Adjunct Professor, English 2021

Prairie State College
Chicago Heights, IL
Closing date
Oct 22, 2021

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Arts & Humanities, English Literature & Composition

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Position Title:

Adjunct Professor, English 2021

Position Type:

Adjunct Faculty

Status of Position:

Adjunct Faculty



Position Summary:

Prairie State College seeks innovative adjunct faculty to teach composition course offerings (ENG 101/102). Successful candidates will demonstrate the following: excellent communication and interpersonal skills; a flexible, student-centered approach to teaching writing; the ability to engage a diverse student population; and familiarity with research/scholarship concerning pedagogy in the composition classroom and the community college environment. The English Department offers a collegial and supportive faculty peer environment, with opportunities for substantive faculty development.
Available offerings will be day-time face-to-face courses.
Anticipated start date: August or September 2021

Adjunct faculty members at PSC are paid by the number of hours they are in the classroom (contact hours).
Pay Schedule for new adjunct faculty: $791.31 per credit hour

Essential Responsibilities:

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Minimum Qualifications:

1. Master Degree in English or a closely related discipline, with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in English.

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Experience teaching at the community college level
2. Priority will be given to candidates with graduate coursework and/or training in the teaching of writing.
3. Interest in teaching in-person courses in the Fall 2021 semester.

Anticipated Work Hours and Days:

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Posting Date:


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Special Instructions to Applicants:

All applications must be submitted electronically through Prairie State College website.

Classes available will be held during daytime hours.
Anticipated start date: August or September 2021.



Prairie State College is a richly diverse community college located 30 minutes south of Chicago. The College serves over 5,000 students through its credit programs and offers a wide range of associate degrees and certificates, all of which feature student-centered instruction. In addition, the College offers workforce education, ESL and GED programs, and continuing, corporate and professional education. prairie_state_college1.jpg

Our 37-acre campus in Chicago Heights features “smart” classrooms, modern laboratories, a Business and Community Education Center, an Adult Education Outreach Center, and a spacious new Fitness Complex. In order to meet community needs, courses are also offered at our Matteson Area Center and at local businesses, community centers, and schools.

prairie_state_college2.jpgThe College provides a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, vision and life insurance, tuition reimbursement for administrators and staff, free courses in our Fitness Center, and an optional 403(b) plan in addition to a comprehensive retirement plan through the State University Retirement System. Employees can enroll their children in our state-of-the-art Children’s Learning Center for a modest fee.



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