Department of Writing and Rhetoric

O'Dowd Hall, Room 378
586 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(location map)
(248) 370-2746
fax: (248) 370-2748

Position Openings

Part-Time Special Lecturer of Writing and Rhetoric Positions 2014-2015 (NO CURRENT OPENINGS)

Please note that ALL Openings for Part Time Special Lecturers are currently filled. Previous postings are listed below. We typically review applications in early summer to make determinations for unstaffed sections the following fall and winter. If you would like to place an application on file, please review the application guidelines carefully and contact Lori Ostergaard at

2012-2015 OU AAUP Bargaining Agreement regarding Special Lecturers

Regular part-time employment (Special Lecture) is defined as teaching 16 or more credits in a calendar year, at least 8 of which must be taught during either the fall or winter semester. A person rendering such service shall be titled "special lecturer" and shall be represented by the Association during such period. Employment periods shall be one year, commencing August 15, renewable indefinitely. After four years of such service, employment periods shall be two years, renewable indefinitely.