University of Houston-Victoria

English Lecturer

The University of Houston-Victoria invites applications for the position of Lecturer in English in the School of Arts and Sciences.

Required qualifications: An MA in English (by August 15, 2019) and demonstrated excellence in teaching.

Preferred qualifications: Expertise in mentoring students, teaching freshman writing, and in screenwriting. 

Position summary: The appointment is a nine month renewable position. Teach undergraduate English composition courses (4/4); perform other duties assigned by the Dean of Arts & Sciences and Chair of Arts & Humanities; perform all other required activities. Opportunities for summer teaching may be available. The successful candidate will begin employment in Fall 2019. The position is based in Victoria, a city of about 60,000 in south Texas. 

Applicants should submit the following:

  1. Faculty application with cover letter 
  2. Current curriculum vitae
  3. Recommendation letters from 3 people who are in a position to know the applicant's expertise, with at least one recommendation letter addressing teaching effectiveness
  4. Any evidence of effective teaching, if available.
  5. Copies of all college transcripts. Official transcripts will be required of all finalists. 


Contact Information

Jane Valderrama, Employment Coordinator
Human Resources
3007 N. Ben Wilson
Contact Phone: 
(361) 570-4805
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