Adjunct Instructor - Freshman Composition (English)

Dowagiac, MI
Jun 26, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary
Southwestern Michigan College, a two-year college located approximately 30 minutes north of South Bend, Indiana and approximately 30 minutes from Lake Michigan’s eastern shore, seeks a part-time English instructor to teach all levels of freshman composition courses starting in the Fall 2017 semester.

Required Qualifications
Master of Arts (M.A.) in English. Must be comfortable using an online learning platform (i.e. Moodle) for grading, attendance, and posting course documents.

Preferred Qualifications
Master of Arts (M.A.) in English, with at least 18 graduate credit hours specifically in the rhetoric/composition field. Prior community college teaching experience is a plus.

Other Information
All applicants must demonstrate the ability to teach effectively using a variety of methods, relate to students and facilitate student learning. Excellent organization and communication skills as well as the demonstrated use of instructional technology are required.

Position Information

Posting Number 101

Job Category Adjunct

Reference Requests

Reference Request Details

Accept References Yes

Minimum Requests 3

Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Craigslist
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • LinkedIn
    • Twitter
    • Facebook
    • MI Talent
    • Newspaper
    • MCCA Website
    • The Ladders
    • Michigan Center for Nursing
    • Indiana Career Connect
    • Employee Referral
    • SMC Website
    • RecruitMilitary
    • Indeed/SimplyHired
    • SMC Job Alert Email
    • HigherEdJobs
  2. * Do you have a Master's Degree or higher?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Academic Transcripts
  3. Optional Documents