Assistant Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor of English

Ball State University

Muncie, IN

ID: 7104607 (Ref.No. BSU31930)
Posted: July 5, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Ball State University is seeking a full-time, non-tenure-track position for an Assistant Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor of English to teach four classes each semester primarily in our award-winning, first-year writing program. This position will be a one-year contract with possibility of renewal.

Faculty may also be assigned to teach courses in African American studies, English Education, literature, creative writing, TESOL, or professional writing depending on faculty expertise and departmental needs.

Job Function:

Ball State University is seeking a full-time, non-tenure-track position for an Assistant Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor of English to teach four classes each semester primarily in our award-winning, first-year writing program. This position will be a one-year contract with possibility of renewal.

Faculty may also be assigned to teach courses in African American studies, English Education, literature, creative writing, TESOL, or professional writing depending on faculty expertise and departmental needs.

Minimum Experience:

Master’s degree in English, Rhetoric and Composition, or related field from anaccredited institution by date of appointment and at least one year experienceteaching first-year writing at the college level. (Rank/title: Assistant Lecturer with MA.)

Preferred Experience:

ABD or terminal degree in English, Rhetoric and Composition, or related field from an accredited college or university by date of appointment; three or more years’ experience teaching first-year writing at the college level; experience with teaching or scholarship in one or more of these areas: English Education, African American Studies, Afro-Latinx Studies, Ethnic Studies, Black or Global Rhetorics, Raciolinguistics, and/or Antiracist Pedagogy.

(Rank/title: Assistant Teaching Professor with terminal degree.)


At Ball State University, we recognize inclusive excellence as an integral endeavor to fulfill our University’s mission and our strategic plan. We recruit, support, and retain a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff. We encourage and reward diversity of thought. We promote a work environment that encourages and rewards innovation and creativity. We pledge to keep Inclusive Excellence at the highest level of institutional importance and as a foundation in all that we strive to do. Our over-arching goal for Inclusive Excellence is to adopt a university-wide Inclusive Excellence approach to academic, administrative support, and service functions of the university. We believe Inclusive Excellence must be infused in every step we take.