English, Lecturer in Writing, Non-Tenure Track

Loyola University-Chicago

United States

July 1, 2022

Description

Position Details

Position Details

Job Title English, Lecturer in Writing, Non-Tenure Track

Position Title English, Lecturer in Writing, Non-Tenure Track Position Number Job Category University Faculty Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campus Location Code ENGLISH (02103A) Department Name ENGLISH Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No Duties and Responsibilities

The Department of English in the College of Arts and Sciences at Loyola University Chicago (LUC) invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track, multi-year position in the Writing Program for academic year 2022–2023. We are a congenial, collaborative program, housed on Loyola's beautiful lakeside campus. This is a lecturer appointment with the possibility of renewal contingent on performance and review. LUC provides opportunities for promotion based on demonstrated teaching excellence and service to the program, school, and university. For more information about the Writing Program, please visit our website at www. luc.edu/writingprogram; for information about the English Department, visitwww. luc.edu/english.

This search is part of a University-wide, multiyear hiring initiative designed to hire outstanding teachers who are reflective of our diverse student body. Of special interest are candidates who can further the University's efforts to foster diversity, equity, inclusion, and interdisciplinarity.

Full-time faculty in the Writing Program teach four courses per semester. Course assignments are based on the needs of the Department of English and the Writing Program but typically involve first-year writing, advanced writing, and introductory literature courses. Faculty also engage in service at the program and department levels.

Qualifications

Candidates will have a doctoral degree in English or a closely related field. We require demonstrated excellence in teaching writing at the college level. Expertise in professional, technical, and/or legal writing would be particularly welcome. Candidates should demonstrate responsiveness toward and understanding of diverse student backgrounds. They must be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic education.

Preferred Qualifications: Three years' experience teaching first-year writing to a diverse, multilingual student body. Additional desirable areas of expertise include anti-racist pedagogy, social justice rhetoric/writing, public writing, and experiential writing.

Physical Demands None Working Conditions None Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

Candidates will have a doctoral degree in English or a closely related field. We require demonstrated excellence in teaching writing at the college level. Expertise in professional, technical, and/or legal writing would be particularly welcome. Candidates should demonstrate responsiveness toward and understanding of diverse student backgrounds. They must be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic education.

Preferred Qualifications: Three years' experience teaching first-year writing to a diverse, multilingual student body. Additional desirable areas of expertise include anti-racist pedagogy, social justice rhetoric/writing, public writing, and experiential writing.

Open Date 06/09/2022 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should submit to https:// www. careers.luc.edu (1) a cover letter addressing qualifications for the position criteria outlined above; (2) a current Curriculum Vitae ; (3) a statement on teaching philosophy; and (4) a statement addressing past or potential contributions to engaging and mentoring a diverse student body through teaching and other channels. Applicants should also arrange for three recommendations from individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position to be submitted electronically to the above website (letter writers will receive an electronic prompt from LUC).

For full consideration, application materials should be submitted by July 1.

LUC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to our mission of social justice and transformative education. The University believes that broad diversity is critical to achieving its mission. Therefore, in holistically assessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual's record that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees.

As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a transformative education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC's mission, candidates should consult our website atwww. luc.edu/mission. For information about the university's focus on transformative education, they should consult our website atwww. luc.edu/transformativeed.

Quick Link for Posting https: // www. careers.luc.edu/postings/20497 Job Number 8509998 Organizational Location PROVOST

Posting Details

Posting Detail

Number of Vacancies 1

Desired Start Date 08/15/2022 Position End Date Open Until Filled Yes

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Statement
  • Inclusive Excellence Statement
  • Optional Documents

  • Research Statement
  • Writing Sample
  • Scholarly Publications
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Other Document
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Multi Media
  • Resume
  • Supplemental Questions

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