Unclassified - Lecturer, English Professional Writing

Code: 053 Posted: 07/23/2014

University of Wisconsin-Parkside
College of Arts and Humanities

Position Location: Southeastern wi

The English Department at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applicants for a one-year full-time Lecturer in Professional Writing. This position is a fixed term terminal appointment with no intent to renew. The lecturer will have a teaching load of 30 credits per year of college level writing, both freshman composition and other levels.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses, advising undergraduate students; service activities to the department and university; and working collaboratively with the University Community. Working with diverse populations and non-traditional students is essential for this position.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Master’s degree in English, Technical Writing or Communication, Professional Writing or Communication, or a related discipline from an accredited university

  • A good record of teaching college level writing, both freshman composition and other levels

  • Expertise in Technical Writing, Business Writing, Professional Editing, Grant Writing or other professional writing areas

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated expertise as an instructor based on evidence of teaching effectiveness

Preferred:

  • Demonstrated experience working effectively with students and staff from culturally diverse backgrounds.

University and Community: The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a comprehensive campus of the University of Wisconsin System with approximately 4800 students, 120 faculty, and 70 instructional academic staff offering 33 undergraduate majors and 3 master's degrees in 22 academic departments. The campus is located between the cities of Kenosha and Racine in southeastern Wisconsin, within the Chicago-Milwaukee corridor.

The university is situated on 700 acres of prairie and woodland approximately two miles west of Lake Michigan. Consisting of 15 buildings, the coherence and unity of the original campus design within its natural landscape has been sustained over four decades of development. Recent additions include a renovated and expanded student center, a 250 bed suite-style residence hall, and a greatly expanded and renovated center for the arts and humanities.

Salary:Commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.

It is the policy of UW Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Human Resources Office at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.

A criminal background check and degree verification are part of the application process.

Review of Applications: Applications received by August 1, 2014 are ensured full consideration. The position is open until filled.

TO APPLY: go to http://my.wisconsin.edu

Click UW Careers for job listings. Then click "Apply Now" button. You must create an account and login before you can apply. If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password' and select "Login."

If you have questions about how to apply from the Self Service Careers site, please go to https://kb.wisc.edu/hrs/page.php?id=21544.

Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.

Please be sure you have included:

  • Letter addressing required and preferred qualifications

  • Curriculum vitae

  • Copies of academic transcripts (may be unofficial)

  • Letters from 3 professional references familiar with your work

If you have application questions call or email:

 

Contact Name: Brandi Liantonio

Contact Phone: (262) 595-2139

Contact Email: Brandi.Liantonio@uwp.edu

900 Wood Road · P.O. Box 2000 · Kenosha, WI 53141-2000 P 262-595-2345

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