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Lecturer in English

Iowa State University
United States
Closing date
Nov 29, 2023

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Position Title:Lecturer in English
Appointment Type:Faculty
Job Description:Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
The Department of English in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University is seeking Lecturers to teach one, two, three, or four courses for Spring 2024 semester in ISUComm Foundation Courses, Business Communication, Technical Communication, English as a Second Language, Linguistics, Speech Communication, Literature, Creative Writing, and other courses as needed. Depending on staffing needs, assignments may be Monday/Wednesday/Friday, Tuesday/Thursday, or five days a week.
Attendance at orientation, some staff meetings, workshops, or forums is required, as is adherence to programmatic goals.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Master's degree in English, Rhetoric, Technical Communication, Speech Communication, Linguistics or a closely related field
Experience in college-level teaching of First-Year Composition, Business Communication, Technical Communication, English as a Second Language, Linguistics, Speech Communication, Literature, Creative Writing, or courses that are closely aligned
Preferred Qualifications:
PhD in English, Rhetoric, Technical Communication, Speech Communication, Linguistics, or related field
Experience teaching more than one of the above listed courses
Department/Program & College Description:
The Department of English in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University offers bachelor degree programs in English, Linguistics, Speech Communication, and Technical Communication; as well as-in partnership with the Department of World Languages and Cultures-a minor in World Film Studies. On the graduate level, the department offers MA degrees in Literature; Rhetoric, Composition, and Professional Communication; TESL/Applied Linguistics; as well as an MFA program in Creative Writing and the Environment. The department also offers two PhD programs in Applied Linguistics and Technology and Rhetoric and Professional Communication.
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Proposed Start Date:January 1, 2024
Proposed End Date or Length of Term:May 15, 2024
Number of Months Employed Per Year:09 Month Work Period
Time Type:Part time
Application Instructions:
To apply for this position, please click on "Apply" and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter3) Contact Information for Three ReferencesIf you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.Why Choose ISU?Iowa State University is committed to fostering a workplace of belonging, where diversity is celebrated and equity is a core value. Our Iowa State Employees enjoy comprehensive health and work-life benefits, including medical and dental; as well as:- Retirement benefits, including defined benefit and defined contribution plans;- Generous leave plans;- Onsite childcare (Ames, Iowa);- Life insurance and long-term disability;- Flexible Spending Accounts;- Various voluntary benefits and discounts;- Employee Assistance Program;- Wellbeing program.
Original Posting Date: October 16, 2023
Posting Close Date:November 26, 2023
Job Requisition Number:R13233
By focusing on the future and providing the best student experience possible, Iowa State attracts students and faculty who want to make a difference. With a comprehensive?land-grant?mission of education, research, extension and outreach, we produce scholars whose ideas change the world. And through Innovate at Iowa State , we provide innovative and entrepreneurial opportunities for students of all backgrounds. Located just 30 minutes north of Des Moines, the city of Ames was recently named one of the Top 10 cities in the U.S. for campus life and career opportunities.
Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University's Principles of Community. (
All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university's verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email .
If you have questions about the application process please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll-Free at 1-877-477-7485 . Iowa State University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should email or call (515) 294-4800 or Toll-Free: (877) 477-7485 . TTY users are welcome to use the Iowa Relay Service number by dialing 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2942 .
General ISU compensation information can be found on the University Human Resources ( website. Please note that this is only a list of ranges and individuals will be paid commensurate with qualifications.

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