Faculty Vacancies

Vacancy - English Lecturer

(Recruitment Number 9520314)

Washburn University's Department of English invites applications for the position of Lecturer beginning August 2014.  This position is a full-time 9-month, non-tenure track appointment as a Lecturer with possibility of renewal. Applicants must have MFA or PhD by date of hire.

Required Qualifications: 

  • MFA or PhD in English; ABD applicants will be considered.
  • Experience and demonstrated success in teaching a wide array of composition courses including first-year, advanced composition, and online.
  • Experience and demonstrated success in teaching courses in creative non-fiction writing.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience and demonstrated success in teaching courses in literature and fiction writing.  


  • As part of a four-course per semester teaching load, the position comprises teaching a variety of composition and general education courses.
  • Some advising and mentoring of English majors.

Application Procedures:

  • Application review will begin April 17, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.  Send application letter, vita, statement of teaching philosophy, copies of transcripts and name/addresses/phone numbers of three references electronically to: English Lecturer Search Committee, Washburn University, Department of English, 1700 SW. College Ave., Topeka, KS. 66621, english@washburn.edu (do not send additional materials until requested).  Only electronic applications and application materials will be accepted.  For questions, Dr. Wade may be contacted at: danny.wade@washburn.edu.  The successful candidate will be required to submit to a background check prior to hire.  To enrich education through diversity, Washburn University is an EOE.  Candidates from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.  www.washburn.edu.