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Lecturer, Critical Writing Program

Employer
University of Pennsylvania
Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Mar 20, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, English & Literature
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details



Lecturer, Critical Writing Program


Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: Mar 11, 2024
Deadline:

Penn's Critical Writing Program is a Writing in the Disciplines (WID) program. We invite applications for one or more full-time, one-year appointment(s) (non-tenure track) as Lecturer to teach small, discipline-based writing seminars to Penn undergraduates. Initial appointment(s) are for academic year 2024-25 and may be renewed for up to two additional years contingent on satisfactory performance and approval of the Dean. Following this period, qualified candidates may also be eligible for a renewable longer-term appointment. Teaching load is six courses per year on topics determined in consultation with the program's administration. Additional responsibilities include responding to student work, assessment norming, attendance and participation in all training sessions and faculty meetings, and active professional development in teaching, rhetoric, or writing in the candidate's discipline.

Successful candidate(s) must be able to attend online training sessions during the summer and in-person training on business days from August 12-23, 2024.

For more information on the program, visit www.writing.upenn.edu/critical.

The Critical Writing Program is strongly committed to Penn's Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating a more diverse faculty (for more information see: http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html). The University of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.



Qualifications
Terminal degree required, Ph.D. preferred. Strong interest in writing required. Teaching experience desirable but not required. Extensive training and mentorship will be provided. Applicants with credentials in professional or technical writing, the sciences, engineering, or business are especially welcome.


Application Instructions
Application dossiers should include a cover letter; a curriculum vitae; one writing sample; a draft course proposal; summary sheets of student evaluations, if available; and the names and contact information of three individuals who have agreed to provide a letter of recommendation. The University will contact the referees with instructions on how to submit their letters. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position(s) are filled.


To apply, visit https://apply.interfolio.com/142307

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).
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