Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellowship in English

Jun 11, 2018
Jul 02, 2018
Full Time


The Department of Literature and Languages at Marymount University in Arlington, VA, invites applications for one full-time, postdoctoral fellowship for AY 2018-19. The position is renewable for up to three years.

Marymount’s innovative composition program focuses on public and academic writing with an emphasis on information literacy and writing studies.

We seek applicants with experience teaching writing at the university level, interest in pedagogical development, and a desire to work with a diverse student body. Significant mentorship will be provided as well as opportunities to strengthen the teaching fellow’s portfolio. The 3/3 teaching load will include first-year composition and, depending on interests, may include upper-level writing and literature courses, freshmen seminar courses, and graduate-level humanities courses. Fellows are expected to be engaged members of the university and active scholars in their fields. The position carries an annual salary plus benefits and the opportunity for additional summer term teaching if desired.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have received the PhD in or after 2016, and should have a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in English.

Preferred Qualifications

Special Notes to Applicants

Please complete the online application and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a list of three references, and sample first-year composition syllabus. If you have questions, please contact Dr. Holly Karapetkova, Chair of Literature and Languages, Marymount University, at

Application materials must be received by 06/30/2018

Open Until Filled No

University Profile

Marymount is a comprehensive Catholic university that emphasizes the liberal arts, career preparation, and personal and professional development. A diverse and welcoming learning community, Marymount serves nearly 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university’s location in suburban Arlington, Virginia, offers easy access to the rich resources of the nation’s capital. Marymount University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

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