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Adjunct Faculty – College Composition

Trinity Washington University
Washington, DC

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Arts & Humanities, English Literature & Composition
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Four-Year Institution

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Trinity Washington University is seeking an adjunct faculty member to teach ENGL 107, College Composition, in the Spring 2022 semester (3 credits per class). ENGL 107 is a required course in the first-year curriculum, designed to help students to develop effective writing skills for evidence-based, thesis-centered academic essays. The course is organized around several standardized linked assignments, culminating in an 8-10 page research paper. Adjunct faculty may also be asked to teach intermediate literature courses (i.e. ENGL 150).

QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate should have earned at least a Master’s degree from an accredited institution, in English, Rhetoric and Composition, or another related field, and should be able to demonstrate strong teaching skills. A background in teaching rhetorical analysis at the introductory level is highly desirable.

Official transcripts for all degrees earned, sample course syllabi, course evaluations and/or other evidence of teaching effectiveness. Knowledge of best teaching practices is required. Preference given to candidates who demonstrate excellence with engaged and active learning practices. Online teaching ability is required.

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Trinity Washington University is dedicated to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its students, faculty and staff. Trinity is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community and strongly encourages all qualified individuals to apply.


trinity_washington_university2.jpgTrinity Washington University is a comprehensive university offering a broad range of educational programs that prepare students across the lifespan for the intellectual, ethical, and spiritual dimensions of contemporary work, civic, and family life. The College of Arts and Sciences offers women an interdisciplinary liberal arts education at the undergraduate level. The School of Education provides coeducational graduate programs leading to teacher certification and Master’s degrees. The School of Professional Studies offers business, technology, and liberal arts programs to professional men and women. Trinity Washington University offers a competitive and comprehensive benefit package for faculty and staff. Many of these benefits are available on a cafeteria plan (pre-tax) program. This pre-tax program allows employees to choose their benefits and pay for them with pre-tax dollars. For a brief overview of the benefits offered at Trinity Washington University, visit our benefits website.



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