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Lecturer, Composition

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants must apply on-line via http://jobs.monmouth.edu and upload a CV, cover letter, and list of three professional references.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Requisition Number F326P
Job Position Title Lecturer, Composition
Department English
Immediate Supervisor Title Chair
FLSA Exempt
Grade None
Union FAMCO
Status Full-time
Total Number of Authorized Work Hours per Week
Total Number of Authorized Work Weeks per Year 44
Advertised Rate of Pay Commensurate with experience
Position Summary

The Monmouth University English Department is seeking applicants for two full-time Lecturer positions for the 2018-2019 academic year. These openings are full-time, non-tenure track appointments, which have a one-year initial appointment subject to subsequent multi-year reappointments without limit. Review of applications will begin on January 2.

The candidate should have a strong commitment to teaching composition at a comprehensive liberal arts university and will be expected to participate in First-Year Composition program development, to contribute to professional enrichment through workshops and campus-wide writing initiatives, and to maintain scholarly currency in composition pedagogy that will contribute to a progressive first-year experience.

The 4-4 teaching load will consist almost exclusively of composition courses with some opportunity to teach other courses in general education, as enrollment and scheduling allow.

The Department of English at Monmouth offers a vibrant environment for its faculty and students. We have undergraduate concentrations in literature and creative writing, and MA concentrations in literature, creative writing, and rhetoric. There are opportunities for faculty travel, professional development workshops, and grants for work in progress. Faculty participate in campus events such as the Visiting Writers Series, and work with members of the community on creative and scholarly projects.

For additional information about the department, please go to: http://www.monmouth.edu/english.aspx

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must apply on-line via http://jobs.monmouth.edu and upload a CV, cover letter, and list of three professional references.

Required Skills or Software Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
Required Years of Experience 5
Required Degree, Licenses or Certifications Master's degree
Other Requirements

Master’s degree or higher with a concentration in English composition, rhetoric, or a related field. Five years of experience teaching composition at the college level.

Preferred Qualifications
Posting Date 11/16/2017
Closing Date 01/02/2018

Job Duties

Job Duties

Duty

Teach 12 credits per semester.

Regular or Occasional Regular
Duty

Advise students.

Regular or Occasional Regular
Duty

Maintain disciplinary currency.

Regular or Occasional Regular
Duty

Perform University service.

Regular or Occasional Regular

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master’s degree or higher with a concentration in English composition, rhetoric, or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have five years of experience teaching composition at the college level?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Where did you hear about this job opening?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Professional References