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Visiting Lecturer

University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)
Baltimore, Maryland (US)

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The Department of English at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County seeks a full-time
Visiting Lecturer for a one-year appointment, beginning August 19, 2024. The Visiting
Lecturer appointment is renewable for up to three years. The candidate will teach a 4:4 load
in first-year composition, as scheduled by the Writing and Rhetoric Division (WARD), a unit
within the English department. Currently, WARD classes are taught through the in-person
course modality.
First-year composition at UMBC (ENGL 100) is a required one-semester course in critical
thinking, reading, and writing, with an emphasis on integrating academic research and
documentation. Students read and produce written work for a variety of purposes and
audiences and focus on strategies for researching, organizing, drafting, sharing, and
UMBC is a minority-serving, R1 institution in the Baltimore-Washington corridor and an equal
opportunity employer. UMBC serves a diverse student population, and the university has a
commitment to hiring and fostering a diverse faculty community.
For further information, please contact Dr. Tanya Olson, Director of the Writing and Rhetoric
Division, at
Candidates should have an M.A. or PH. D in English, Composition and Rhetoric, or any allied
field, with experience in teaching first-year composition. Preferred candidates would also
have experience in teaching technical communication or speech.
Application Instructions
For best consideration, please apply by March 24th, 2024 with CV, letter of application,
names of 3 references with contact information, and a one- to two-page statement on
engaging with diversity in first-year composition classes. Applications will be accepted on


4 year University

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