Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer in English

Posting Details

Position Information

Business Title Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer in English
Job Title Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer in English
Posting Number F2012132

Position Summary Information

Position Summary

The Department of English in the College of Arts and Sciences at Clayton State University is seeking applicants for a non-tenure-track lecturer position in English. The position will begin on August 1, 2018. Salary will be commensurate with experience and competitive with comparable programs. Currently, the department supports multiple programs including a popular undergraduate degree in English, with emphases in writing, literature, or education. The department also offers courses in two graduate degree programs: the multidisciplinary Master of Arts in Liberal Studies and the Master of Arts in Teaching in English.


The Department of English seeks a lecturer to teach first-year writing (English 1101 and 1102) and assist with portfolio assessment. This position will be filled by a candidate with experience in teaching first-year writing and survey of literature courses, and who can help with the work of the writing program, as desired. The position requires teaching 30 semester hours per year, 15 per semester. The candidate should have a Ph.D. in English with successful experience and/or training in teaching writing.


• Ph.D. in English with clear evidence of coursework and/or significant experience in rhetoric/composition theory and pedagogy.
• Record of excellent teaching in composition and/or first-year writing
• Technological literacy and a commitment to integrate technology in teaching
• Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills

Minimum Education Requirements

PhD in English

Responsibilities Summary

• Teaching five first-year writing courses per semester
• Assessing portfolios
• Holding office hours and being accessible to students

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 02/14/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Review for the position will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and the contact information for three current references.

Background checks will be required for all final candidates selected for employment. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, proof of authorization to work in the U.S. will be required at the time of hire. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S. Clayton State University is committed to providing equal educational opportunity to all qualified applicants, without discrimination on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or handicap, as a matter of University policy and as required by applicable State and Federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Title IX Coordinator, Director of Human Resources (678) 466-4230. Individuals with disabilities, who need to request accommodations or obtain this document in an alternative format, contact the Disability Resource Center, Student Center Building, Room 255, (678) 466-5445.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents