Assistant Lecturer of English
Ball State University
Assistant Lecturer of English
Ball State University
The Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities is a residential school for academically gifted high school juniors and seniors. The Indiana Academy is located on the campus of Ball State University. This is a full-time contract position for the academic year that is renewable based on satisfactory job performance. Anticipated assignments are 4 sections per semester of survey or topical courses in American Literature, World Literature, rhetoric, and composition courses, in addition to Colloquium and service requirements. The final course load is determined by student needs and teacher experience. Indiana Academy faculty, ranked in the top 15 in the nation among public high school faculty, have the opportunity to create new, unique courses based on their specializations. Faculty work together across disciplines to provide a one-of-a-kind education to Indiana’s high-ability students that includes AP, dual-credit, and specialty courses.
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- Paid Parental Leave
- Professional Development
Duties and Responsibilities: Anticipated assignments are 4 sections per semester of survey or topical courses in American Literature, World Literature, rhetoric, and composition courses, in addition to Colloquium and service requirements. The final course load is determined by student needs and teacher experience.
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in English or related field; previous teaching experience at the secondary level or undergraduate collegiate level.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications: Doctoral degree from a regionally accredited institution in English or related field; significant previous teaching experience at the secondary level or undergraduate collegiate level.
Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/36954
Include the following documents with your application: curriculum vitae, inclusive excellence/diversity statement, and cover letter addressed to Cary Witter. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earner is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through May 11, 2023.
The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.
The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit: https://cms.bsu.edu/About/AdministrativeOffices/HumanResources/Jobs/Benefits-and-Community/Faculty
Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.