Adjunct Faculty, First-Year Writing

Job description

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 March 1, 2018

Position Title Adjunct Faculty, First-Year Writing

Vacancy # AD#030118

Department College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Program Academic Affairs

Division Academic Affairs

Job Description

The Department of Writing Studies at Montclair State University seeks adjunct instructors for the First-Year Writing program. 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 including College Writing I (WRIT105) and College Writing II (WRIT106) depending on program need.

Qualifications & Requirements

Required qualifications for applicants include: MA or MFA or equivalent in Writing, English, or 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.

Salary Range
$4,200 per course, determined by state contract

Anticipated Start Date Open until position is filled.

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

Ron Brooks, Chair
[email protected]

You will need to combine your cover letter and resume or CV into one single document (PDF). Hard copy and other formats not accepted.
(include "Adjunct Writing Position" in the subject line)

Apply By Review will begin immediately and continues 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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Posted: 10/29/2018
Application Due: 12/28/2018
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