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Visiting Instructor, English

Jacksonville State University
Alabama, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Aug 30, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, English & Literature
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Jacksonville State University

Visiting Instructor, English

The Department of English of Jacksonville State University’s College of Arts and Humanities is seeking to hire a scholar for a Visiting Instructor, English.

The Department of English seeks to hire a non-tenure track Visiting Instructor of English for the 2021-2022 academic year.  The Visiting Instructor will teach a 5/5 load of composition courses, writing studios, and speech, as well as other courses needed by the department, and will conduct weekly office hours.  There are no service or research requirements.  Applicants with experience teaching composition, developmental writing, and speech may be given priority.

Applicants must have a minimum of a master’s degree and at least 18 hours completed in graduate-level English courses.  Applicants with master’s or doctoral degrees in English will be given priority.  The position start date is August 12, 2021, on which a required all-day professional development workshop will be held.

Applicants must submit a CV, cover letter, three references, and official transcripts.

The department seeks to fill this position quickly to ensure the Visiting Instructor is ready for fall classes; therefore, applicants must submit all materials by July 31, 2021.  The salary is $42,000.00, with benefits, for this one-year contract.

Founded in 1883, Jacksonville State University is a learning-centered university in Jacksonville, Alabama, whose mission is to provide distinctive educational, cultural and social experiences for a diverse student population.

Located in the Appalachian foothills of northeast Alabama, approximately midway between Birmingham and Atlanta, JSU is home to more than 9,200 students representing 44 countries. As a learning-centered university, it strives to challenge students academically in a responsive environment, meeting their educational, career and personal goals. As an academic institution, it seeks to produce broadly educated graduates prepared for global engagement. As a public, comprehensive university, it promotes excellence in scholarly and service activities consistent with its academic and professional strengths. For a complete list of Goals, Core Values and Strategies to fulfill this Mission, go to

Academically JSU offers 95 academic programs and concentrations, including bachelor's, master's, post-baccalaureate, doctoral and advanced certificate programs in a variety of disciplines that prepare graduates for meaningful careers and ongoing education.  More than 40 online programs are offered.  The University features seven schools on its 459-acre campus - Arts and Humanities; Business and Industry; Education; Health Professions and Wellness; Human Services and Social Sciences; Science and Library. Most academic programs have discipline-specific accreditations, a reflection of their quality and JSU’s commitment to excellence.

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