Lecturers in English (Non-Tenure Track)

Old Dominon University

United States

February 1, 2022


Posting Details Job Title Lecturers in English (Non-Tenure Track)

Department ENGLISH Position Number F0151A1, F0684A1 Job Description

Old Dominion University's Department of English invites applications for a full-time, continuing contract position beginning fall term 2022 for a lecturer in general education composition. The lecturer's schedule will be composed of four sections per semester with a mix of our 100-level genre-based composition course and WAC/WID 200-level academic writing courses with the possibility of some 300-level digital, professional, and technical writing courses based on experience and availability. The colleague will also be expected to engage in department service. Classes are taught on campus and online though this position does require an on-campus presence.

Type of Recruitment General Public Type of Recruitment General Public Minimum Qualifications - knowledge, skills, and abilities

Expertise in and experience teaching college composition.

Minimum Qualifications - Education or training

Minimum degree requirements: MA or MFA in English.

Minimum Qualifications - Special licenses, registration or certification Preferred Qualifications

Graduate work or graduate degree in Rhetoric, Composition, and Writing Studies preferred. The ideal candidate will have the ability and willingness to contribute to our efforts toward anti-racism, accessibility, and innovation in our English general education program. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise and experience with teaching WAC/WID composition, digital writing, and/or technical writing with particular interest in those whose work intersect any of the following areas: Cultural Rhetorics, LatinX, African American, Native American, and/or Asian American writing and rhetorics, Disability Studies and/or Universal Design Learning, and STEM writing.

Conditions of Employment

In accordance with Executive Directive #18 issued by Governor Ralph Northam effective September 1, 2021, all Old Dominion University employees who enter the workplace or work remotely must disclose their vaccine status to the designated university personnel. Employees who are not fully vaccinated or who refuse to disclose their current vaccine status, must undergo weekly COVID-19 testing and disclose weekly the results of those tests to designated university personnel .

Location Norfolk, VA Job Open Date 01/05/2022 Application Review Date 02/01/2022 Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants / Additional Materials Required

Interested candidates should submit the following documents through the University's online job application system https: // jobs.odu.edu/postings/14968: a cover letter/letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a diversity statement, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three professional references (references will be asked to submit a recommendation letter via the application system at the time of submitting your application).

The committee asks that candidates outline their experience and pedagogical approaches to teaching composition, list the courses, particularly the general education courses, they feel prepared to teach, and provide concrete details about which, if any, of the preferred qualifications they meet. The committee hopes to learn from the diversity statement how candidates support the needs of diverse students in composition courses.

Questions? Contact search committee chair, Dr. Elizabeth Vincelette, at ejvincel@odu.edu

Telework Friendly No Equity Statement

It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Reasonable Accommodation Request

If you are an individual with a disability and require reasonable accommodation, please contact the Office of Institutional Equity & Diversity at (757) 683-3141.

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

College Home Page

https: // www. odu.edu/al

Department Home Page

https: // www. odu.edu/englishdept

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education (website or print)
  • Higheredjobs.com
  • DiverseJobs.com
  • StudentAffairs.com
  • Jobs.Virginia.gov
  • Old Dominion University website
  • Virginia Pilot (website or print)
  • Richmond Times Dispatch (website or print)
  • Other
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Diversity/Inclusion Statement
  • Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  • Contact Information for Professional References
  • Optional Documents

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