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Writing Lecturer

Position Summary:
Elmira College has potential openings in the Academic Writing Program for the position of Writing Lecturer for the 2017-2018 academic year. The main responsibility of the Writing Lecturer is teaching three sections of College Composition I in the Fall term and three sections of College Composition II in the Winter term. Writing Lecturers are also expected to participate actively in program assessment. The position is full time with the option of annual renewal.  

Compensation is competitive and includes optional insurance benefits.

Qualifications:
Candidates must possess an M.A., M.F.A., or Ph.D. in a field appropriate to the position.
Candidates should have an interest in and have experience teaching introductory college composition and rhetoric that seeks to improve students’ writing and thinking processes. The selection process will place a strong emphasis on teaching experience and clear evidence of teaching excellence. Additionally, candidates should have an interest in promoting the interests of the Academic Writing Program and the retention efforts of Elmira College.

To Apply:
A cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcript, and three current professional references should be emailed to writingsearch@elmira.edu. Elmira College may request a criminal background check and drug screening prior to employment. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.