Writing Instructor

$53,161 - $74,269 yearly
  • Lane Community College, School of Arts and Sciences
  • Lane Community College, East 30th Avenue, Eugene, OR, USA
  • Dec 21, 2020
Full time   English, ESL, Writing, Linguistics

Job Description


Lane Community College, a comprehensive community college in beautiful Eugene, Oregon, is seeking an innovative and participatory Writing Instructor for fostering an inclusive learning environment. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to teach Writing courses in In-Person, Online, and/or Hybrid formats, as well as knowledge of Technical Writing and Outcomes-Based Assessment. We encourage applications from candidates that identify with groups that are historically underrepresented in Writing. EEO/AA/ADA Institution, Women and Minority Candidates are encouraged to apply.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Required Education:

Master’s degree in Composition & Rhetoric, Writing Studies, Technical Writing, English, or a closely related field from a regionally accredited institution is required. 30 graduate quarter hours or 20 graduate semester hours in English or related coursework.

Required Experience:

Recent college teaching experience (within the past 5 years). At least one (1) full year or part-time equivalent.

Conditions of Employment:

Successful applicants are required to pass a criminal background check. 

Preferred Education:

  • 20 or more graduate credit hours or 15 or more semester hours in composition and rhetoric studies, composition theory, writing studies, or similar.
  • Two (2) or more graduate courses in literature or literary theory.

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience teaching at a community college.
  • Experience in teaching and/or developing Hybrid, Hyflex, and/or Online courses.
  • Experience teaching Technical or Workplace writing.
  • Experience with writing placement assessment using Multiple Measures for Placement and/or Directed Self Placement.
  • Experience with outcomes-based assessment of student learning or placement assessment in a composition and rhetoric context.

Bilingual/Multicultural Statement:

Multicultural experience and bilingual proficiency in World languages is preferred.

A demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance the concepts of social justice and culturally competent behaviors is expected.

Application Details

Applicant Instructions:

* Incomplete applications will not be considered. All fields in the application must be completed, including employment dates, work hours, and detailed job duties. * The CV/Resume may not take the place of any section in the application. Lane only accepts online applications. To be considered a candidate for this position, all of the following must be included in the application package:

Required Documents:

  • 1. Online Application – complete in entirety and submitted online, including at least three (3) work-related references. 2. Curriculum Vitae (CV) – Comprehensive of experience, education, and accomplishments. 3. Cover Letter – Clearly detailing how you meet the qualifications for the position. 4. Teaching Philosophy - A 500 word maximum essay that explains your educational philosophy and its relation to (a) your submitted course syllabus/calendar and (b) the essential functions of this job. 5. Syllabus: One (1) detailed course syllabus with course calendar for a writing/composition course that you have taught or plan to teach. 6. Writing Assignment: A sample writing assignment that you have taught or plan to teach in a college freshman composition class. 7. Transcripts – Unofficial or official transcripts are required at the time of application, see instructions below.

If applicable:

  • 8. DD214 - Veterans, please fax, email, mail or deliver your documentation (DD214/DD215/letter of disability) to Human Resources at Lane Community College. castrod@lanecc.edu, 541-463-3970

Questions? * For assistance with the online application call 541-463-5586 * For position questions contact Dana; castrod@lanecc.edu, 541-463-5473 Additional Documents and Letters of reference are not accepted.


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Application Deadline

01/31/2021, 9 pm