Job Title Lecturers in English (Non-Tenure Track)
Position Number F0151A1, F0684A1
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
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
Telework Friendly No
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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
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How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
The Chronicle of Higher Education (website or print)
Old Dominion University website
Virginia Pilot (website or print)
Richmond Times Dispatch (website or print)
Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
Contact Information for Professional References