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Full-Time Lecturer in Literary Studies

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Work type: Faculty Full Time
Categories: Faculty

The Department of English at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth seeks a Full-Time Lecturer for the English General Education literary studies program to begin September 1, 2019.

This position carries a 4/4 course load, is contracted and benefited, and has access to on-going professional development and department service opportunities. A contract is for two years and is renewable.  We are particularly interested in increasing the diversity of our faculty and strongly encourage applications from candidates from under-represented groups.


Minimum Qualifications:  PhD in English or closely related field (ABD candidates will be considered, but Ph.D. must be completed for contract to be renewed).  Documented success in college-level teaching, demonstrated ability to teach introductory and intermediary literature courses, and demonstrated interest in student success are also required.

Preferred Qualifications:  Demonstrated ability to teach first-year English; experience teaching online or blended courses; experience advising and/or mentoring students at the college level.

To apply, please submit:

  • A cover letter indicating availability and areas of teaching experience and qualifications
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A one-page statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching experience and success
  • The names, addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references.    

UMass Dartmouth is on the south coast of Massachusetts, less than an hour’s drive from Boston, Providence, and Cape Cod.  UMass Dartmouth is a doctoral research university (DRU) providing an excellent undergraduate education. This Full-Time Lecturer position represents an administrative commitment to and investment in general education as the cornerstone of an undergraduate education.



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