Job: English Lecturer - Colorado State University-Pueblo


TITLE OF POSITION: Lecturer in English


POSITION SUMMARY: Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in English composition and creative writing, and also possibly in literature, theory, linguistics, English education, and/or pedagogy; advising students in the English major and minors; and participating in department, college, and university service activities and governance. Proficiency with
instructional technology is desirable. Contract teaching load is 12 hours per semester. Nine-month appointment with possibility of summer teaching for additional compensation.

SPECIAL NOTE: **All responsibilities of faculty members at CSU-Pueblo are in accordance with the Faculty Handbook. The Faculty Handbook is the authoritative guide on specific requirements with regard to teaching assignments, scholarly activity, research, and service. The Faculty Handbook can be viewed at the following web address:
http://www.colostat e-pueblo. edu/facultysenat e/FacultyHandbook/.

The Lecturer in English will perform the following:
* Teaching baccalaureate courses in English composition, creative writing, and other areas depending on qualifications and program needs; developing and proposing curriculum changes and program modifications when appropriate; participating in composition staff meetings and workshops.
* Contributing to student growth and development through advising and career guidance, including possible service as advisor to student organizations.
* Maintaining a program of professional development through research and writing, and/or attending or participating in professional conferences and workshops.
* Participating as needed in service to the department, college, university, and community.

* MFA in Creative Writing or Master's degree in English, Rhetoric and Composition, or a closely related field.
* Experience teaching English composition and/or creative writing at the college level.

* Ph.D. or ABD in English, Rhetoric and Composition, Creative Writing, or a closely related field.
* Professional experience in theater and/or film or TV production, script writing, and/or acting.
* Proficiency with educational technology.
* Ability to teach in one or more secondary fields, such as literature, theory, linguistics, English education, and/or pedagogy.

STARTING DATE: August 2008

SALARY: $25,000 plus benefits.

APPLICATIONS: Applications must include a letter addressing candidate interest and qualifications; current curriculum vita; an
unofficial transcript; three letters of recommendation; and the attached voluntary Applicant Demographic Sheet. Official transcripts are required prior to appointment. The University reserves the right to check additional references, with prior notification given to the candidate. Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Send application materials to:

Chair, Search Committee for Lecturer in English, position number 8812
Human Resources Office; Administration Building
Colorado State University-Pueblo
2200 Bonforte Boulevard
Pueblo, CO 81001-4901

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