Brandeis University Lecturer in Composition in Waltham, Massachusetts
The University Writing Program at Brandeis University invites applications for a fall 2022 adjunct lecturer to teach two sections of the Composition Seminar (CSEM), a first year writing class geared to students who need additional practice before taking the required University Writing Seminar (UWS). We seek an experienced instructor with a background teaching college writing, particularly to second language learners. Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as well as experience in the teaching of writing. A Ph.D. in a relevant discipline is required. The successful candidate will be an innovative instructor responsible for teaching two CSEM courses in the fall of 2022. They will develop topics for these courses using a template designed to ensure uniformity across CSEM sections. Brandeis is a Research I institution with a strong liberal arts program and an emphasis on teaching excellence. We believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential components of academic excellence. Brandeis University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer committed to creating equitable access and opportunities for applicants to all employment positions. Because diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of Brandeis? history and mission, we value and are seeking candidates with a variety of social identities, including those that have been underrepresented in higher education, who possess skills that spark innovation, and who, through their scholarly pursuits, teaching, and/or service experiences, bring expertise in building, engaging and sustaining a pluralistic, unified, and just campus community. Applicants should submit: Letter of application that addresses relevant experience, including contributions to diversity Curriculum vitae Three references, including names, titles and contact information A sample course syllabus, with writing assignments Because Brandeis University is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all areas of faculty effort, including instruction, service, and scholarship, applicants should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter. Candidates should indicate how their experiences, interests, commitments, or future goals could promote and build Program and institutional pluralism, justice, or unity. First consideration will be given to applications received by May 7, 2022. Applications will remain open until the position is filled. This appointment is to a position that is in a collective bargaining unit represented by SEIU Local 509. Closing Statement Brandeis University is committed to providing its students, faculty and staff with an environment conducive to learning and working and where all people are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, caste, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, including transgender identity, religion, disability, age, genetics, active military or veteran status and any other characteristics protected under applicable federal or Massachusetts law.