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Lecturer – Department of English

University of Illinois at Chicago - English Department
Chicago, Illinois (US)
Date posted
Apr 1, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

The Department of English at the University of Illinois at Chicago seeks highly qualified and motivated candidates for the position of Lecturer.  We are hiring for multiple positions for our program in First-Year Writing as well as our concentration in Professional Writing. Qualifications in film and media studies, ELL or TESOL, and/or significant Professional or Technical Writing experience are especially desirable.  MA, MFA, PhD or equivalent is required.

Lecturers in the English Department teach a 3/3 load. In addition to teaching, lecturers are responsible for attending required staff meetings and professional development workshops throughout the year, and for performing some service to the department.  Lecturers become eligible for multiyear contracts as well as consideration for promotion to Senior Lecturer after three years.

For fullest consideration, please apply by April 23, 2024.  To apply, please go to and complete an on-line application, including a letter of interest, CV, one syllabus from a course recently taught, and two writing assignment prompts. Professional references will be solicited after an application is submitted.  Please note: the syllabus and writing assignment prompts all together should not exceed 15 pages.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity and is particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 The University of Illinois may conduct background checks and other pre-employment assessments on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background Checks will be performed in compliance with state and federal law. As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.

 The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit


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