Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic
liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic
excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive
Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant
experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education
institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed
to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social,
moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence
College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is
essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives
to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the
global environment in which we live and work.
The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s
capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational
offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally,
Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from
New York City.
For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S.
News & World Report
“Regional Universities – North
Category” and has been commended by several other ranking
Adjunct Faculty in English
The Providence College English Department seeks an adjunct
instructor for 1 section (3 credits) of ENG 202: Rhetorical
Analysis and Argumentation. Course introduces students to
foundational concepts in the analysis of persuasive speech and
argumentation across various kinds of texts and media.
Candidate should have demonstrable knowledge of Aristotelian
rhetoric, including its contemporary adaptations, as well as
expertise in applied rhetoric in a variety of discursive
Education and Experience Required
Candidate should have experience in the teaching of College Level
Writing courses. Ph.D. in hand or close to completion.
Open Until Filled
Full consideration of application if received by:
Instructions to candidates
Review of applications will begin upon receipt. Applications will
be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. Applicants
must initially submit a cover letter and CV. Transcript for highest
degree received and three recommendation letters will be required
of those scheduled for interviews. Any questions should be
addressed to Margaret Reid, Chair, English Department, Providence
College, Providence, RI 02918. Email:
Alternate Application Submission Instructions
College Information/EOE Statement
Providence College is a Roman Catholic four-year liberal arts
institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars
and seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission.
Providence College is committed to upholding an academic culture
and campus community that attracts and supports the development of
a diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we
live and work. An AA/ EOE, the College especially encourages the
applications of women and persons of color.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Documents Needed To Apply
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Letter of Recommendation
- Optional Document