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Lecturer II

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please submit a letter of application which includes a statement indicating how you would contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through your research, teaching, and/or service, a curriculum vita, and a statement of teaching philosophy.

Position Information

Position Information

Job Title Lecturer II
Department English
Department Web Address https://www.unr.edu/english
Full Time Equivalent

100%

Position Type Academic Faculty
Comp Grade (0)II
Tenure Track Non Tenure Track
Job Description

The Department of English at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR), invites applicants for two (2) continuing lecturer positions to begin July 1, 2018. We are seeking generalists with a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching to teach lower-division required courses in the literature and writing tracks of the English major and courses in the Core Curriculum. These may include courses in 20th century British and American Literature, 20th century Ethnic American Literature, professional writing, or creative nonfiction. The positions have a 4/4 teaching load with potential course release opportunities for academic advisement, assessment, or administrative duties.

The University of Nevada, Reno, is the state’s land-grant research and teaching institution. It serves approximately 21,000 students, with significant and growing numbers of first-generation students and students of color (www.unr.edu). UNR was ranked as a Tier 1 institution by U.S. News and World Report and is centrally located adjacent to downtown Reno. Boasting a vibrant arts and restaurant scene, Reno has also become a hub for world-class outdoor recreation. It is situated on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada, 45 minutes from Lake Tahoe, four hours from the San Francisco Bay Area, and near both Yosemite and Lassen National Parks.

UNR believes that diversity promotes excellence in education. We are an inclusive and engaged community, and we recognize the enhanced value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience. Members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications

Candidates must possess an M.A. in English by August 2018.

Preferred Qualifications
Contact Information for this Position

James Webber, Chair
jwebber@unr.edu

Roxie Taft, Coordinator
roxiet@unr.edu

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please submit a letter of application which includes a statement indicating how you would contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through your research, teaching, and/or service, a curriculum vita, and a statement of teaching philosophy.

Job Open Date 09/18/2017
Job Close Date 11/01/2017
Open Until Filled No
Search Number 72863
Note to All Applicants

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation, or genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you initially learn about this recruitment/job opening?
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    • Other online resource. Specify URL below.
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    • www.latinosinhighered.com
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    • Craig's List
    • CareerBuilder
  2. If applicable, give more details on specific resource(s) indicated above.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application/Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents