Montclair, NJ
Jun 01, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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 September 30, 2016


Vacancy # Adjunct 0930

Department English

Division Academic Affairs

Job Description

The English Dept. seeks an enthusiastic instructor to teach ENGL 206: World Literature-Coming of Age: "This course combines Western with non-Western works to approximate an approach to a ‘global perspective' on literature. It is designed to introduce the student to major works of world literature; to foster an international literary sensibility; to present a variety of cultural perspectives in a context which demonstrates how they are interrelated: to present students with assignments that will direct them toward developing skills of literary analysis and interpretation; and to guide students in deepening their awareness of the connections between national literatures and their cultural contexts." This course begins on 1/17/17 and meets twice a week, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 0830AM to 0945AM. The last day of the semester is 5/10/17.

Qualifications & Requirements

An M.A. or MFA in English or a related field is required for this position, but applicants with Ph.D.s are preferred. Please send a c.v. and a letter outlining the instructor's pedagogical approach (e.g., learning goals) for this course as soon as possible. Applications that include observation letters and/or student evaluations are preferred.

Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience

Anticipated Start Date January 17, 2017

Send cover letter and resume to
(include vacancy # if above)

Please submit resume and cover letter to:
Dr. Wendy C. Nielsen, Chair ;
Include ENGL 206 in subject line. Pdf files preferred. Hard copy and other formats are not accepted

Apply By Open until position is filled

Organizational Marketing Statement:

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.

EEO/AA Statement:

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



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