Lecturer in English

The University of Tennessee - Knoxville in Tennessee

Deadline April 15, 2014
Date Posted February 25, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

The University of Tennessee English Department expects to offer a lecturer appointment for a candidate with expertise in ESL, Technical Writing, or Rhetoric, beginning August 2014.  This non-tenure-track position is renewable yearly, contingent upon evidence of excellent teaching and the department's staffing needs.   Requirements include evidence of effective teaching and Ph.D. in English or related discipline.  Salary is $34,000, plus health and retirement benefits and a generous travel allowance.  Teaching load is 12 hours per semester, at least half in first-year composition and the remainder in sophomore and, possibly, upper-division courses, subject always to curricular needs and teacher qualifications.  Applications are due by April 15 and should include a 1-2 page cover letter, vita, and statement of teaching philosophy.  Further materials will be requested as needed.


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or by mail to:

Laura Howes

Associate Head

Department of English

University of Tennessee,

Knoxville, TN  37996-0430. 


For any questions, contact Prof. Howes by phone (865-974-6930) or by e-mail (lhowes@utk.edu).  The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services.  All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.


How To Apply

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