The Writing Program at NYU Shanghai invites applications for full-time Lecturer positions to teach writing to academically outstanding students from around the world. These writing courses are integrated into the writing and cultural foundations elements of the core curriculum.
Lecturers in the Writing Program teach six sections (or their equivalent) of introductory or intermediate writing courses (3 sections/semester). You may read more about the Writing Curriculum on our website. Writing faculty attend pre-semester faculty meetings, participate in regular faculty development workshops throughout the academic year, participate in institutional service, and may continue ongoing research and practice in their academic or creative fields. Appointments are for 3 years effective September 1, 2019; contracts are renewable.
Four years teaching university-level composition or other writing intensive courses as the instructor of record;
Experience working with students from diverse cultural and language backgrounds;
Experience in any of the following areas: WID/WAC, Writing Centers, TESOL, creative writing, or humanities scholarship.
Two years teaching university-level composition or other writing intensive courses as the instructor of record; due to Chinese visa regulations, these two years must constitute 24 months of full-time teaching which come after receipt of the degree.
PhD, EdD, or terminal degree (ex. MFA).
Priority deadline is December 16, 2018 (China Standard Time). Review of applications will continue until positions are filled.
Required application materials:
Cover letter describing your experience relevant to the position
One-page teaching philosophy
Reference list or letters of recommendation; some references should speak to teaching experience and effectiveness
Optional: Course evaluation reports
Candidates who move forward in the interview process will be asked to provide the following supplemental application materials:
A student paper that represents advanced work;
Assignments for that paper;
A reflective letter in which you assess the student's written performance.
Please visit our website at http://shanghai.nyu.edu/about/work/faculty-positions for instructions and other information on how to apply. If you have any questions, please e-mail email@example.com.
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