Adjunct Faculty - Technical and Professional Writing, Department of Writing Arts
Location: Glassboro, New Jersey
Internal Number: 498635
The Department of Writing Arts seeks qualified adjuncts to teach courses in technical and professional writing, which may include Introduction to Technical Writing, Writing for the Workplace, Writing as Managers, Writing for Nonprofits, or Editing for Publication.
Please see the department website (http://www.rowan.edu/writingarts) for more information about our Writing Arts major and our minor in Technical and Professional Writing.
A master’s degree is required in an appropriate field, such as Composition/Rhetoric, Communication Studies, Business Administration, Strategic Communication, or Human Factors. Preference will be given to applicants with previous experience teaching technical writing or professional writing, favorable recommendations from references, and favorable previous student evaluations. Experience or expertise in usability, user experience, and/or accessible design is particularly desired.
Starting Date: September 1, 2023
For further information, contact Amy Woodworth (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Applications submitted through this process will be screened on a rolling basis, as additional sections of courses are added over time. Thus, we request that applicants not contact the department to inquire if openings have been filled.
Applications will be retained for possible future semesters of employment.
Required application materials (in a single pdf file, if possible):
-Names of or letters from references
-1-2 page statement of your philosophy, guiding principles, and teaching practices concerning writing or communication
-1 or 2 previous teaching evaluations, if available
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