Lecturer for University Writing Program University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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JOB NO:
500963

 

WORK TYPE:
Faculty Full-Time

 

LOCATION:
Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)

 

CATEGORIES:
Education/Instructional

 

DEPARTMENT:
16940000 - LS-WRITING PGM

 

CLASSIFICATION TITLE:
Lecturer


JOB DESCRIPTION:
The University Writing Program (UWP) at the University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, invites applications for the position of Lecturer beginning in Fall (August), 2017. The position is a nine-month, non-tenure accruing appointment with the possibility of renewal and an opportunity for advancement in UF's lecturer track. The UWP is a thriving program offering a wide range of writing-intensive courses in areas such as themed critical thinking and writing, writing in the disciplines, and professional writing. The teaching assignment is 4/3 with possible course release in second and subsequent years for course development and service.


ADVERTISED SALARY:
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a full benefits package.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
A Ph.D. in English or related field is required. Experience in teaching professional or discipline-specific writing courses, such as writing in medicine, social sciences, or law, and a documented record of excellent teaching, are required.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D. in English or related field is required, with a Rhetoric and Composition emphasis being preferred.


SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS:
Applications must be submitted on-line at http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/listing/ and must include: (1) a letter of interest, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) the names and contact information of three professional references. Finalists' references will be sent a message requesting them to upload their letter of references. Student evaluations will be submitted as requested.


Send inquiries to:
Dr. Mickey Schafer, Search Committee Chair
University of Florida - University Writing Program
Gainesville, Florida 32611
352-846-1138
msscha@ufl.edu


Position will remain open until filled. Initial review of applications will begin on February 15, 2017.
The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.


The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed to apply to the position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD).


HEALTH ASSESSMENT REQUIRED: No



ADVERTISED:
10 Jan 2017 Eastern Standard Time


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