Adjunct Instructor, Creative Writing

Job Description Summary

Teach Creative Writing classes through Community Enrichment Programs.
Duties
Develop course materials/handouts and clearly state goals and objectives to each class. Present lectures/activities that will enhance the student’s learning process and critique their work in a constructive and supportive environment.

Minimum Requirements

BA in Writing or Literature with 3 years previous teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Published Author. Experience working with editors and publishers.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Official transcripts, from a regionally accredited institution, are required to be received a minimum of two business weeks before the first day of work. Failure to comply may result in revocation of the job offer.

Application Review
01/14/2020
Start Date
02/04/2020
Keep Open Until Filled
Yes
Salary Range
$25.00 per contact hour

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English/Writing Faculty, Part-time

Masters degree in English, composition or a related field, or 27 graduate quarter hours in English, composition or a related field. Teaching experience. The ability to communicate effectively as a teacher and to operate as an effective member of a team. Must be able to work respectfully with individuals of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities.

Prefer teaching experience in a community college.

Teach regular composition courses such as Introduction to Writing, English Composition-expository, English Composition-argumentation, and English Composition-research.

Teach introductory literature courses according to need and faculty interest.

Act as a team member of the English Department.

Communicate the objectives of each course taught, grade according to those objectives, and report student progress toward those goals.

Work effectively with students and staff of various cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds and ages and successfully interact with supervisors, colleagues, and staff as part of an education team.

Establish and maintain opportunities for reasonable out-of-class contact with students.

Prepare course descriptions, outlines, and other material related to courses taught.

Establish and maintain a class roll, and teach in conformance with approved course outlines.

Participate in Student Appraisal of Classroom Learning.

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Adjunct Faculty, First Year Writing Instructor – Prescott, AZ

The Department of Humanities and Communication at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott campus, invites applications for a part-time teaching position to start August 24, 2020. 

The successful candidate will teach first-year writing courses; as a part-time writing teacher, he or she may teach up to 6 courses per year (fall, spring, summer) as negotiated with the department chair. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Responsibilities

COM 122 is a first-year writing course for all students on campus. This course is taught face-to-face and focuses on teaching academic forms of writing and ways of conducting research. The instructor is responsible for facilitating the class; grading student documents and other assignments; teaching basic writing, revising, and editing processes; and working with the course monitor to develop the class and assess student work. The instructor is also responsible for maintaining his/her Canvas electronic course site.  

Qualifications

M.A. or Ph.D. in composition studies, rhetoric, writing or a closely related field in hand at the start of the appointment. 

• Evidence of successful teaching. 

• The ability to use classroom technology effectively in teaching and learning.

To ensure full consideration, please apply online by sending 1) a letter of application, 2) a CV, and 3) the names and contact information of three professional references. The letter of application should describe the candidate’s teaching philosophy and pedagogical practices. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Only electronic applications will be considered. 

For further information, contact 

 Dr. Matthew Haslam 

 Chair of the Dept. of Humanities and Communication

 College of Arts and Sciences

 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

 3700 Willow Creek Rd

 Prescott, AZ, 86301 

 matthew.haslam@erau.edu

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Writing Instructors – Columbia, KY

Lindsey Wilson College is accepting applications for adjunct faculty to teach face-to-face sections of first-year writing courses at the A.P. White Campus in Columbia, KY.  An M.A. with 18 graduate hours in English is required, and teaching experience is preferred. 

Please complete the online employment application and submit a letter of interest, CV, three references, and transcripts for all graduate course work to Human Resources, 210 Lindsey Wilson Street, Columbia, KY  42728, email hr@lindsey.edu or via fax 270-384-7373.  Online application: http://www.lindsey.edu/about-lwc/img/employment_application.pdf. For more information visit http://www.lindsey.edu.

LWC is an EOE.

Writing Adjunct Instructor – Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) is seeking qualified part-time instructors to teach a wide range of writing courses. At this time, we are reviewing applications for qualified candidates who are available to teach in the Fall 2020-Spring 2021 semesters. We are looking for faculty who can lead engaging and compelling inquiry-based classrooms, who are skilled with active learning strategies and who can make writing instruction purposeful and meaningful.

For more information, download the position announcement.

Adjunct Writing Instructor – Virginia

Southern Virginia University seeks applications from writing instructors to teach one or more sections of college composition. Teaching experience and a Ph.D. in a writing-related discipline are preferred; an M.A. is required. Please send a CV, letters of reference, and, if available, evidence of teaching excellence to provost@svu.edu with “Writing Instructor” in the subject line.

Education Content Writer

 Coe College seeks adetail-oriented and creative individual for the position of Content Writer. This position creates original content for the website, social media, newsletters, press releases, blogs, articles, video, advertising and marketing materials based on the college’s mission and strategic goals. This person serves as primary writer for the college including writing for the president, admission and general marketing needs. Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • In a fast-paced setting create original content for website, social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, etc), newsletters, press releases, blogs, feature stories, the Courier, E-Newsadmission recruitment materials (emails, publications), advertising, marketing materials and more based on the college’s mission and strategic goals.
  • Manage comments, interactions, engagement and paid social media efforts while staying informed of social media trends to advise the Director of Content Development, Director of Marketing and Vice President for Marketing.
  • Serve as editor of the Courier by organizing story collection, proofing, revisions, scheduling, deadlines, etc.
  • Must be able to develop content in a clear and easy to understand format regardless of the medium and in high-pressure situations.
  • Understand and apply the existing Coe College brand (tone, voice, etc.) to all work.
  • Serve as media relations backup for the Director of Marketing as needed.
  • Distribute media releases, alerts and event calendar information to local, regional and national media outlets.

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