Overview

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. Additional teaching assignments will include Shakespeare, courses in the Early Modern period, and other courses as needed. Candidates should highlight any secondary areas of expertise. Additional duties will include academic advising and departmental service.

Qualifications: Completed Ph.D. in English. Preference will be given to candidates with a documented record of excellence in teaching and scholarship and specialization in the Early Modern period.

Rank and Salary: This lecturer position is eligible for promotion without tenure. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

The Program: The English Program, in the College of Arts and Sciences, consists of five full-time faculty.

The Department: The Department of English and Modern Languages in the College of Arts and Sciences includes majors in English and Writing, Spanish, and minors in French, German, and Philosophy; it also hosts the Intensive English Language program (IEL/ESL).

The College: The College of Arts and Sciences includes the Department of Communication and Sociology; the Department of Life Sciences; the Department of Computational and Physical Sciences; the Department of Education; the Department of English and Modern Languages; the Department of History, Politics and Religion; and the Department of Visual and Performing Arts. The College offers a wide range of academic and interdisciplinary programs of study and serves as an integral component of the general education core requirements.

Carroll University: Founded in 1846, Carroll University is an independent, co-educational comprehensive university 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 3521 students. The University though intentionally ecumenical and non- sectarian in approach, is related to the Presbyterian Church, USA. Candidates must be willing and able to support and advance the University mission.

Application: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. In an e-mail to facapp@carrollu.edu with the subject line “Lecturer position in English and Writing,” please attach in Word or pdf format a letter of application, your curriculum vitae, a statement of your teaching philosophy, and contact data for three professional references. Final candidates will be asked to submit transcripts.

Carroll University is an Equal-Opportunity Employer