The Department of English has the occasional need to appoint Lecturers to teach precepts (sections) in our lecture courses. These positions require leading discussions, attending course lectures, being available for meetings with the instructor, holding on campus office hours and assessing student papers. Appointment duty time is subject to enrollments and may be for one semester, or the academic year, with an expected start of September 1, 2021 or January 16, 2022. Advanced degree required; PhDs or doctoral candidates preferred. Interested candidates should apply with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a brief statement of teaching experience and interest, and the name and contact information for one reference. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted. These positions are subject to the University's background check policy.
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