Lecturer in English (Rhetoric and Composition)

The Department of English at Georgia State University invites applications for the anticipated position of Lecturer at its downtown Atlanta campus, which serves a diverse and growing undergraduate and graduate student body. Situated in the cultural and economic center of the Southeast, GSU is a vibrant urban public research institution ranked nationally as a leader in undergraduate teaching.  This is a renewable, non-tenure track, ten-month academic year faculty appointment, with a start date of August 23, 2021.

Required Qualifications     

Candidates must hold a PhD in English at the time of appointment and have demonstrated excellence in teaching college-level English classes. They must also have a track record of success working with a diverse student population and a demonstrated commitment to fostering a climate of inclusivity.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with significant teaching experience in first-year composition or other college-level writing courses.

Teaching Responsibilities

This Lecturer will primarily teach first-year writing classes for Lower Division Studies. The successful candidate will maintain a vibrant teaching portfolio, reflecting evidence of instructional effectiveness such as current examples of lesson plans, learning outcomes, projects, and approaches to assessment. In the application letter or teaching material, applicants should explicitly address their readiness for effectively teaching Georgia State’s highly diverse student body, which includes many first-generation college students. The teaching load for this position is 4/4.

The College of Arts & Sciences supports faculty professional success through mentoring programs and representation of faculty from all ranks in college-level program development. GSU is an institutional member of the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity.

To Apply

Applications received by May 1, 2021, will be given full consideration. Send letter, CV, and contact information for three references to Dr. Elizabeth Lopez, Chair, Hiring Committee, at englishsearch@gsu.edu. Candidates should discuss their commitment to fostering an inclusive learning and research environment in their cover letters. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. GSU is a unit of the University System of Georgia. An offer of employment will be conditional upon background verification.