Temporary, Part-time Composition and/or Literature Instructors (unsolicited)

Millersville University
Millersville, PA

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English and World Languages

Working Title:

Temporary, Part-time Composition and/or Literature Instructors (unsolicited)


Instructor - 24900

Nature of position:

Temporary, part-time

Job Summary/Basic Function:

The Department of English at Millersville University is seeking part-time instructors to teach composition at all levels and/or literature at the survey (200) level. Successful candidates may teach writing and/or literature courses as needed. One of two courses per semester possible, with potential for summer teaching as needed.

Current needs exist in one or more of the following areas in both traditional and online learning environments:

  • English Composition
  • Advanced Composition
  • Technical Writing
  • Business Writing
  • Literature Courses at the survey level

The Department of English, in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, is comprised of 23 faculty members, two support staff and some 800 students. The department offers degrees in English at the undergraduate and graduate level.

In addition to teaching, there is an expectation for scholarship and service commensurate with the assignment.

Required Qualifications:

MA or MFA in Rhetoric/Composition, English or related field. Successful interview and Teaching demonstration. Three Successful background checks: Act 34 (Criminal Record Check); Act 114 (FBI Federal Criminal History-Fingerprinting); and Act 151 (Child Abuse History Clearance).

Preferred Qualifications:

PhD in English or related field. Successful teaching experience. Evidence of teaching in online learning environments.

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Located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Millersville University of Pennsylvania is one of the 14 public universities of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Our pillars of distinction include exceptionally strong student-faculty relationships, numerous programs of distinction, a beautiful campus and vibrant location, and successful job placement for our students. Our students’ success, both inside and outside of the classroom, is our highest priority, and we provide numerous opportunities to facilitate their academic, personal, and social growth and development. Almost 70 baccalaureate programs are available for our 6,600 students to find their path. Several of our programs are multidisciplinary in nature, combining science, technology, and art to create a more progressive degree. One thousand graduate students enroll in 21 master’s and three doctoral programs. Our faculty are highly respected in their fields and dedicated to the success of students in the classroom, research labs, and in campus life. Over 66,000 alumni live in all 50 states and in 72 countries around the world. We seek individuals who embrace and value our EPPIIC values of exploration, public mission, professionalism, inclusion, integrity, and compassion. 

At Millersville University we are committed to fostering a learning and working environment that promotes the intersectionality of diversity to foster a climate of inclusion.  Employing our EPPIIC values and the principles of Inclusive Excellence, we hold that an inclusive community is a core value that is an essential part of the foundation for our learning and working environment.  Millersville University is an equal opportunity employer and, in compliance with federal and state laws and university policy, is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunities for all persons without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.  Individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.

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