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University of Michigan - Lecturer, English & Program in the Environment

The Department of English Language and Literature and the Program in the Environment at the University of Michigan seek applicants for a full time Lecturer III position to begin September 1, 2013, pending authorization. This is a non-tenure track position with a university year appointment, appointed annually for the first four years of the appointment as long as instructional/programmatic needs and the performance standards of the Department are met. Terms and conditions of employment for this Lecturer III position are subject to the provisions of a Collective Bargaining Agreement between the University of Michigan and the Lecturers’ Employee Organization (LEO).

Duties and responsibilities for this Lecturer III position are expected to include teaching thematic interdisciplinary courses in the Program in the Environment and courses in eco-criticism and literature and the environment in the English Department. This person will also play an important role in the internship program in the Program in the Environment. A full-time load is three (3) courses per semester or the equivalent in other duties.

Department Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD degree in English Language and Literature or a PhD in an appropriate natural or social sciences. The candidate must have demonstrated excellence in college-level teaching, preferably in an interdisciplinary context.

To apply, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching excellence, and three (3) letters of reference to the following address: Recruitment Coordinator, English Department, University of Michigan, 3187 Angell Hall, 435 S. State St., Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1003.

Application deadline is November 26, 2012.

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