The Department of English (http://www.ecu.edu/english) is seeking to fill one or more positions for Teaching Instructors specializing in composition to begin August 13, 2018. These non-tenure-track positions are for the fall and spring semesters of the 2018-2019 academic year only, with the possibility of subsequent appointments. The full-time teaching load for these positions is typically four courses per semester. Depending upon a candidate’s credentials, as well as the needs in the department, the Chair may assign other courses. Service to the university, community, and profession is expected. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications, and full-time positions include benefits. We are committed to fostering diversity in our faculty and student body.
Minimum qualifications include MA in English or related degree (e.g., rhetoric/composition or writing studies) from an appropriately accredited institution. Candidates should demonstrate knowledge of and experience in teaching courses in first-year writing and writing about the disciplines.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 935569
Organizational Unit Overview:
With more than 70 full-time faculty and more than 100 graduate students, the Department of English at East Carolina University is a vibrant and energetic collection of teachers, scholars, researchers, and writers. One of 16 departments in the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences, we offer three degrees: a B.A. in English, an M.A. in English with concentrations in eight different areas, and a Ph.D. in Rhetoric, Writing, and Professional Communication. We also offer an undergraduate certificate in business and technical communication and post-baccalaureate certificates in professional communication, multicultural and transnational literatures, teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL), and teaching English in two-year colleges.
The diversity of the department is one of its strengths: we feature courses in literature, creative writing, technical and professional communication, rhetoric and composition, multicultural and transnational literatures, linguistics, theory and criticism, folklore, children’s literature, teaching English to speakers of other languages, and film studies.
How to apply
Candidates for these positions must complete a candidate profile and submit the following materials online at www.jobs.ecu.edu: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one-page teaching philosophy, and a sample syllabus for a first-year composition course. In addition, candidates will arrange for three current reference letters to be sent to:
Marianne Montgomery, Chair
Attn: Teaching Instructor Search
Department of English
Bate Building 2201
Mail Stop 555
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858-4353.
Applicants must complete a candidate profile or staff application (see “Application Types Accepted” below) online via the PeopleAdmin system. In addition, applicants must submit the documents requested in order to be considered for the position.
- Required Applicant Documents
- Resume / Curriculum Vitae
- Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
- Additional Document #1 (teaching philosophy)
- Additional Document #2 (sample syllabus)