22 to 3/18/22

Spring 2022
3/23/22 to 6/10/22

Application Procedure - Please submit the following:

  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Teaching materials: a teaching portfolio of up to 10 pages, including a one-page teaching philosophy, a sample assignment to scaffold a writing project, sample set of comments on a paper or draft, and anything else that represents your strengths and pedagogical focal points as a teacher
  • Teaching Evaluations: applicants who have never taught in the UCI Composition Program should include in their application one recent, complete, and representative set (i.e. one class/section) of teaching evaluations, including qualitative responses; these should be recent.
  • Two letter(s) of recommendation required for applicants who have never taught in the UCI Composition Program. Otherwise optional.

    Appointment decisions will be made by a committee of Composition Program and English Department faculty.

    Submit materials via UC Irvine's online application system, RECRUIT, located at Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until all positions are filled, but those submitted by 2/26/21 will receive full consideration.

    For more information, please contact:
    Jason Kwock
    Composition Program Manager
    [email protected]
    (949) 824-9692

    The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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    Job No:
    Posted: 1/4/2021
    Application Due: 1/4/2033
    Work Type: Full Time