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Lectureship in Expository Writing

The Expository Writing Program at Johns Hopkins invites applications for a full-time Lecturer to teach two topic-based seminars per term. Lecturers also participate in our faculty-development program which includes orientation and pedagogy workshops in May and late August as well as meetings on writing pedagogy during fall and spring semesters. We welcome applications from candidates in all fields of study but especially this year in the sciences and social sciences. Candidates should have a demonstrated excellence in the teaching of college-level academic writing. Ph.D. and experience in teaching topics-based writing courses are preferred. Contracts are yearly, beginning on July 1; salary and benefits are competitive.


Candidates must apply online in Interfolio with the following documents:

  • Cover letter, explaining your interest in teaching writing and your relevant experience;
  • Course proposal, describing your proposed seminar in 200-250 words (please see the individual course descriptions listed under “Courses”;
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Writing sample (limit ten pages, excerpts are fine).

Three letters of reference are also required but will be requested separately. Application deadline for 2019-2020 is February 8, 2019.

Johns Hopkins is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.