Visiting Lecturer in English and Writing Starting Date: September 1, 2015 (Carroll University)

Responsibilities: The position comes with a course load of eight courses (four in the fall semester and four in the spring), four of which will be sections of the university’s introductory writing course, English 170. The candidate is also expected to engage in departmental service. Qualifications: The candidate must hold a Ph.D. in English. The successful candidate must have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and a dedication to the value of a liberal arts education. Preference will be given to those with experience in teaching American literature and composition courses.

Rank and Salary: Carroll University invites applications for a full-time Visiting Lecturer in English and Writing. The appointment is for nine months. Salary will be based on qualifications and previous experience.
The Program: The Education program offers undergraduate majors in elementary education, elementary and special education, and educational studies. Education minors include secondary education, early childhood education, and adaptive education. The Teacher Education program is DPI-approved, and is distinguished by a conceptual framework focused on preparing educators whose knowledge, skills, and dispositions demonstrate a constructivist perspective, critical consciousness, educational advocacy, and professional integrity. The Graduate Program in Education offers the #1316 Reading Teacher License and the #1317 Reading Specialist License. These programs may lead to a M.Ed. degree for educators and other human service professionals. Both graduate and undergraduate programs maintain partnerships and student placement arrangements with urban, suburban, and rural schools, PK-12.
The Department: The English and Modern Languages and Literatures offers majors and minors in English, Professional Writing, and Spanish as well as minors in French and German. The University: Founded in 1846, Carroll University is an independent, co-educational comprehensive institution grounded in the liberal arts tradition. The Pioneer Core general education curriculum has a strong emphasis on developing intercultural awareness and includes cross-cultural immersion experiences. Carroll University is located in suburban Waukesha, 16 miles west of Milwaukee and 60 miles east of Madison. The University serves approximately 3,480 full-time and part-time students. The University, though intentionally ecumenical and non-sectarian in approach, is related to the Presbyterian Church, USA.
Application: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please submit a 1) letter of application, 2) curriculum vitae, and 3) statement of teaching philosophy as Word or PDF format attachments in an email with the subject line “Visiting Lecturer in Education” to Final applicants will be asked to submit graduate transcripts and three letters of reference. Carroll University is an Equal-Opportunity Employer