Lecturer of English
Lecturer of English
Job ID: 222432
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status.
Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.
The Department of English at Kennesaw State University is committed to excellent teaching, scholarship, and service to the university and the community. With a diverse faculty engaged in a variety of research approaches, the department models and promotes scholarship that honors humanistic traditions while making a range of contributions to university and civic life.
With more than 400 full-time faculty and 8000 degree-seeking students, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the largest college at the university, prepares the next generation of leaders in a wide array of fields to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century and become contributing citizens in a global society. The home of three Schools and eight Departments, the College offers more than 80 graduate and undergraduate programs of study in both traditional and interdisciplinary fields. CHSS provides students experiential learning opportunities to enable them to develop leadership, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills, as well as a strong sense of social responsibility through community and global engagement.
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Department of English promote diversity and inclusiveness among our students, faculty, staff, and public. Thus, we seek candidates whose experience, teaching, and service have prepared them to fulfill our commitment to inclusion and have given them the confidence to engage audiences in higher education from a wide spectrum of backgrounds.
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, non-tenure track Lecturer of English position in the Department of English to begin August 2021.
Kennesaw State University invites applications for multiple lecturer positions in English to teach General Education (first-year composition and sophomore literature) with expected start date of August 2021. The current teaching load is 5/4 with university service obligation.
Excellence in teaching and engagement is expected of all faculty members in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at KSU. Faculty in the Department teach in a variety of modalities, including face-to-face, hybrid, and online.
A Master of Arts in English or a closely related field, or its foreign equivalent, is required as well as a record of effective university teaching.
Ideal candidates will have an academic grounding in composition and rhetoric pedagogy and demonstrated skill in teaching college composition and literature. Candidates with experience teaching at KSU are encouraged to apply.
A commitment to excellence in teaching and service to the institution are expected of all faculty members in KSU's College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Experience in teaching and/or certification in hybrid or online formats and pedagogies is recommended.
An earned doctoral degree in English or a closely related field is preferred.
Required Documents to Attach
- Cover Letter addressing the candidate's qualifications for the position, including teaching philosophy
- Unofficial Transcripts (Official transcripts are due upon hire)
- Summary of teaching evaluations
- Names and addresses of three references
Apply Before Date
To receive full consideration, applications must be submitted by February 15, 2021.
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Jeanne Law Bohannon 470-578-7380 ([email protected]).
For more information or questions about a faculty job posting, please contact Academic Affairs at [email protected]. For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at 877-251-2644, or by email at [email protected].
Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415
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