Adjunct Instructor of Writing Studies and Rhetoric
The Department of Writing Studies and Composition at Hofstra University, Long Island, is seeking to fill anticipated part-time adjunct teaching positions. The position involves teaching the first- and/or second-semester required writing course (WSC 1 or WSC 2), and/or Business Writing (WSC 130) in the Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences during the fall 2019 semester.
A master’s degree in composition, creative writing, English, or a similar field is required. Experience in teaching composition at the college level is strongly preferred.
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.
Please submit a cover letter including a discussion of your approach to teaching expository writing, a CV, a sample syllabus and sample assignment for a first-year writing or business writing course. Please submit these materials by June 1, 2019.
Digital submissions sent to the email address below are strongly preferred, but hard copy submissions are acceptable. After an interview, please be prepared to submit official transcripts and three letters of recommendation.
Please send materials via e-mail to the following contact person by June 1, 2019
Ethna D. Lay, PhD
Acting Chairperson and Associate Professor
Department of Writing Studies and Composition
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.