Job Vacancy Lecturer in Writing and Literature Bryant University

Job title: Lecturer in Writing and Literature

Company: Bryant University

Job description: Position Information

Job Title Lecturer in Writing and Literature

Full Time / Part Time Full Time

Job Type Faculty

Reports To Chair, Department of English and Cultural Studies

Position Summary

Bryant University invites applications for a full-time term lecturer position in first-year Writing/Composition and Literary Studies. We welcome candidates with training and experience to teach in at least one of the following areas: Universal Design Learning, Pedagogy, Assessment, Social Justice/DEIB, First-Generation Student Experience. The university is seeking a Lecturer in Writing and Literature for the fall 2022 semester, beginning on September 6, 2022.

Bryant University is a selective, four-year, residential university that has academic programs that are distinguished by an integration of the arts and sciences with business. Our innovative academic programs are attuned to the needs of industry and society. We have 3459 undergraduate students who hail from 36 states and 59 countries. We also have 211 full- and part-time graduate students. Bryant is located in Smithfield, RI, and is 15 minutes northwest of Providence, RI, and one hour south of Boston, MA.

Principal Accountabilities

The position is for one year but may be renewable pending the performance of the candidate and the needs of the university. Expectations include a 4-4 teaching load. Course load will include WRIT106 Writing Workshop and LCS121 Introduction to Literary Studies. Providing service to the department and the university are also required.


MA or PhD in Composition/Rhetoric, English, or a related field required. Candidates must have a strong teaching background.

Regular attendance at assigned job site and the ability to work collaboratively with co-workers and constituents are essential functions of this position.

Certain requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate persons with disabilities.

Working Environment

Bryant University recognizes that its position as a leader in higher education is greatly determined both by the diversity of its campus community and its intellectual endeavors. Its commitment to link academic and social diversity for the benefit of the learning and living environment reflects its belief that excellence and diversity are mutually reinforcing objectives. We are committed to building an equitable and inclusive campus community, one that values individual difference and fosters greater understanding of the many facets of diversity and other distinctive characteristics that make us different. We encourage applications from candidates with an appreciation for and understanding of diverse backgrounds and experiences. about our ongoing commitment to building a community of inclusive excellence.

Physical Capacities

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number FAC01565

Open Date 07/14/2022

Close Date 07/29/2022

Open Until Filled No

Applicant Special Instructions

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their applications by July 22nd. However, applications will be accepted and reviewed through July 29th. The university is seeking a Lecturer in Writing and Literature for the fall 2022 semester, beginning on September 6, 2022.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest and a current curriculum vitae. The names of those who can provide Letters of Recommendation, evidence of high-level teaching (evaluations, syllabi), and a statement of Teaching Philosophy should also be included with your online application.

Expected salary:

Location: Smithfield, RI – Providence, RI

Job date: Sat, 16 Jul 2022 07:13:15 GMT

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