Lecturer Positions at University of Texas-Pan American

VACANCY# F08/09 – 31 - 3 yr Renewable Lecturers English, Rhetoric and Composition

3 yr Renewable Lecturers Ad 2008-2009
Lecturer (4 positions). Minimum qualifications: Master’s degree in English and experience teaching first-year writing courses at the university level. Preferred: PhD or ABD in English, Rhetoric and Composition, or related field and experience teaching composition and developmental writing to a diverse student body. The Department of English seeks candidates to teach a variety of composition courses in our undergraduate, general education core curriculum (2 positions); introductory linguistics courses (1) and possibly creative writing (1). We are looking for instructors with an interest in and enthusiasm for creating innovative curricula and projects, and the successful candidate will have opportunities to contribute to the development of the first-year writing program. Position begins Fall 2009.
Send letter of application specifying the position number, a current CV, a sample first-year writing syllabus, three letters of recommendation, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Sent material to: The University of Texas Pan American, College of Art and Humanities, Dean’s office, Attn: Search committee chair for Lectures in English, 1201 W. University Drive, Edinburg, Texas 78539-2999. Screening of applications will begin November 1, 2008. Positions will remain open until filled. To learn more about the university and college, please visit our websites at www.utpa.edu and http://coah.utpa.edu/

UTPA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Women, minorities, and qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. This position is security-sensitive as defined by the Texas Education Code 51.215(c) and Texas Government Code§411.094(a) (2). Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not English to demonstrate proficiency in English as determined by a satisfactory grade of 500 or greater on the International Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).