Adjunct Instructor for English for Fall 2019 Semester

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Requisition Number FAC - 201000000318
Job Title Adjunct Instructor for English for Fall 2019 Semester
Job Description
The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for the position of Adjunct Instructor for English. The number of vacancies is dependent on student enrollment, division needs, and dean approval. Your application cannot be considered until all required documents have been received. Adjunct faculty plan classes and implement and evaluate teaching/learning objectives and student learning outcomes. Adjunct faculty undertake the divisional and professional responsibilities of a part-time faculty member, including office hours. The successful applicant will be expected to provide instruction in lower-level English courses, including Developmental Writing, College Writing I and II, and introductory literature courses. Adjunct faculty members may be required to use certain texts and meet certain parameters set by the Department of Languages and Communication. Adjunct instructors will also be required to include in their courses certain student assessment measures determined by the department, and to compile data on those assessment criteria.

As a young university in a growing sector of Dallas, UNTD is committed to academic excellence, community engagement, and student success. Founded in 2000, UNT Dallas has grown from 230 to over 3500 students and is projected to reach 16,000 by 2030. UNT Dallas is part of the University of North Texas System, which also includes UNT Denton and the UNT Health Sciences Center. The UNT Dallas College of Law is located on the UNT System's downtown campus. The university is fully committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and student body. For more information about UNT Dallas, please visit our website at

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:

  • Master's degree in English with outstanding teaching experience in developmental and lower level English courses.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in English which includes 18 graduate hours in English.
  • Successful experience teaching non-traditional students in a post-secondary institution.
  • Excellent communication skills in multicultural settings.
  • Experience teaching writing in a computer equipped classroom.
  • Experience developing and teaching online and/or hybrid courses.
  • Experience related to one or more of the following areas: ESL, learning communities, writing across the curriculum (WAC), writing in the disciplines.

Physical requirements necessary to perform essential job functions
Physical requirements necessary to perform essential job functions: Work requires some muscular exertion and/or physical strain such as standing for long periods of time, recurring bending, or recurring lifting of items weighing up to 15 pounds.

Driving University Vehicle? No
Work Schedule

As required to meet the academic schedule

Substitution of Experience/Education No
Start Date
Ending Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicants
Submit a professional CV; letter of application outlining applicant's interest, qualifications and experience for the position; contact information of three professional references and unofficial graduate transcripts to

For additional information visit or contact Robert O. Harris, Jr. at [email protected]

A Statement of teaching philosophy and dossier may also be requested.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the search is closed.

Posting Specific Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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  3. * Do you have a Master's degree in English with outstanding teaching experience in developmental and lower level English courses?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
  4. Graduate transcript
Optional Documents





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    Posted: 6/8/2019
    Application Due: 8/7/2019
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