Lecturer (2 Positions)
Lecturer (2 positions). Minimum qualifications: MA in English and experience teaching at the university level. Preferred: PhD or ABD in English or Rhetoric and Composition and experience teaching composition and developmental writing to a diverse student body. The Department of English seeks candidates to teach a variety of composition and possibly some literature courses in our undergraduate, general education core curriculum. We are looking for instructors with an interest in and enthusiasm for creating innovative curricula and projects, and the successful candidate will have opportunities to contribute to the development of the first-year writing program. Position begins fall 2008.
UTPA is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity employer. Women, minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Send letter of application specifying the position number, a current CV, a sample syllabus, three letters of recommendation, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts by February 29, 2008, to Dr. Jonikka Charlton, Lecturer Search Committee Chair, c/o Dean of College of Arts and Humanities, CAS 334, 1201 W. University Drive, Edinburg, Texas 78539-2999. Screening of applications will begin immediately. Position open until filled. This position is security-sensitive as defined by the Texas Education Code §51.215(c) and Texas Government Code §411.094(a)(2).Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not English to demonstrate proficiency in English as determined by a satisfactory grade of 500 or greater on the International Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). For more information about our department please visit our website: (http://www.utpa.edu/dept/english).