Instructor - English

The Languages and Cultures faculty in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts on the Downtown Campus at Arizona State University invites applications for an English Instructor for the 2019-2020 academic year. The successful candidate will provide instruction in the area of English composition while working alongside faculty in Humanities, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences in order to provide students in those disciplines a solid set of writing skills for future and continued success at Arizona State University. English course assignments are at the undergraduate levels, and may occur in a variety of modalities (online, on-ground, hybrid), on the Downtown Phoenix campus. The course load is determined by the faculty head and typically consists of five classes per semester, with no service component. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure eligible position renewable on an academic year basis contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, and the needs of the university. Salary is competitive commensurate with experience. Candidate must reside in Arizona, or be willing to relocate. For more information please visit

Required Qualifications:
Master’s degree Rhetoric and Composition, or a related field
Two years post-secondary experience teaching English composition courses
 Evidence of excellent teaching ability
 Excellent English written and spoken communication skills
 Stated commitment meeting the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities

Desired Qualifications:
 A PhD in English or related field
 Evidence of professional development activities and program development
 Experience teaching students for whom English is a second language
 Experience teaching developmental English
 Evidence of attendance/presentations at professional conferences
 Evidence of development of technology-enhanced curriculum
 Evidence of scholarly or creative activity (e.g., publications in professional journals, original published writing) related to candidate’s field

Application Procedure:
To apply, visit and upload your application as one combined .pdf document under job number 12880. Only electronic submissions will be reviewed. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications must contain:

1. A letter of interest outlining their scholarly agenda and qualifications and experience as it relates to the position
2. Curriculum vitae
3. Evidence of teaching effectiveness
4. Information for three professional references (their position, title, e-mail, phone number)

The application deadline is 6/14/19 at 5 p.m.; and if not filled, then every Friday thereafter until the search is closed. Official Transcripts required prior to first day of employment. A background check is required prior to employment. For technical assistance with your application contact [email protected], for position-related questions contact Search Committee Chair Jacqueline Martinez at [email protected]

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. (See ASU's complete non-discrimination statement at; see ASU’s Title IX policy at

ASU offers applicants an opportunity to voluntarily self-disclose information for the University affirmative action plan; applicants may complete an EEO survey for the position they are applying for online. Information you will need to complete the survey: Job Number: 12880; Job Title: Instructor, English. Name: College of Integrative Sciences and Arts.

General Information:
Arizona State University is a comprehensive public research university named #1 in the United States for innovation for the fourth consecutive year, ( followed by #2 Georgia State and #3 MIT. We measure our success not by whom we exclude, but rather by whom we include and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities we serve.

ASU’s College of Integrative Sciences and Arts is home to innovative teachers who are guided by educational access, student success, applied learning, and interdisciplinary inquiry. CISA has over 7,300 students in all levels of degree programs and over 200 faculty members. We understand there are many paths to achieving a university education, and we build undergraduate and graduate degree programs and pathways that are flexible and relevant for a rapidly changing world.

To learn more about ASU and the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts go to: and #12880