Rochester, NY

Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program

Strong Internal Candidate

One-Year Lecturer in Writing

Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program

Application review begins immediately and continues until the positions are filled.

The Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program at the University of Rochester is seeking applications for one or more 1-year Lecturer position(s) with an appointment from July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024. We seek candidates with a primary commitment to teaching, and the ability to contribute positively to our innovative and collaborative interdisciplinary community. A Ph.D. in writing studies, composition/rhetoric, or related field is expected, but ABDs will be considered. Experience working with students from different language backgrounds is a plus. The ideal candidate will value diversity, equity, and inclusion (http://writing.rochester.edu/about/diversity-equity-inclusion.html) and relate these principles to their pedagogical approach and community interactions.

We are particularly seeking candidates who clearly demonstrate the ability to

  • use writing to explore and express ideas,
  • teach invention, revision, and editing,
  • teach argument as a means to develop, formulate, and analyze ideas,
  • teach students principles of academic writing and how to make choices as an academic writer, use an approach that allows students to fully investigate their own ideas,
  • communicate a love of language, writing, and teaching writing,
  • create an inclusive and supportive learning environment for students, and
  • offer a course that appeals to undergraduates from diverse backgrounds.

Responsibilities typically include 24 credits of first-year composition courses distributed across the fall and spring semesters (WRTG 105/E/AB). Other responsibilities include attending program meetings and workshops, and generally helping to strengthen current and emerging programs.

Competitive Salary.

Application Process

Please be prepared to submit the following documents when you apply to this position:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Course evaluations
  4. Contact information for three references
  5. A statement of commitment to advancing equity and fostering an inclusive and diverse community in academia

Submit all materials through our online application system at https://www.rochester.edu/faculty-recruiting/login

Thank you for your interest!

The University of Rochester, an Equal Opportunity Employer, has a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in higher education.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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