Clemson University: College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities: English Lecturer- English
Location: 801 Strode Tower
Lecturers in the English Department are responsible for teaching a 4/4 course load. Desired candidates will be committed to teaching General Education classes. The typical course load will be composed mostly of 1000-level Composition; 2000-level Arts and Humanities Literature (World, British, American, Contemporary); and 3000-level Advanced Writing (Business, Technical, Scientific) courses. Occasional course assignments will be in the candidate's other areas of expertise (determined by terminal degrees, peer-reviewed publications, &/or equivalent experience). Hence we seek lecturers who can, in addition to our General Education program, contribute also to our classes in the following areas: screenwriting, fiction, film, journalism, and digital media. Appointment begins January 1, 2018.
Clemson University is a Top 25, Carnegie Research 1 (R-1) public university. With significant ambitions to increase its profile nationally and internationally, Clemson University - and the Department of English, in particular - prioritizes the preparation of graduates for an increasingly global and diverse society, and in ways that value just outcomes. Towards this end, the department is building a culturally diverse and inclusive faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities able to bring fresh perspectives and scholarship to the campus and community. Clemson University is a public land-grant institution with nearly 17,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduate students, located near the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Department of English is part of the College of Architecture, Arts, and the Humanities and is home to over 70 faculty members.
A strong background in teaching undergraduates is required. In addition to teaching courses, lecturers will actively participate in the life of the department and engage in professional development opportunities provided by the university.
Please submit a letter of application and CV along with contact information for 3 references via Interfolio. Inquiries can be sent to Dr. Aga Skrodzka (email@example.com) , Associate Chair, Department of English. For full consideration, application materials must be received by November 16th, 2017. MA in English, or MFA in Creative Writing required. ABDs and Ph.Ds welcome. Experience with teaching online desired.
Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.
One of the country’s most selective public research universities, Clemson University serves a uniquely driven and highly accomplished student body. Ranked consistently a top public university by U.S. News and World Report, Clemson is a science- and engineering-oriented college dedicated to teaching, research and service. Founded in 1889, we remain committed both to world-class research and a high quality of life.