Lecturer in English


Posting Details

Vacancy Number: F-00268 Position Title: Lecturer in English Classification Title: Faculty Department: English and Philosophy Employment Type: Full-Time Minimum Qualifications:

M.A. in English. PhD preferred.

Job Open Date: 03/04/2021 Job Close Date: Quick Link https://www.jobs.aum.edu/postings/4641 Position Profile Link
School: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Contract Type: Nine (9) Months Tenure Track: No Salary Band: N/A Special Instructions to Applicant:

Auburn University at Montgomery invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track Lecturer in English, to begin Fall 2021. The successful candidate will teach first-year composition courses: Introduction to Composition, Composition I, and Composition II. Experience teaching first-year composition is expected. Desired qualifications include substantial training in English Composition theories and pedagogies; training in multilingual composition and/or experience teaching to multilingual students; training in basic writing instruction; and experience in multimodal composing and teaching writing with digital technologies. Qualification to teach other needed courses in our curriculum, especially literature surveys or advanced composition, is also desirable. The successful candidate’s ultimate course load will depend upon qualifications. AUM’s student population is as diverse as the population of the state and includes a high proportion of traditionally underrepresented groups. The successful candidate will share our explicit commitment to teaching diverse communities and our belief that our diversity is our strength. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

AUM lecturers teach a 4/4 load. Internal funding to support scholarship and professional development is available.

Please complete an online application at https://www.jobs.aum.edu/postings/4641 and upload (1) a CV including contract information for three references, (2) a letter of application, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy describing approach to teaching diverse populations of students, (4) unofficial transcripts, and (5) one sample writing assignment for a first-year composition class.

Application review begins April 2, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Inquiries to John Havard, Department Chair, jhavard@aum.edu.

About the University/College

Auburn University at Montgomery has been ranked among the South’s top universities by U.S. News and World Report, was named one of the best colleges in the Southeast by The Princeton Review, is designated as a Military Friendly School, and is consistently chosen as the best university in the area. Auburn Montgomery provides students with detailed knowledge and hands-on, practical experience, often from professionals in the field.

The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences offers students a traditional liberal education to meet the needs of the 21st century, allowing them to compete for a variety of careers in an increasingly complex and evolving world.

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Transcript(s)
  3. Cover Letter
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Additional Supporting Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Professional Reference Sheet
  2. Additional Transcript(s)
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