Adjunct Instructor of Writing Studies and Rhetoric

Job description

The Department of Writing Studies and Rhetoric at Hofstra University is seeking to fill anticipated part-time adjunct teaching positions. These positions involve teaching courses in readers’ theatre and performance studies during the fall 2018 semester.

Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.

A master’s degree in communication, theatre, or a similar field is required. Experience in teaching at the college level is strongly preferred.  Secondary specialization in public speaking is desirable.

Please submit a cover letter that includes a discussion of your approach to teaching, a CV, a sample syllabus, and sample assignment for one or both of these courses.

Digital submissions sent to the email address below are required. After an interview, please be prepared to submit official transcripts and three letters of recommendation.

Please send materials via email to the following contact person by July 1, 2018.

Jennifer A. Rich, PhD


Department of Writing Studies and Rhetoric

Hofstra University

Tel: 516.463.5468

Email: [email protected]

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.




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Job No: 999927
Posted: 5/14/2018
Application Due: 7/13/2018
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