First-Year Writing Program Part-time Lecturers (non-tenure track)

The First-Year Writing Program at Tufts University invites applications for part-time lecturer positions, starting in Fall 2021. Lecturers will teach one or more courses in one academic year on the Medford and/or SMFA campuses.

Qualifications: PhD, ABD, or MFA are required, as well as experience in teaching expository writing at the university or college level.

Application requirements: Applicants should submit a letter of application that includes a section describing the candidate’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Applicants should also submit a CV, a writing sample (no more than 15 pages), a sample syllabus for expository writing along with three letters of recommendation, submitted directly by the recommenders and uploaded to Interfolio. All materials must be submitted through Interfolio at

Tufts University has a commitment to become an anti-racist institution, and the Department of English shares this commitment. For additional information, applicants may contact Department Administrator Wendy Medeiros Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the positions are filled.

Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. Read the University's Non-Discrimination statement and policy. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617-627-3298 or at Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at

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