Instructor English #16792

Arizona State University
Arizona, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jun 07, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Languages and Cultures faculty in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts (CISA) on the Downtown Campus at Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications for two English Instructors for the 2021-2022 academic year. The successful candidate will provide instruction in the area of English composition while working alongside faculty in Humanities, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences in order to provide students in those disciplines a solid set of writing skills for future and continued success at Arizona State University. English course assignments are at the undergraduate levels, and may occur in a variety of modalities (online, on-ground, hybrid), on the Downtown Phoenix campus. The course load is determined by the faculty head and typically consists of five face-to-face classes per semester, with no service component.

This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure eligible position renewable on an academic year basis contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, and the needs of the university. Candidate must reside in Arizona, or be willing to relocate. For more information please visit

Arizona State University has developed a model for the New American University, creating an institution that is committed to excellence, access, and impact. ASU is a comprehensive public research university, measured not by whom we exclude, but rather by whom we include and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities it serves. ASU has been named #1 in the United States for innovation for six consecutive years and a Top 10 Best Buy public universities by Fiske Guide to Colleges 2021.

ASU’s College of Integrative Sciences and Arts is home to innovative teachers who are guided by educational access, student success, applied learning, and interdisciplinary inquiry. CISA has over 7,300 students in all levels of degree programs and over 200 faculty members. We understand there are many paths to achieving a university education, and we build undergraduate and graduate degree programs and pathways that are flexible and relevant for a rapidly changing world.

In the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts we value our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strive to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.

To learn more about ASU and the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts visit and

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Rhetoric and Composition, or a related field
  • Two years of post-secondary experience teaching English composition courses
  • Evidence of excellent teaching ability
  • Evidence of a commitment to meeting the needs of diverse/underrepresented student and/or community populations via teaching/mentoring or service
  • Experience teaching in digital environments such as Canvas and Blackboard (asynchronously and/or synchronously)
  • Evidence of development of technology-enhanced curriculum
  • Excellent English written and spoken communication skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • A PhD in Rhetoric and Composition or related field.
  • Evidence of professional development activities and program development
  • Experience teaching students for whom English is a second language
  • Experience teaching developmental English
  • Evidence of attendance/presentations at professional conferences
  • Evidence of scholarly or creative activity (e.g., publications in professional journals, original published writing) related to candidate’s field

Application Procedure:

Only electronic submissions will be reviewed. Please apply at  Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications must contain:

 A letter of interest outlining how you meet the required and desired qualifications      

  1. Curriculum vitae
  2. Evidence of teaching effectiveness at the post-secondary level (e.g., current course evaluations, peer/supervisor reviews of classroom teaching, etc.)
  • Statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to social justice, diversity, equity and/or inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence (max one single-spaced page)
  • Statement of teaching philosophy (max one single-spaced page)
  • Unofficial graduate transcript(s)
  • Information for three professional references (their position, title, e-mail, phone number)
  • The application deadline is June 25, 2021 at 11:59pm Arizona time; and if not filled, then every Friday thereafter until the search is closed. Official Transcripts required prior to first day of employment. A background check is required prior to employment. For position-related assistance with your application, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Jacqueline Martinez at For application process-related questions, contact

    Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.  (See ASU's complete non-discrimination statement at; see ASU’s Title IX policy at

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