Adjunct/Teaching Fellow in Humanities and Literature (Honors College)

Indiana, United States
Salary Not specified
May 28, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time


Indiana Wesleyan University invites applications for a one-year, appointment as an adjunct faculty/ teaching fellow in literature and writing in its John Wesley Honors College (JWHC) to start in August 2021.


The successful candidate should have a graduate background in English or a related field and should have a strong interest in participating in an interdisciplinary learning community devoted to Christian liberal learning.


The successful candidate’s teaching load for the year will be 8 credit hours (fall) and 6 credit hours (spring) and consist of literature courses from a breadth of historical periods (Great Texts I and II), a composition course oriented around the theological imagination, and possibly a course in his or her area(s) of specialty. Depending on the successful candidate’s preferences, this position can either be for a semester (Fall 2021) or the full academic year (2021-22). Though not a full-time position, this role includes compensation for additional, non-teaching responsibilities.


Applicants must have an active and growing Christian faith, a commitment to serving in an intentional Christian community of liberal learning, and a self-reflective spirit of interdisciplinary collaboration. The JWHC will provide the requisite support to help nurture such pursuits.

Interested candidates must upload a CV and cover letter, as well as complete the online application on the university website: . Any questions about this opening may be addressed to Lanta Davis, Associate Dean of the John Wesley Honors College ( Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled or the search is terminated. Do not send supplemental materials to IWU until requested. Candidates will be contacted personally with additional instructions if needed. The final candidate(s) selected must have the ability to pass a comprehensive background screen. Further information about IWU’s John Wesley Honors College can be found at



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