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Composition Part-Time Temporary Faculty Position

Employer
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Location
Kutztown, Pennsylvania
Salary
competitive

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Faculty Jobs
Arts & Humanities, English Literature & Composition
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania enrolls approximately 8,000 students in graduate and undergraduate programs. The University is located in the borough of Kutztown in a charming rural setting, and is within 20 minutes driving time of the diverse metropolitan areas of Allentown/Bethlehem and Reading, and within 60 minutes of the Philadelphia metropolitan area. The University is very interested in hiring employees who have had extensive experience with diverse populations.

The Department of English at Kutztown University invites applications for a temporary, part-time position in Composition to begin in Fall 2024. The position comprises up to two courses in Fall, with additional courses likely in Spring, depending on department needs. In accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement, performance review and evaluation of faculty is based on effective teaching and fulfillment of professional responsibilities; continuing scholarly growth; and service. Required: a Master’s degree in English, Composition, Writing, Communications, or a related field; and one year of teaching experience in Composition or First-Year Writing. Preferred: Doctorate. Teaching load includes Composition 100 and Composition 200, depending on department need and candidate’s expertise.

To apply, please submit a letter of application including a brief statement of how the candidate’s teaching, scholarship and/or creative work, and/or service demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion; curriculum vita; three current letters of reference; and copies of official transcripts to: Dr. Kristina Fennelly, Chair, Part-time Temporary Instructor of Composition Search, Kutztown University, 15200 Kutztown Road, Kutztown, PA 19530. Questions may be addressed to fennelly@kutztown.edu. Further information about our programs and courses can be found at our website: https://www.kutztown.edu/academics/colleges-and-departments/liberal-arts-and-sciences/departments/english.html. Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and actively solicits applications from women and minority candidates.  Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a member of the State System of Higher Education. All applicants for employment are subject to a criminal background check.

Organization

Working at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Comprising five colleges - Visual and Performing Arts, Business, Education, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Graduate Studies - Kutztown University offers a diverse range of excellent academic programs to prepare individuals for successful careers.

Located on 325 acres in Kutztown (population:4,500), the university is 20 miles from both Reading and Allentown, 90 miles from Philadelphia and 100 miles from New York City. LVI International Airport is 25 minutes from campus. The campus is in a beautiful rural Pennsylvania Dutch community, an easy walk from the borough of Kutztown which has ample stores and shops to meet the needs of students.

Currently, 10,193 students are enrolled at the university from 26 states and 51 nations. About half of the undergraduates live in residence halls; the rest live at home or in nearby apartments. A well-rounded program of athletic, cultural, and social events and activities satisfies nearly every taste.

We have 330 full-time faculty members and boast a favorable 19:1 student-faculty ratio. Sixty percent of our faculty have doctorates, 39% earned master's degrees and 1% have bachelor's degrees.

Kutztown University is accredited by Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools (MSACS); professionally by the National Council of Teacher Education and National League of Nursing.

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a member of the State System of Higher Education. The Board of Governors oversees the State System which includes Pennsylvania's fourteen public universities. The Council of Trustees is the local governing body for Kutztown University. The Officers of Administration for the University are the President and members of the President's Cabinet. 

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