I would like to apply to some lecturer positions after my graduation which is in August. My school happened to open a new position as lecturer in another department that I am not familiar with professors or anything. I would like to try my chances as it is a position that I'd be happy with and very interested in teaching. However, I read that universities tend not to hire their own PhD grads for tenure or non-tenure tracks like the one I would like to apply. I believe I am a very strong candidate for this position, yet I am curious if this would be a waste of time that the search committee will highly likely disregard me due to me being from the same school.