Faculty, Part-Time - English (First Year Writing Program)

Location
Lowell MA
Posted
Aug 08, 2017
Position Type
Adjunct
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

General Summary of Position:

The First-Year Writing Program in the Department of English is seeking applications from individuals interested in teaching courses on a part-time basis. The First-Year Writing Program serves all incoming students in the University and offers over 100 sections each semester in the College Writing sequence, a General Education requirement for all undergraduate students. College Writing courses have a maximum enrollment cap of 19 students.

Current teaching needs include the following:

--College Writing I Studio (includes expository writing with additional class meeting time to focus on sentence-level work and revision)

--College Writing I and II (expository writing and the research writing process)

Minimum qualifications:

  • Master's degree in English or a related field
  • Teaching experience at the college level
  • The ability to work with diverse groups  
 Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Experience in any of the following preferred: reading instruction, ESL, or working with under-prepared students
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility in scheduling  
  Special instructions to applicants:
Please submit a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae and Writing Sample   **In cover letter, please indicate experience in any of the following: reading instruction, ESL, or working with under-prepared students.

**This will continue to be an ongoing posting for to develop a pool of applicants for openings as they arise.

Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.