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Job Title: Adjunct Instructor for English

Department: School of Humanities

Reports To: Dean for the School of Humanitites

Job Type: This is a part time, exempt position.

General Description:

William Woods University is accepting applications for a part-time, adjunct teaching position to teach on ground ENG 101 Composition 1 and 102 Composition 2 courses. The contracted teaching load is 3 to 9 hours per semester, depending on the needs of the program. There may be opportunities to teach summer and intercession courses.

Adjunct faculty are expected to conduct program and class assessments in accordance with standards developed by the University and outside accrediting entities.

Qualified applicants must submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three references (one being a supervisor).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

·     Teach English coursework in classroom and online settings.

·     Prepare course syllabi for assigned courses that meet the needs of students and university requirements.

·     Work with students in office hours.

·     Assist in program assessment.

·     Maintain professional development according to personal and professional need.

·     Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

·     An M.A. or Ph.D. in English, Rhetoric, Composition, Education, or a related field, with at least 18 graduate hours in English coursework is required.

·     Experience teaching courses (either on ground or online) and professional working experience in related fields is preferred.

·     Demonstrated commitment to professional development, strong work ethics, and a commitment to working well with others.

·     Knowledge of and demonstrated experience with integrating instructional technology into classroom experiences.

William Woods University is an independent institution chartered by the State of Missouri with main campus facilities in Fulton, MO.  It has been operating continuously since 1870, taking its current form as a coeducational university with undergraduate and graduate programs in 1993.  Today, William Woods draws approximately 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students from 35 states and approximately 11 foreign countries.  William Woods has been ranked as a Top 100 Midwest University by U.S. News and World Report, and has been recognized for the quality and affordability of its online degree programs.  With a full liberal arts curriculum, William Woods also offers a strong professional tradition, with nationally ranked programs in Equestrian Studies and American Sign Language. Its graduate education program figures strongly in the administration and leadership of Missouri's state school system.  William Woods University is governed by a self-perpetuating board of trustees, and remains committed to serving the public good by helping students link intellectual development with the responsibilities of citizenship and professional life.

William Woods University is an Equal Opportunity Employer