Lecturer and Online ENG-W131 Coordinator – Composition Program

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Lecturer and Online ENG-W131 Coordinator – Composition Program    

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Senior Lecturer – Writing Program, Department of English 



Non-Tenure Track 



English, Indiana University Bloomington 



Make Your Mark in Online Writing Instruction!

The Department of English at Indiana University Bloomington is seeking an innovative educator to coordinate our online writing courses. As Online Coordinator, you will shape the future of our first-year and intensive writing programs in a collaborative role focused on curriculum, instructor support, and elevating the student experience.

This is a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Senior Lecturer. In this role you will serve as our Department's Coordinator for online writing-based courses and teach undergraduate writing courses. This position also carries year-round administrative responsibilities and a teaching load of four courses per year. The initial appointment is for three years followed by annual reappointments through year six when a long-term contract will be considered. Promotion to the rank of Teaching Professor is possible for candidates who develop strong records of pedagogical leadership.

As Online Coordinator, you will work in concert with the Director of Composition and Director of Undergraduate Teaching in the English Department to provide oversight, direction, and management of the online component of the First-Year and Intensive Writing programs. As part of our mission-driven team committed to equity and inclusion, you will:

•    Update and redesign engaging online learning activities and modules;

•    Evaluate and implement new instructional technologies;

•    Create training materials and provide support for graduate student instructors;

•    Assess and guide continuous improvement of the online program; and

•    Partner with IU's eLearning division on online course delivery.



We seek candidates with:

•    Ph.D. in English, Comp/Rhetoric, Literature or related field

•    Graduate coursework in teaching writing

•    5+ years teaching university writing courses

•    Commitment to online instructional design

Additionally, successful candidates will also demonstrate experience with one or more of the following: writing program administration, development of online curriculum, instructor training / professional development leadership, and documented evidence of successful teaching in the undergraduate classroom.   

We are seeking a candidate who can help us reimagine our online curriculum to better help today’s students become tomorrow’s leaders through the power of writing, digital literacy, and digital learning. Join our vibrant rhetoric and composition community and become part of a nationally recognized Department of English.


Commensurate with experience, with full benefits   


To apply, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a 1-3-page statement that addresses your teaching philosophy; and a diversity statement (1-2 pages with information and specific examples about the applicant’s past, present, and future contributions to promoting equity, inclusion and diversity in their professional careers statement on fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in and out of the classroom; and contact information for three professional references to https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/21056. Any questions regarding the application materials should be directed to Dr. Justin Hodgson, Online Course Coordinator Search Committee Chair, at hodgson@indiana.edu. Any questions regarding the PeopleAdmin system can be directed to Daniel Wallace at dpwallac@iu.edu. Review of completed applications will begin December 1, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. 

The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars. 



July 1, 2024

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