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Lecturer of English

Coastal Carolina University
Conway, South Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 29, 2024

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Lecturer of English



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9 mo.

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Lecturer of English

The English Department at Coastal Carolina University seeks applicants for a position at the rank of Lecturer beginning in Fall of 2024. Primary teaching responsibilities will be in first-year composition, though an applicant with the appropriate skills may also have opportunities to teach creative writing and/or business and professional writing. The English Department, a supportive teacher-scholar community, includes a two-semester program in first-year composition; a vibrant creative writing program with a regular reading series and an online literary journal,Waccamaw; and a growing program in Digital Culture and Design. We seek a candidate with a breadth of teaching experience, an investment in student success, and an interest in rapidly changing technologies and their impact on academic reading and writing.

The successful candidate will ideally hold a Ph.D. in English or a related field (including but not limited to creative writing, rhetoric and composition, or technical and professional communication), will have training and experience in first-year composition, and will have at least three years of college-level teaching experience, the teaching load will be four (4) courses per semester (fall and spring). Teaching assignments may include evening and distance-learning courses. Appointments are renewable annually and include benefits.

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 49 states and 55 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the baccalaureate and master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in instructional technology, and PhD degrees in marine science: coastal and marine systems science and education sciences.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

Candidates should submit a letter of application (outlining interest in the position, qualifications, and approach to teaching and learning), a current CV, a list of three references, and transcripts of all graduate work (copies are acceptable at this time) electronically at: Screening of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.

Posting Number: F00416P

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Required Qualifications

Must have completed 18 graduate hours in the relevant discipline, hold a master’s degree or meet the established alternative qualifications, and exhibit strong potential for excellence in teaching. Maintain currency in academic discipline.

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Mental Demands

Analytical and Problem Solving, Confidentiality, Constant Interruptions, Customer Contact, Detailed Work, Reading (documents or instruments), Reasoning, Verbal Communication, Written Communication

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Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Walking, Writing

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Computer and Peripheral Equipment, Copier, Telephone

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