Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.
We are a leading global educational institution that employs over 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission: to “bring wisdom to life” through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.
The Yeshiva College English Department invites applications for two full-time, non-tenure track Writing Lecturers.
Lecturers will teach a 3:3 load, which will include at least five First Year Writing courses and the likelihood of one advanced writing course per year. Other responsibilities include at least one departmental service activity per semester, participation in relevant faculty development programs, attendance at Fall orientation and department meetings, and potential support of pre-law students with personal statements.
The appointment begins August 2018 with an initial 2-year contract, with the possibility of renewal.
To learn more about the YC English Department, visit https://www.yu.edu/yeshiva-college/ug/english
Required: M.A. or M.F.A. in Writing or English, commitment to the teaching of college writing, and three years teaching composition at the post-secondary level. Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric or related field, familiarity with media studies, and an active writing life desirable.
Applicants should submit his/her CV, a letter of interest, and the names of two to three references by May 11th.