New York University: Language Lecturers

Expository Writing Program
Arts and Science

New York University invites applications for a number of full-time language lecturers to teach first-year writing courses in the Expository Writing Program (EWP) beginning September 1, 2017, subject to budgetary and administrative approval. These are full time, non-tenure track, renewable positions. Initial appointment is for three years, subject to successful annual review. Lecturers will teach six courses per academic year, to be distributed 3-3 or 4-2 across the fall and spring semesters. An interest in service and program governance is welcome. All EWP faculty are expected to participate in faculty development.

Successful applicants will be strong writers who have demonstrated excellence in college-level teaching. We encourage applicants from across the disciplines. Preferred qualifications include any combination of the following: 5 or more years’ experience teaching composition; 3 or more years’ experience working with multilingual students, including both international students and domestic speakers of heritage languages; TESOL certification or research on multilingual learners; experience teaching in a diverse, multilingual environment, and an interest in teaching writing at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering.

Minimum qualifications:

We welcome applicants who can advise a range of students, including historically underrepresented students (students of color, LGBTQ+ students, students with disabilities, and first-generation college students). We encourage candidates to describe, in their cover letter, how they will aid NYU in its commitment to building and maintaining a diverse community of thinkers and writers.

To apply, see the Expository Writing Program website: Instructions can be found under the homepage link “Employment”.

The Faculty of Arts and Science at NYU is at the heart of a leading research university that spans the globe. We seek scholars of the highest caliber, who embody the diversity of the United States as well as the global society in which we live. We strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, and other individuals who are underrepresented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, gender and sexual identity, or any other legally protected basis. NYU affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach. To learn more about the FAS commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion, please read here:


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last updated 8-Jan-2017