Pennsylvania State University Lecturer (Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow) in English in University Park, Pennsylvania
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JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
The Department of English at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for one or more full-time Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow positions (non-tenure-track) to begin in Fall 2021.
These are one-year fixed-term appointments and may be renewed for a second year. Responsibilities primarily include teaching introductory undergraduate courses in English and the Program of Writing and Rhetoric. In addition, successful candidates must either have demonstrated a commitment to building an inclusive, equitable, and diverse campus community, or describe one or more ways they would envision doing so, given the opportunity. Fellows will teach two courses per semester.
All requirements for the Ph.D., including defending the dissertation, must be completed by the appointment date of Fellow. Those who have successfully defended by July 31, 2021 will be appointed to the rank of Lecturer. Preference will be given to recent graduates of the Ph.D. program in the Department of English at The Pennsylvania State University.
Applications must include a cover letter and curriculum vitae (with the names and contact information of two references). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.
The following clearances must be successfully completed for this position:
Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Background Check
Pennsylvania Child Abuse History
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Criminal Background Check
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