Lecturer in English

The Department of English at the University of North Texas, a Minority and Hispanic Serving Institution, invites applications for a one-year lecturer position. This position is full-time, comes with a competitive salary, and includes benefits. Responsibilities for the position include teaching four courses each semester in first-year writing to a diverse student population. Successful candidates will join a diverse, collaborative, internationally recognized group of colleagues in the Department of English.

Minimum Qualifications

Qualified candidates will have an MFA or PhD in English (literary studies, creative writing, or rhetoric) or associated field, and demonstrated excellence in first-year writing instruction, with evidence of a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the classroom.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to applicants with experience teaching diverse student populations and preparedness to teach at a Minority-Serving and Hispanic-Serving institution.  We also value experience in critical pedagogy, information literacy, and online instruction.

Application Materials

Please apply online at https://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/58007.Submit a letter of application, a CV, unofficial transcripts, a full set of teaching evaluations, three letters of recommendation, a teaching philosophy statement, and a diversity statement that describes how you incorporate diversity, equity, and inclusion into your teaching practices, and how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at UNT through teaching and service. Review of applications will begin May 4 and continue until the position is filled.

EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices. 

We welcome candidates who have experience with HSI/MSIs and/or who speak Spanish, Vietnamese, American Sign Language, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin and other variations), Arabic, Tagalog, Farsi, French, or/and Yoruba.

About UNT and Denton

The University of North Texas is a student-centered public research university with over 40,000 students. A Carnegie-ranked Tier One public research university, UNT is one of the nation’s most diverse universities with more than 10,000 Hispanic students, 5,700 African American students, 3,100 Asian students, and 500 Indigenous students. UNT has a highly diverse campus with a wide range of languages spoken in addition to English. UNT has been designated as both a Minority Serving Institution and Hispanic Serving Institution, and stands committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in its pursuit of academic excellence.  

Located in Denton, TX at the northern edge of the Dallas - Fort Worth Metroplex, UNT fosters meaningful partnerships with organizations throughout the DFW area.  Denton is home to two state universities (UNT and Texas Woman’s University) and is known for its live music scene. Denton is part of the Dallas - Fort Worth Metroplex and is located just 36 miles from either city’s center. With 7.5 million people and two international airports, DFW is the fourth - largest metro area in the United States. DFW is racially, ethnically, religiously, and culturally diverse, and maintains a longstanding commitment to the arts exemplified by local attractions such as the Dallas Arts District and the Fort Worth Cultural District. UNT’s proximity to these major metropolitan centers ensures that our new colleague will be able to access a wide range of activities and cultural experiences.


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