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Lecturer in English, Film & Screen

North Central College
Naperville, IL

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Lecturer in English, Film & Screen




Academic Affairs

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Full-time Faculty

Supervisor Title:

Chair, English Department


Full-time Non-Tenure-Track Faculty

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Position Summary:

The Department of English in the College of Arts and Sciences at North Central College invites applications for an ongoing lecturer, which is a non tenure-track appointment, in film & screen studies, to begin Fall 2024. The successful candidate will regularly teach in both in film & screen studies, at the introductory and advanced levels, and in first-year writing, with opportunities to teach beyond this, based on expertise. The film & screen program, housed in the English department, is an interdisciplinary minor. The program offers a popular suite of courses in our general education curriculum, Cardinal Directions.

A Ph.D. or MFA in Film Studies or cognate discipline preferred, with MA considered. Applicants must demonstrate commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring of students. Evidence of effectiveness in teaching first-year writing and in mentoring students’ transition to college will be weighed in a candidate’s favor. A candidate whose work incorporates film theory and its practice is desired but not required.

North Central College values diversity, equity and inclusion and strongly encourages candidates who would enrich the diversity of the campus community to apply. Experience working with diverse student populations and communities is highly desirable.

Founded in 1861, North Central College is a nationally recognized institution of about 3000 students, located in Naperville, IL, a thriving suburb just west of Chicago. The College is in a period of growth with the addition of a $60 million Science Center (2017), and a new Health Sciences and Engineering building (2020). North Central College is within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station and is next to downtown Naperville. The Naperville area is home to many excellent school districts and Naperville, IL has been ranked as one of the best places to live by Money magazine. For more information, please visit:

North Central College is an EEO Employer.

Interested candidates should complete the application at:
You will be asked to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three professional references. For further information, contact Jenny Smith, Chair, English, at
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Employment Conditions:

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of the College’s background screening process.

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EEO Statement:

North Central College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce. North Central College provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation, please notify the Office of Human Resource. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.


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