Part-Time Lecturer - Department of English (Pool), University of Louisville

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The Department of English invites applications for instructor positions in the Composition Program, to begin summer 2021. All positions are for summer 2021 in the first instance with the possibility of renewal as department needs require. Applicants should have experience teaching first-year composition and be willing to teach both ENGL101 and ENGL102. Preference will be given to those with graduate-level coursework in composition pedagogy.

Instructors are expected to utilize Blackboard to submit a course syllabus, order textbooks or other reading materials, provide developmentally meaningful feedback, present engaging learning experiences, respond to students in a timely manner, communicate regularly with designated academic program director, submit final grades within university deadlines, and comply with other requests as a part-time lecturer such as completing an attestation and disclosure form and annual performance evaluations.

The salary is based on a per-credit-hour value. Composition courses are three credit hours.

Applicants should submit one document containing a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and at least one sample syllabus.

Review of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until the positions are filled.

Please see Faculty/Administrator and Note for further instructions on How To Apply.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Employment team at or 502.852.6258.


To apply for this position, go to, then click on the "Apply Now". You must answer all required fields and submit your application by clicking the "Submit" button.  Detailed instructions are available at in the "My Career Tools" section.  Vacancies are routinely removed from the jobs portal around 7:00PM on the deadline date.  If the posting description requested that you follow up and mail or email other documents, your application will not be considered complete until those have been received by the department.


Only ONE attachment can be uploaded per application. If you wish to include a cover letter or other documents, please combine them as one document with your resume/cv, save the document with a simple short title that contains only letters, spaces, or numbers, and then upload.

Computers are available for application submission at the Human Resources Department located at 1980 Arthur Street - Louisville, Kentucky 40208.

If you require assistance or accommodation with our online application process, you may schedule an appointment at (502) 852-6258 with Employment Services at the Human Resources office located at 1980 Arthur Street, Louisville, KY 40208.

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