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Lecturer of English 04/24

Southern Utah University
Cedar City

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Lecturer of English 04/24

Non-tenure-track lecturers of English at Southern Utah University teach a 4/4 annual load of basic, introductory and intermediate writing courses. They may also teach other general education or writing courses depending on qualifications, based on Departmental needs, and as determined by the Department Chairperson.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. SUU values quality teaching as the primary focus of faculty efforts and activities. Lecturers of English.
  2. Support the mission of the general education program, as well as the writing program, which emphasizes rhetorically informed, process-based pedagogy.
  3. Design their syllabi with an emphasis on outcome-based learning and High Impact Practices as defined by AAC&U.
  4. Hold regular office hours (at least five per week).
  5. Constructively respond to student work in a timely manner (within two weeks).
  6. Attend writing program meetings and other required trainings.
  7. Participate in professional development (as determined by the Writing Program Administrator and the Department Chairperson).
  8. Remain current in the practice and pedagogy of writing (which can include presenting at relevant conferences and publishing).
  9. Serve on department committees
  10. Contribute to the intellectual life of the English Department and the University.

Education and Experience Requirements:
  1. A Master of Arts or a Master of Fine Arts in English or closely related discipline.
  2. Demonstrated success in teaching GE and Developmental writing courses at the university level.
  3. Familiarity with innovative pedagogical approaches, outcome-based learning, and current assessment methods.
  4. Strong background in writing pedagogy as well as evidence of successful experience in teaching writing at the university level.

In accordance with Utah State Code 53B-1-110, appointment to this position is contingent upon the successful passing of a background check.

Documents Needed To Apply:
  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • 3 personal references

Southern Utah University does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex (including sex discrimination and sexual harassment), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ancestry, disability status, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, military status, veteran status, or other bases protected by applicable law in employment, treatment, admission, access to educational programs and activities, or other University benefits or services. For more information or contact information, please visit

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