The English Department at the University of Georgia announces a search for a Lecturer in Rhetoric and Composition to begin in August 2021. The successful candidate will teach First-year Writing and, depending on curricular need, may be assigned upper- division writing courses. The teaching load is 4/4. This is a non-tenure-track position, renewable on a yearly basis depending on satisfactory performance and the availability of funding. Lecturers may be promoted to Senior Lecturer after five years of service. We welcome candidates who may employ interdisciplinary approaches that may transcend traditional boundaries for the best teaching delivery. Lecturers are not expected to conduct research and have limited service obligations.


Applicants must have a Ph.D in English, Rhetoric and Composition, or a related field. A minimum of two years of experience teaching writing is required. We particularly welcome candidates with expertise in and ability to teach in one or more of the following secondary areas: digital writing and rhetoric; professional and technical communication; multimodal composition; new media; writing analytics; and multilingual writing.


Applications may be filed online at https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/186916. Qualified candidates should submit the following materials as attached documents: a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, names and email addresses of three references, and a Teaching Portfolio. Review of materials will begin on April 9, 2021, and all complete applications submitted by this date will receive full consideration. The Search Committee Chair is Nate Kreuter, who can be reached at kreuter@uga.edu.


Georgia is well known for its quality of life in regard to both outdoor and urban activities (exploregeorgia.org). UGA is a land and sea grant institution located in Athens, 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, the state capital (www.visitathensga.com; www.uga.edu).


The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University is an EEO/AA institution.


The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

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