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Lecturer - English Department

University of Illinois at Chicago - English Department

Last Updated: 4/25/22

Job Description

The Department of English at the University of Illinois at Chicago seeks highly qualified and motivated candidates for the position of Lecturer. We are hiring for multiple positions for our program in First-Year Writing as well as our concentration in Professional/Technical writing. Qualifications in ELL or TESOL and/or significant Professional or Technical Writing experience are especially desirable. MA, MFA, PhD or equivalent is required.

Lecturers in the English Department teach a 3/3 load. In addition to teaching, lecturers are responsible for attending required staff meetings and professional development workshops throughout the year, and for performing some service to the department. Lecturers become eligible for multiyear contracts as well as consideration for promotion to Senior Lecturer after three years.

For fullest consideration, please apply by May 23, 2022. To apply, please go to https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=163954 and complete an on-line application, including a letter of interest, cv, one syllabus from a course recently taught, two writing assignment prompts, and the contact information (email address and phone number) for three recommenders. Please note: the syllabus and writing assignment prompts all together should not exceed 15 pages.


The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability.

Offers of employment by the University of Illinois may be subject to approval by the University’s Board of Trustees. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks and other pre-employment assessments on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background Checks will be performed in compliance with state and federal law.

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The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899

University of Illinois faculty, staff and students are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not able to receive the vaccine for medical or religious reasons, you may seek approval for an exemption in accordance with applicable University processes.



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