Adjunct Faculty - Literature and Creative Writing

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Job location: Worcester


Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2021-05-03
Req: R0001193
JOB TITLE

Adjunct Faculty - Literature and Creative Writing

LOCATION

Worcester

DEPARTMENT NAME

Humanities & Arts-JM

DIVISION NAME

Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY

Part-time adjunct faculty pool in Literature and Creative Writing to fill opportunities on a course-by-course basis as need arises.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Humanities and Arts Department at Worcester Polytechnic Institute is regularly seeking part-time adjunct faculty to teach Literature and Creative Writing courses. The Literature faculty teach introductory courses, intermediate thematic surveys, and advanced topic seminars and have particular interests in American (including African American and Chicana/o), English, and World literatures; poetry; and American and Global cinema. The Creative Writing Program offers introduction, intermediate, and advanced seminars in fiction, creative non-fiction, and poetry.

We are looking for outstanding scholars, but successful candidates must also demonstrate teaching excellence and versatility as well as an ability to jump into an existing curriculum with creative and critical pedagogical approaches. A successful candidate should hold a PhD in English, Comparative Literature, or Modern Languages and Literatures or an MFA in creative writing.

Submitting an application through this part-time posting will place you in an applicant pool to fill Literature and Creative Writing adjunct faculty positions on an as needed basis. Specific topics and start dates will vary over the academic year.

Qualified applicants from this applicant pool will be contacted as opportunities arise. Your application will remain in the pool until the posting closes. If you wish to be considered for positions beyond that date, then you must reapply.  

Applicants should submit the following:

--cover letter that addresses relevant expertise and experience

--current c.v. that includes the names and contact information for three references

--evidence of teaching experience (syllabi, teaching portfolio, etc.)

FLSA STATUS

United States of America (Exempt)

WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.

 

 

 

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Posted: 1/15/2021
Application Due: 7/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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