Lecturer in Writing Studies/Multilingual Writing Specialist
January 25, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
The Jacobson Center for Writing, Teaching and Learning and the Department of Education & Child Study at Smith College invite applications for a non-tenure track, three-year renewable position at the rank of Lecturer, to begin August 1, 2018. Candidates should have a strong foundation in the theory, pedagogy, and practice of teaching writing to multilingual college students. Teaching responsibilities for this position will regularly include teaching first-year, writing-intensive courses and at least one pedagogy-based course on teaching writing to multilingual students. Other courses may be taught depending upon the candidate’s field of specialization. Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Composition and Rhetoric, Writing Studies, Applied Linguistics, TESOL, or another relevant field is expected by the time of appointment. Faculty from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women’s college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts. A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. The College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Students cross-enroll and faculty cross-teach across the Five Colleges. Details about the Jacobson Center for Writing, Teaching and Learning and the Department of Education & Child Study may be found at http://www.smith.edu/jacobsoncenter/ and http://www.smith.edu/education/ .
Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/48536 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a graduate transcript, a sample syllabus, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin on March 5, 2018.
Diversifying the student body, faculty, administration, staff, and curriculum is crucial to the mission of and vision for the College. We are committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in the application process for individuals with disabilities and encourage applicants to request any needed accommodation(s). We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures, including, but not limited to, those based on ability, age, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, and veteran status.
Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer. Women, underrepresented racial groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
About Smith College
Since its founding in 1871, Smith College has provided women of high ability and promise an education of uncompromising quality. A world-class faculty of scholars are fully engaged with their students' intellectual development, and an open curriculum encourages each student to explore many fields of knowledge. Mentors for scholarship, leadership and service, across all spectrums of endeavor, allow Smith students to observe different models of achievement, then set their own course with conviction.