First Year Writing / English Department
Montclair State is New Jersey's second largest university. It offers the advantages of a large university - a broad undergraduate curriculum with a global focus, a wide variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level, and a diverse faculty and student body - combined with a small college's attention to students.
Posting Date May 20, 2015
Position Title First Year Writing / English Department
Vacancy # F-0915
Division Academic Affairs
TITLE/RANK: Adjunct Faculty
The English Department at Montclair State University seeks adjunct faculty applicants to teach first-year writing. Faculty will work in a large program committed to providing strong process-oriented writing instruction and support to diverse learners. Faculty will teach first-year writing courses Intellectual Prose (ENWR 105), Writing and Literary Study (ENWR 106), and possibly Introduction to College Writing (ENWR 100), depending on interest and need. Required qualifications include: MA, MFA or equivalent in Writing, English; MA or equivalent graduate degree in any related field; record of success teaching first-year writing in a diverse, multi-ethnic environment; coursework and/or professional development experience in composition studies. Classes are capped at 19 or 15 (ENWR 100). More information about the program can be found at: http://www.montclair.edu/writing.
Qualifications & Requirements
Required qualifications include: MA, MFA or equivalent in Writing, English; MA or equivalent
graduate degree in any related field; record of success teaching first-year writing in a diverse, multi-ethnic environment; significant coursework and/or professional development experience in composition studies.
$3,900 per course
Anticipated Start Date September 1, 2015
Send cover letter and resume to
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Dr. Jessica Restaino, FYW Director
In "Re" line type name and "adjunct writing position." Send application (letter and cv) as one pdf file only. Hard copy and other formats not accepted.
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Building on a distinguished 105-year history, Montclair State University is proud to be a leading institution of higher education in New Jersey. The university's six colleges and schools serve more than 19,000 undergraduate and graduate students in 300 majors, minors, concentrations and certificate programs. Situated on a beautiful, 250-acre suburban campus just 14 miles from New York City, Montclair State combines the instructional and research resources of a large public university in a dynamic, sophisticated, and diverse academic environment.
Montclair State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution with a strong commitment to diversity. Additional information can be found on the MSU website at www.montclair.edu.
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