Visiting Assistant Professors/Visiting Instructors

Dominican University
River Forest, Illinois

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Dominican University is seeking faculty for multiple one-year Visiting positions for the 2022-2023 academic year.  Applicants with a PhD will be given preference, but candidates with a Master’s will be considered.  The candidates’ primary teaching duties will be in the Core Curriculum, primarily teaching courses in our first-year critical reading, writing, and speaking two-course sequence (CRWS 101 and CRWS 102), and our first-year liberal arts and sciences seminars. Responsibilities consist of teaching three courses per semester.  We encourage applications from underrepresented backgrounds, and we seek candidates who are also able to teach in math (foundations level) and in pre-nursing disciplines (biology, chemistry, math/statistics).


Application materials must include cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and three letters of recommendation.  Materials must be submitted at   Applications will be accepted until the position is filled and review of applications will begin immediately.  Questions can be addressed to Dr. Chad Rohman [email protected], chair of the search committee.


Founded in 1901, Dominican University is a comprehensive, coeducational Catholic institution.  Dominican University is a relationship-centered community rooted in a vibrant liberal arts and sciences education, offering rigorous, integrative and innovative undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. It is known for its excellent academic programs, the care and respect with which it mentors its students, its enduring commitment to social justice, and the enriching diversity of its students, faculty and staff. U.S. News & World Report ranks Dominican No. 10 among master's-level universities in the Midwest.  Dominican is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI). Approximately 51% of the 3,000 currently enrolled students are Latino. Among undergraduates, 48% are Pell-eligible and 43% are the first in their families to attend college. Located on a 37-acre wooded campus in suburban River Forest, Illinois, and just 10 miles west of downtown Chicago, the university provides students and alumnae/i an accessible and welcoming location and superb access to a wealth of career, intellectual and cultural opportunities.


Dominican University is an equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to the goal of building a faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We seek a diverse pool of applicants who bring varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.


Job offer will be pending a background screening.

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