Full-time Lecturer, CSU Stanislaus
The Department of English invites applications for a full-time Lecturer appointment with possibility for renewal. Teaching focus is in rhetoric and composition, specifically first year writing and composition courses for English Language learners. Applied Linguistics/TESOL is a strongly desired secondary emphasis. Preference for candidates with experience teaching a variety of composition and English as a Second Language (ESL) courses, and with training and expertise in academic literacy development for ELL students. The ideal candidate will have experience developing and sustaining a quality ESL program and bridging the learning outcomes of a first year writing program with learning outcomes in ESL writing courses. We seek a person who has a strong commitment to teaching and who appreciates the broad diversity of students one finds in the CSU system. This is an academic year appointment. Opportunities exist for an additional Summer Session appointment.
MA in English or closely related field is required. Evidence of successful university level writing instruction (including both student and peer evaluations).
A candidate’s consideration will be enhanced by evidence of successful ESL/ELL teaching at the university level.
HOW TO APPLY & DEADLINE:
A complete application is required and must include: an application letter, specifically addressing the position description and qualifications; copies of graduate transcripts; and a professional résumé, including the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references. Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire. Screening of completed application files will begin on March 20, 2014. The position will remain open until filled. This appointment begins on August 18, 2014.
Send applications and all correspondence concerning this position vacancy to:
Dr. Scott Davis, Chair
Department of English
California State University, Stanislaus
One University Circle
Turlock, CA 95382
Commensurate with qualifications and experience. As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT and THE COLLEGE: The Department of English serves more than 250 majors and 50 master’s students with 20 full-time faculty members. The Department houses programs in Literature, Writing, TESOL, and Humanities, as well as a Single Subject Matter Preparation program. To learn more about us, visit our department Web site at http://www.csustan.edu/English.
CAMPUS & AREA: CSU Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a region of approximately 1.5 million people. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and nearly 400 full-time faculty. Over eighty percent of full time faculty holds doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 41 undergraduate majors, 24 master's programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, and a doctorate in education serving 8,900 students. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences, and performing arts.
CSU Stanislaus continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 373 colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks CSU Stanislaus as one of "The Top Public Universities-Master's" institutions in the West in its America's Best Colleges ratings. CSU Stanislaus also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.