Adjunct Instructor in English or Communication

Job description

Job Title:

Adjunct Instructor in English or Communication



Full or Part Time:




Benefits Eligible:


Job Description Summary:

Husson’s School of Science and Humanities is seeking part time instructors to teach the following courses:
1. First-Year Composition I and II. These courses require instructors to teach composition, including argumentation and other strategies students require to develop college-level writing abilities.
2. Communication. These courses include Speech, Professional Communication, and Interpersonal Communication.
3. Writing in the Health Professions. This course requires that instructors teach research writing (a Literature Review), APA formatting, interoffice communication, and public health communication within the health care context. A standardized curriculum will be provided.
4. Writing Workshop Lab facilitators (1 credit courses). Lab facilitators will be responsible for meeting with developmental English students and helping them address their writing assignments. Lab facilitators may be assigned to more than one section.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Adapt the standard Husson and course syllabi and outcomes to prepare syllabi for assigned courses

Prepare and teach the assigned courses with student learning outcomes and academic rigor in mind

Learn and apply all relevant Husson academic and faculty policies

Work collaboratively with the Chair of Humanities, the Writing Program Administrator, and other faculty

Learn and use Husson’s Canvas CMS, Gmail, faculty and portal

Attend occasional training or coordination meetings

Education and Experience:

Instructors for Composition I, II must have completed their Masters degree in English, Communications, or a related field.

Instructors for Writing in the Health Professions, a completed Masters degree in English or Communications, or related field and some experience working in the health professions strongly preferred.

Communication Instructors must have completed a Masters degree in Communication or a related field.

Lab Facilitators must have completed some graduate work in English or a related field, and illustrate an understanding of English Composition, including a working understanding of writing process, grammar, and mechanics.

For all positions: Some college teaching experience preferred.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to interact with other people in socially acceptable ways, sit and write using a variety of utensils. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and talk or hear.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Open Until Filled:


Quick Link to Posting:




Diversity Profile: University



View more

Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

Arrow pointing right
Job No:
Posted: 12/30/2018
Application Due: 1/24/2021
Work Type: Full Time