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HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Lecturer, Program in Writing and Rhetoric in Stony Brook, New York

Employer Name: Stony Brook University

Stony Brook University's Program in Writing and Rhetoric (PWR) is hiring full-time lecturers to start in August 2023. A commitment to innovative teaching; possession of an MA, MPhil, ABD status, MFA, or PhD in a related field; and a minimum of three years' experience teaching expository writing at the college level are required. Preferred are experience with portfolio-based outcomes assessment; evidence of teaching technical and/or professional communications; evidence of departmental service; experience with creative writing; and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in education. The position is for a one-year (ten-month) contract with the possibility of renewal. The teaching load is 3/3, primarily in first-year writing with occasional opportunities to teach in the PWR's upper-division curriculum. Other duties include mentoring students, actively contributing to PWR initiatives, and serving the university community. Required Qualifications: A commitment to innovative teaching practices MA, MPhil, ABD status, MFA, or PhD in a related field A minimum three years' experience teaching expository writing at the college level Preferred Qualifications: Experience with portfolio-based outcomes assessment Evidence of technical writing instruction Evidence of professional communications instruction Evidence of departmental service Experience with creative writing Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in education All application materials must be submitted online through Interfolio. Please use the Apply Now button to submit the following documents: CV Application letter explaining your qualifications, teaching philosophy, teaching effectiveness, and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in education Three confidential letters of recommendation Sample syllabus from your first-year writing course (or equivalent) Sample major assignment sheet(s) from your first-year writing course (or equivalent) For technical support, please visit Interfolio's Support Site ( https://support.interfolio.com/ ) or reach out to their Scholar Service Team at help@interfollio.com or (877) 997-8807. If you have any questions, inquiries should be directed to: writingprogram@stonybrook.edu. THE FOLLOWING PARAGRAPH ONLY APPLIES TO POSITIONS THAT MAY COME IN CONTACT WITH PATIENTS OR PATIENT CARE EMPLOYEES. In accordance with federal and state regulations that all hospitals and nursing homes require personnel to be vaccinated against COVID-19, candidates who are not already fully vaccinated must obtain the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of a conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with that particular vaccine manufacturer's protocol. Candidates who are partially vaccinated, but not yet fully vaccinated, must complete their vaccination series within three (3) calendar days of a job offer or in accordance with that particular vaccine manufacturer's protocol, whichever comes later. The state regulation also includes those who may be affiliated with or interact with employees of a hospital or nursing home. The regulations allow for limited exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law. The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act, a copy of our crime statistics is available upon request by calling (631) 632- 6350. It can also be viewed online at the University Police website at http://www.stonybrook.edu/police . Campus Description: Stony Brook University, one of four research intensive campuses within the State University of New York (SUNY) system, is widely regarded as its flagship. The University embraces its mission to provide comprehensive undergraduate, graduate and professional education of the highest quality, and its rankings bear that out. It is included among the top 1% of universities in the world by the 2018 QS World University Rankings and among the top 40 public universities by U.S. News & World Report's 2020 Best Colleges rankings. It is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, composed of the top 62 research institutions in North America. As Long Island's largest single site employer, Stony Brook has nearly 15,000 full- and part-time employees, including more than 2,700 faculty and an estimated 26,800 students — 17,900 undergraduate students and 8,900 graduate students — and offers more than 200 majors, minors and combined-degree programs. The Department of Athletics supports 18 Division I varsity intercollegiate athletic programs that compete at the highest level within the NCAA. Located approximately 60 miles east of Manhattan on Long Island's beautiful North Shore, Stony Brook is situated on 1,454 wooded acres, encompassing 13 schools and colleges; a Research and Development Park; world-class athletics facilities, including an 8,300-seat stadium and a 4,000-seat arena; and Stony Brook Medicine, Long Island's premier academic medical center. Also part of the University is a teaching and research campus in Southampton, New York, which offers graduate arts programs and is the site of the Marine Sciences Center. In addition, Stony Brook has a role in running, and performs joint research with, Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Pollock-Krasner House in East Hampton, NY, and the Humanities Institute, with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, Stony Brook sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences and natural sciences. About the College: As part of a great research university, the College of Arts and Sciences at Stony Brook University incubates creative work and scholarship in fundamental disciplines, connecting with medicine, technology, public policy, culture, education, the arts, business and environment. As the liberal arts college for the campus, we help students and faculty explore diverse possibilities that exceed their initial expectations and prepare for a lifetime of learning and discovery. http://www.stonybrook.edu/cas/ Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other protected classes under federal or state laws. If you need a disability-related accommodation, please contact the Office of Equity and Access at (631)632-6280.