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LECTURER OF ENGLISH
Education: University/College, FT Employee
Belmont Abbey College (Belmont, NC)
Responsibilities and Qualifications
Belmont Abbey College invites applications for a position as Lecturer in English, to begin August 2014. A Master’s in English literature or Rhetoric and Composition is required. An earned doctorate or ABD and demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching are preferred. The successful candidate will be a generalist, expected to cover classes in first-year Rhetoric and Developmental Writing for the Traditional undergraduate program, and possibly a literature survey course in our Adult Degree Program. Flexibility in scheduling is required; the candidate will teach in both Traditional day and Adult Degree Program night and/or weekend classes, with a 4/4 teaching load. Ability to teach both at the main campus in Belmont and the Charlotte Catholic campus is also required. The successful candidate will have a sufficiently broad background in the liberal arts so that he or she will be able to articulate rhetorical and literary insights in the context of the Catholic intellectual tradition.
Application and Procedure
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the search is completed. Evidence of teaching excellence and official transcripts are required for interview. Please send a letter of application, vita, and contact information for at least three references to:
Dr. Angela Miss, Chair
English Search Committee
Belmont Abbey College
100 Belmont-Mt. Holly Rd.
Belmont, NC 28012
Located ten minutes west of Charlotte, North Carolina, Belmont Abbey College is a Catholic, Benedictine school that educates a diverse student body in the liberal arts and sciences. The College, more than 130 years old, is known for its dedicated faculty, excellent teaching, personal attention to students, and friendly atmosphere both inside and outside the classroom. With a Benedictine monastery on campus, as well as a minor basilica, and in keeping with the monks’ age-old tradition of hospitality, the College community welcomes newcomers and works together for the benefit of our students-aiming to exemplify the aspiration that our College motto encapsulates: That in all things God may be glorified. (296)