Lakeland University

Instructor or Assistant Professor of Composition

Lakeland University, an independent liberal arts institution located in east central Wisconsin, seeks candidates for the anticipated full-time position of Instructor or Assistant Professor of Composition beginning in late August 2019. This is a non-tenure-track, 9-month, renewable appointment situated in Lakeland's School of Humanities and Fine Arts.

The successful candidate will be able to teach a range of composition courses to students who have varied experience and ability levels in academic writing, as well as courses in our interdisciplinary critical thinking sequence. Advising first-year students may also be required. Depending upon his or her qualifications, the candidate may be invited to teach an occasional course in technical and professional writing. Ideal candidates should be comfortable teaching both traditional and continuing adult students, in face-to-face, online, and Lakeland's BlendEd formats.

Candidates should possess at least a master's degree in English, composition and rhetoric, writing, or associated field, and should have experience teaching academic writing at the undergraduate level. Candidates should provide evidence of the ability to work effectively with students and colleagues and strong interpersonal communication skills. Applicants should be committed to quality undergraduate teaching and advising.

For consideration, please submit a letter of interest, current CV, and a list of three references within the job application through our website. Applicant review will begin February 1 and will continue until the position is filled. For additional information on Lakeland University, please visit our website at

Lakeland University is an equal opportunity employer/educator.

Contact Information

Human Resources, Lakeland University
Contact Phone: 
(920) 565-1035