UM-Dearborn: Lecturer Job Announcement – English/American Literature

UM-Dearborn: Lecturer Job Announcement – English/American Literature

The English Program at the University of Michigan-Dearborn is seeking to hire a lecturer in American Literature. The job announcement and application procedures can be found here:

How to Apply

Interested candidates are asked to apply online to this posting and send a CV, cover letter, and at least three references to:

Elisa Madrigal, Department of Literature, Philosophy, and the Arts, University of Michigan-Dearborn, 4901 Evergreen Road, Dearborn, MI 48128,

The review of applications will begin immediately.

Job Summary

The English Discipline, part of the Department of Literature, Philosophy, and the Arts at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, is seeking a Lecturer III to teach six courses per academic year, including advanced creative writing, advanced exposition, and lower division and survey courses in British and American Literature. The position will also involve service activities and some committee work.

The position is for Fall 2016- Winter 2018, but future teaching assignments may be available consistent with the LEO collective bargaining agreement and departmental need.

This position is subject to the terms and conditions of a collective bargaining agreement between the University of Michigan and the Lecturer’s Employee Organization (LEO) AFT/MFT and SRP Local 6244, AFL-CIO.

Required Qualifications*

Experience teaching creative writing and literature at the college level is required.

Desired Qualifications*

Ph.D. in English or M.F.A. in creative writing is preferred.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.