Job Ad: Lecturer in Composition at Elon University

ENGLISH  Composition. Elon University invites applications for a position as a permanent lecturer in English composition beginning mid-August 2014.


The candidate will principally teach in the first-year writing program and will also support Elon University’s General Studies program.  Lecturers teach seven courses per year. Opportunities for writing program leadership and teaching an introductory TESOL course are possible.


Lecturers are permanent faculty members with a continuance process and opportunity for promotion to Senior Lecturer, annual travel funds, and the opportunity to apply for other forms of university support.


Requirements: Master’s degree or higher in composition/rhetoric or a related area; two years of teaching experience at the college level and a record of excellence in teaching; and demonstrated professional commitment to teaching first-year writing courses.  Primary teaching and research interests must be in composition.


Elon is a dynamic, private, co-educational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning.  To learn more about Elon, please visit the University web site at (


Review of applications will begin November 15, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching philosophy to include your name in the subject line.


Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.

New employees paid by direct deposit only.