We Are Hiring: First Year Writing Teaching Faculty
The University of Minnesota Twin Cities First-Year Writing Program invites applications for a teaching specialist or lecturer position. This position has an anticipated start date of fall semester 2023 (8/28/2023). This is a full-time, nine-month, annually renewable academic appointment with a 3/3 teaching load and professional development/engagement within an expanding, dynamic first-year writing program with over 35 full-time faculty. Courses assigned could include Writing Studio, University Writing in blended or asynchronous, fully online modalities, or Community Engaged Writing, and all courses serve linguistically diverse populations. Course enrollments cap at 19 students. Work arrangements include in-person, onsite responsibilities, with some hybrid flexibility.
Our First-Year Writing program is in the Department of Writing Studies. We actively and intentionally support inclusive learning and workplace environments, and the well-being of our faculty and students. Our approach is oriented around 8 Guiding Frameworks that center a process approach, equity-centered anti-racist pedagogy, multimodal composition, a generative community of feedback, and information literacy. We are actively committed to developing equity-centered practices in our classrooms and program. The University of Minnesota offers professional development and advancement to all teaching specialists and lecturers.