Case Western Reserve University invites applications for one or more full-time lecturer positions in SAGES (the Seminar Approach to General Education and Scholarship), the core academic program for all Case Western Reserve undergraduates. SAGES seminars cover a range of topics and emphasize intellectual inquiry, critical thinking, and academic writing. (See http://sages.case.edu/.) Responsibilities include designing and leading seminars, providing collaborative writing support in other SAGES seminars, and consulting with students in the Writing Resource Center. Qualified applicants will have a Ph.D. in any field by August 2021 and significant training and/or experience teaching writing at the college level. Research and teaching interests in science and social science disciplines welcome. Teaching load is the equivalent of three courses per semester, which may include teaching departmental courses or administrative responsibilities. Initial appointment is for one year, and may be renewed for up to two additional one-year periods. Rank: Lecturer, non-tenure-track.
Application materials should be submitted electronically https://apply.interfolio.com/82203 by February 1, 2021. Please send a cover letter, CV, a brief (~300 word) description of a seminar you would be prepared to offer in the SAGES curriculum (information about goals and learning outcomes can be found on the SAGES webpage), and a diversity statement that explains how diversity, equity, and inclusion inform your past and/or future professional experience (scholarship, teaching, service). Other correspondence may be sent to Prof. Georgia Cowart, Chair, English Department, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106-7117.
In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at 216-368-3066 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.