Lecturer- Junior Year Writing
University of Massachusetts Amherst in Massachusetts
|Date Posted||January 30, 2014|
|Type||Non tenure track|
Lecturer - Junior Year Writing
College of Natural Sciences
University of Massachusetts Amherst
The College of Natural Sciences is searching for two full-time, nine month, non-tenure track Lecturer positions for the academic year 2014-2015. One position is renewable contingent upon availability of funding and performance; the other position is a temporary, one-year position with continuation contingent upon availability of funding, performance, and sufficient class enrollments. The Junior Year Writing (JYW) Lecturer reports to the Associate Dean for Academics and is responsible for teaching junior year writing for students in the Life Sciences. Appointment will begin September 1, 2014.
Responsibilities include teaching multiple sections of JYW in the fall and spring semesters and collaborating with other JYW Lecturers and the UMass Writing Center.
Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must have a Master’s degree in a relevant field, a successful teaching record at the college level, and the ability to interact with students and faculty from diverse academic programs.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience teaching composition/writing courses or courses in a relevant field with a strong written element; proven ability to handle a full-time course load; experience teaching to mixed disciplines; background in relevant science topics, science writing and/or teaching/editing in the sciences; and interest or experience in supporting Career Development and Information Literacy in the classroom.