Lecturer of English

Saint Clairsville, Ohio, United States

Job description

OHIO UNIVERSITY EASTERN is seeking candidates for the position of Lecturer of English. This non-tenure track part time 80% full time equivalency position is renewable, has full benefits and is to begin on August 16, 2017.

Applicants must have a minimum of a Master’s degree in English.

Applicants must have experience teaching first year composition and introductory literature courses and should be able to provide evidence of effective teaching. The position may also include Writing Center duties. This is typically a nine-month academic year contract with summer teaching possibilities. While online or distance learning instruction might be incorporated into the position, most or all courses will be typically taught on campus.

The Eastern Campus is one of five regional campuses of Ohio University and offers thirteen bachelor’s degrees, and the first two years of general studies for many majors. The campus is non-residential with approximately 1200 students. The campus is located near St. Clairsville,Ohio, 60 miles southwest of Pittsburgh and 120 miles east of Columbus. For additional information about the campus go to www.ohio.edu/eastern

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Applicants must have a minimum of a Master’s degree in English at the time of application,
  • experience teaching first year composition and introductory literature courses with the potential to be a successful college/university teacher.


ESTRN Arts and Sciences

Pay Rate:

Commensurate with credentials. Employees also enjoy a generous benefits package which include health benefits, paid time off, and educational benefits for employees and eligible dependents.

This position is eligible for the following benefits:

Level 4 – Medical/Rx, Vision, Dental, Ortho; Basic/Supp/Dep Life; Educ. Benefits; Sick Leave; Holidays Paid; Retirement

How to apply

To apply, please complete and submit the on-line quick application and attach required documents including a cover letter describing qualifications and experience as they relate to the specific requirements and responsibilities of this position, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy including teaching effectiveness, transcript copies of all degrees completed (unofficial transcripts are acceptable for application). Transcripts should be merged and uploaded as one document. A list of at least three references (with a postal address, telephone number and email address for each) should also be uploaded.

The position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by February 10, 2017.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Diversity Statement:

Ohio University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Ohio University is a member of the OH/Western PA/WV Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. www.ohwpawvherc.org

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