Position Description. Reporting to the Chair of the Department of Writing and Linguistics, the Lecturer will teach courses in the department’s Bachelor of Arts in Writing and Linguistics program, with a primary assignment in first-year writing, participate in departmental service, and engage in professional development activities. This position requires teaching responsibility and at least a Master’s degree suited to the Department of Writing and Linguistics. The position is a 9-month non-tenure track appointment, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Non-tenure track lecturer positions are renewable on an annual basis.

Required Qualifications:
·         Master’s degree suited to the Department of Writing and Linguistics by August 1, 2011
·         Experience teaching first-year writing
·         Experience teaching with technology
·         Evidence of excellence in teaching

Preferred Qualifications:
·         Terminal degree (PhD or MFA) suited to the Department of Writing and Linguistics by August 1, 2011
·         Graduate coursework in Rhetoric and Composition
·         Three years of college teaching experience
·         Experience working with diverse student populations
·         Experience developing or teaching online writing courses
·         Evidence of scholarly potential

Screening of applications begins October 1, 2010, and continues until the positions are filled. The position starting date is August 1, 2011. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Georgia Southern University seeks to recruit individuals who are committed to working in diverse academic and professional communities. Applications and nominations should be sent to:

Dr. Michael Pemberton, Search Chair, Search #59255
Department of Writing and Linguistics
Georgia Southern University
P. O. Box 8026
Statesboro GA 30460-8026
Electronic mail: michaelp@georgiasouthern.edu
Telephone: 912-478-1383

More information about the institution is available through http://www.georgiasouthern.edu <http://www.georgiasouthern.edu/> , http://class.georgiasouthern.edu <http://class.georgiasouthern.edu/> , or http://class.georgiasouthern.edu/writling/. Georgia Southern University seeks individuals who are committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional service within the University and beyond. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other non-evaluative information may be subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity institution. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should contact the Associate Provost.

The full job ad can be accessed at: http://class.georgiasouthern.edu/pdf/59255.pdf