English - Tenure Track Lecturer

The Department of English at Bradley University seeks applications for a tenure-track position at the Lecturer rank beginning immediately.  Appointment to begin January 20, 2014.

The lecturer is tasked with teaching 4 courses per semester in our general education curriculum, academic advisement of undergraduate majors, and participation in Department governance.  Tenure is based on teaching effectiveness, service, and professional development related to pedagogical improvement.  Sample syllabi and assignments will be requested at the interview stage.  Lecturers are not eligible for promotion. 

For additional details regarding the position, please see page 82 of the University Handbook at http://www.bradley.edu/academics/senate/handbook/Faculty_Handbook.pdf.

A Master’s Degree in English is required at the time of appointment.  Additional requirements include successful college level teaching experience in freshman composition and general education literature.  Preference will be given to candidates who have the ability to teach business and/or technical writing and those indicating the ability to teach Western Civilization.

Qualified applicants should send a letter of application, Curriculum Vitae (including a list of courses taught and numbers of sections for each course), and dossier (including unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and at least two current letters of recommendation that attest to successful teaching) to:


                                                Dr. Seth Katz

                                                Lecturer Search Chair

                                                Department of English

                                                Bradley University

                                                Peoria, IL  61625

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until October 18, 2013.

Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a criminal background check.

Bradley University is a distinctive, medium-size, comprehensive private institution of higher learning. The University is located on a 75-acre campus in Peoria, the largest metropolitan area in central Illinois. With 5,000 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students, Bradley offers the opportunities and choices of a larger university (with over 90 programs in five colleges, plus a graduate school) and the quality, personal attention, and challenge of a small private college. Bradley is rich in tradition and full of promise to become one of the nation's best comprehensive universities.

Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.