Lecturer, University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)

The Department of English at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County seeks to hire a full-time Lecturer to teach first-year composition. This will be a three-year appointment beginning in the Fall Term 2014, with benefits and with the possibility of renewal. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in teaching composition at the university level, proven excellence in the classroom, as evidenced by high teaching evaluations, and commitment to advising and mentoring undergraduates. M.A. in English Composition/Rhetoric or another relevant field required. Normal course assignment will be 24 credits per academic year. UMBC is a dynamic public research university located in the Baltimore-Washington corridor (www.umbc.edu). UMBC is especially proud of the diversity of its student body, and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. We have a strong commitment to increasing faculty diversity. Please send letter of application, C.V., three letters of reference, and no more than 20 pages of supporting materials (i.e. sample syllabi, assignments, teaching evaluations) to be received by July 7, 2014 to Orianne Smith, Chair, English Department, UMBC, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore MD. 21250. UMBC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.