Lecturing Fellow in the Thompson Writing Program

Duke University in North Carolina

Deadline October 15, 2012
Date Posted August 27, 2012
Type Non tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

Fellowships: Lecturing Fellows, Thompson Writing Program, Duke University. We anticipate offering several postdoctoral fellowships on a multidisciplinary faculty charged with teaching an innovative first-year course in Academic Writing. We seek candidates with a Ph.D. in any field and a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching. Fellows are asked to draw on their disciplinary training and interests to design a seminar-style course introducing students to academic writing. Teaching load is five sections of Academic Writing per year, with each section limited to 12 students. Appointment is at a level of Lecturing Fellow (non-tenure-track), starting July 1, 2013, Ph.D. required at time of appointment. Contract is for an initial three years, renewable after successful review for two more years. Salary is competitive with a strong benefits package, and with opportunities for professional development. To apply use our online application form at: http://twp.duke.edu/fellowships. Send us your curriculum vitae, a letter in which you discuss your aims in teaching Academic Writing, a brief proposal for a writing seminar modeled on course synopses posted on our website: http://twp.duke.edu/writing-101. We may subsequently ask you to provide other supporting materials, including a more detailed course outline, and teaching materials. If you are unable to apply online, you may mail hard copies to Denise Comer, Chair, Lecturing Fellows Search, Thompson Writing Program, Duke University, Box 90025, Durham, NC 27708-0025. Application period begins September 15, 2012 and ends October 15, 2012. Applications received by 11:59 pm EST (Eastern Standard Time) October 15, 2012, will be guaranteed consideration. Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

How To Apply

You can apply for this position online at http://twp.duke.edu/fellowships