Lecturer in Writing and Rhetoric
Main Campus (Gainesville, FL), Alachua
16940000 - LS-WRITING PGM
The University Writing Program at the University of Florida invites applications for the position of Lecturer to begin August 16, 2023. The position is a full-time, nine-month, non-tenure accruing position with the possibility of renewal and an opportunity for advancement in UF's lecturer track. The University Writing Program is a thriving, independent unit offering a wide range of writing-intensive courses in areas such as themed critical thinking and writing, discipline-focused writing, and professional writing. The position requires a Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric or in a related content area.
Teaching experience in one or more of the following areas is required: Scientific Writing, Public Communication, Digital Humanities, or Environmental Rhetoric. Professional experience will also be considered. Preferred qualifications include a strong interest in experiential learning, such as establishing student exchanges, leading study abroad courses, or pursuing community-based outreach. The teaching assignment is 4/3 with possible course release for the development of significant experiential learning initiatives.
The University Writing Program particularly welcomes applicants who can contribute to a diverse and inclusive environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. Please see https://diversity.clas.ufl.edu/diversity-statement/
for more information about diversity and inclusion in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The university and greater Gainesville communities enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activities, and social opportunities.
The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and the compensation includes a full benefits package.
Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric or a related content area. Teaching experience in one or more of the following areas: Scientific Writing, Public Communication, Digital Humanities, or Environmental Rhetoric.
Preferred qualifications include a strong interest in experiential learning, such as establishing student exchanges, leading study abroad courses, or pursuing community-based outreach.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applications must be submitted online. Click on Apply Now at the top of this posting. A complete application includes (1) a letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae
, and (3) the names and email addresses of three references. After initial review, letters of recommendation will be requested from the references for selected applicants. Student evaluations will be submitted upon request.
Applications will be reviewed beginning January 5, 2023, and the position will remain open until filled.
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.
The selected 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 of the United States require evaluation 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. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed in order to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).
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To apply, visit https://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/en-us/job/524642/lecturer-in-writing-and-rhetoric
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