Coastal Carolina University — Lecturer of English

The College of Humanities and Fine Arts at Coastal Carolina University invites applications for the position of Lecturer of English. The appointment will be effective August 2022.

The department seeks candidates with a record of teaching excellence in first-year composition. Primary teaching assignments will be in first-year composition, but may also include introductory-level literature, business & professional writing, and/or creative writing, so preference may be given to candidates with expertise in one or more of those areas. Teaching assignments may include evening and distance-learning courses. Prior experience with distance learning would be beneficial.

The successful candidate will hold an M.A. (or equivalent), M.F.A, or Ph.D. in English, will have training and experience in first-year composition, and will have at least three years of college-level teaching experience. Candidates should demonstrate sustained interest in pedagogical developments in composition studies. The typical teaching load will be four (4) courses per semester (fall and spring).

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, minutes from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 46 states and 53 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.

Candidates should submit a letter of application (outlining interest in the position, qualifications, and approach to teaching and learning), a current CV, a list of three references, and transcripts of all graduate work (copies are acceptable at this time) electronically at: Screening of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.