Lecturer in Children's and Young Adult Literature

The English Department at the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga invites applications for the position of Lecturer in Children's and Young Adult Literature (non-tenure track, annual appointment). Duties include teaching four undergraduate courses each semester (typically two in children's/YA literature and two in composition), service to the department and college, and advisement of undergraduate majors. Qualifications: Ph.D. or A.B.D. with specialization in children's and/or young adult literature, teaching experience in children’s and young adult literature, demonstrated excellence in and commitment to undergraduate teaching, and excellent writing, interpersonal, and communication skills. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, vita, graduate transcript, a list of graduate courses taken exclusively in children’s and young adult literature (both for credit and audited), a teaching portfolio with sample children’s and young adult literature course syllabi and assignments, and three letters of reference to facultyvitae23@utc.edu The search committee will begin screening applications immediately and continue until the position is filled. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is a metropolitan university of 12,000 students offering baccalaureate degrees in 44 fields, masters in 22, and doctorates in three. Founded as a private university in 1886, it became a primary campus of the University of Tennessee in 1969. Its 100-acre campus is located near downtown Chattanooga, in the center of a very scenic metropolitan area of more than 450,000. Chattanooga has been featured in US News and World Report and Parade as one of America’s most livable cities and has gained international attention for its downtown and riverfront development, public and private partnerships, and excellent quality of life. The University of Tennessee Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.