Job Ad: Lecturer in Literature & Language at UNC Asheville (Starting Fall 2012)

UNC Asheville’s Department of Literature and Language seeks candidates for a lecturer position beginning fall 2012. This full-time position demands teaching required courses in the department with a minimum of 24 hours per academic year. Candidates should have an advanced degree (Ph.D. or MA) in composition and rhetoric in hand by May 2012 and experience teaching composition at the college level. Candidates with degrees in an English-related field and a strong record of classroom experience teaching college writing will also be considered. Primary responsibility will include the regular teaching of our foundational writing course, LANG 120. A background in teaching diversity will be considered a plus. This position carries expectations for departmental and university service. The candidate will be expected to engage in scholarship that enables him/her to stay current with developments in the field.

Applications should include two documents: a letter of introduction that includes a statement of teaching philosophy and a CV that includes a list of references. Please send electronic applications attached in MS Word or PDF format to: Dawn McCann, using the following file naming conventions: lastname_CV.doc or lastname_letter.pdf.

UNC Asheville is the designated liberal arts institution in the UNC public university system and is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. We encourage applications from traditionally under-represented minorities. UNC Asheville is committed to increasing and sustaining the diversity of its faculty, staff, and student body as part of its mission and its commitment to excellence in the liberal arts.

UNC Asheville is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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