Northern Arizona University, English
Lecturer (Non-Tenure Track), Rhetoric, Professional Writing, and Digital Media Studies
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The Rhetoric and Professional Writing Programs in the English Department at Northern Arizona University are pleased to invite applications for the position of lecturer in professional writing and rhetoric. The position has an anticipated start date of Fall 2021. This is a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure track, benefit eligible position with a 4/4 teaching load. Responsibilities for this position include teaching English 302W and English 305W. English 305W is an interdisciplinary writing-intensive course, and English 302W is a writing-intensive course in technical communication. Additional professional development and service expectations will be determined in consultation with the Chair of English. This position is renewable dependent on program needs, available funding, and effective performance.
- M.A. in English with specialization in Technical Writing, Professional Writing, Rhetoric, Composition, or Writing Studies or closely related field in hand by August 15, 2021
- 1 year experience teaching undergraduate technical writing courses and/or writing in the disciplines courses
- PhD in English with specialization in Technical Writing, Professional Writing, Rhetoric, Composition, or Writing Studies in hand by August 15, 2021.
- Evidence of demonstrated commitment and successful interactions with people with diverse learning abilities, people from diverse cultural, ethnic, racial, language, or national backgrounds, and the LGBTQ+ communities.
- Evidence of one or more years of experience writing in the workplace (grants, proposals, procedures, policies, program documentation, product documentation, corporate communication, management communication, customer communication, journalism, extensive workplace email communication, newsletters, marketing writing, etc.)
- Evidence of two or more years of successfully teaching undergraduate technical writing courses and/or writing in the disciplines courses in in-person and online venues.
- Expertise in rhetoric, professional writing, composition, and/or writing pedagogy and theory.
Annual Salary $42,000
Applications for this position will be considered only if they are submitted through NAU’s on-line application process. Please go to https://in.nau.edu/human-resources/current-job-openings, click on Faculty and Administrator Openings, and search for Job ID number 605314. The online application must include a single attachment containing: 1) Cover letter highlighting your particular qualifications for this position; 2) Curriculum vitae; 3) Evidence of teaching effectiveness (Include a summary of student evaluations and methods and materials for one particularly effective lesson you created); 4) Names and contact information for three references. Save all items, in the order stated, as a single PDF or Word document and upload it as “Resume.”
The search committee will begin reviewing files on April 19, 2021. Consideration of applications will continue until the position is filled or closed.
Northern Arizona University is located in Flagstaff, Arizona, and is situated at 7,000 feet in the midst of the largest ponderosa pine forest in the world. Ranked by Outside Magazine as the 7th best town in the nation, and by Fodor.com as one of the “20 College Towns We Love to Visit,” Flagstaff offers an ideal environment for living, learning, and teaching.
Northern Arizona University (26,000 students) is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of culturally diverse backgrounds. Applicants should be experienced with and dedicated to work with such a diverse population. NAU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution: minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. http://www.nau.edu
Applications for this position will be considered only if they are submitted through NAU’s on-line application process. Please go to https://in.nau.edu/human-resources/current-job-openings, click on Faculty and Administrator Openings, and search for Job ID number 605314.