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Lecturer - English

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 2, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Law & Legal Studies
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Lecturer - English

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Position Number: 02376051, 02376066, 02376067, 02376069, 02276272

Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

Job Summary
The College of General Studies invites applications for an instructional academic staff member in the Arts and Humanities Department for Fall 2024. This is a fixed-term position with the possibility of renewal contingent on enrollments. This position will teach introductory level courses; hold appropriate office hours; attend orientation activities; attend instructor meetings, and perform required grading, assessment, and reporting tasks.

Courses will primarily be at the Milwaukee campus teaching in the First Year Bridge Program: First-Year Bridge Program - UWM College of General Studies - University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with the possibility of additional teaching at Waukesha campus.

Anticipated staffing is needed for the following introductory level program-focused courses:
  • CGS ENG 101 College Writing and Critical Reading
  • CGS ENG 102 Critical Writing, Reading, and Research
  • CGS LEC 101 Academic Reading

Detailed descriptions of these courses can be found within the UWM CGS Course Catalog.

Contract starts August 19, 2024. Fall classes begin September 5, 2024. New staff orientation is scheduled within the contract period.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in English or a related discipline
  • Successful teaching experience at the university level

Preferred Qualifications
  • Graduate coursework on writing and/or reading pedagogy
  • Successful teaching experience in developmental English courses with diverse student populations
  • Evidence of use of successful student-centered teaching strategies

Application Instructions
Interested candidates must upload the following documents:
  • A cover letter that addresses how their experience meets the qualifications of the position
  • A Professional Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • A document containing the names of three professional references, including contact information (email address, phone number, and mailing address)

UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidate’s application materials whether they meet any of the qualifications, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Review of applications will begin June 3, 2024 and continue until position is filled. Application materials received after June 2, 2024 may not receive consideration.

Application Notes
For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

Legal Notices AA/EO Statement

UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

Reasonable Accommodations

UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials

UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin’s Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin’s Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of “final candidates” and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC and Reference Check Policy

Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.

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Employment Authorization

In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

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