ENGLISH. Native American, Latinx, or African American
Literature / First-Year Writing.
Elon University invites applications for a lecturer position in
the English department beginning mid-August 2022. Requirements:
Master’s or PhD in relevant field; record of innovation and
excellence in teaching; demonstrated commitment to teaching
introductory literature and first-year writing courses. Preferred
areas of specialization include Latinx, Native American, or African
Teaching will include literature, first-year writing, and
courses in the Elon Core Curriculum. A record of excellence in
undergraduate teaching is required. Candidates who have experience
working with a diverse range of people and who can contribute to
the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their
experiences in their cover letter.
Lecturers have a standard teaching load of seven courses per
academic year. Evaluation criteria for lecturers include evidence
of effective, high-quality teaching; service to the university; and
professional activity. Lecturers are ongoing faculty members with a
continuance and promotion process, but no expectation of tenure.
Lecturers are eligible for travel funds equal to those of
tenured/tenure track faculty, and are eligible to compete equally
for Faculty Research and Development funds.
Elon is a dynamic private, coeducational, comprehensive
institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty
and students in teaching and learning in a liberal arts-based
residential campus. To learn more about Elon, please visit the
University web site at www.elon.edu.
The English department at Elon University offers two majors:
English, with concentrations in creative writing, literature,
secondary education, and a self-designed option; and Professional
Writing and Rhetoric. To learn more about the English department,
visit the English department website: https://www.elon.edu/u/academics/arts-and-sciences/english/.
All applicants should submit a letter of application, CV, and
three letters of recommendation.
All materials for application should be sent to email@example.com.
Application materials must be received by November 9, 2021, to
be assured of consideration. Elon University is an equal
opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and
student body and welcomes all applicants.