College of Arts and Sciences, Dept. of Literature - College Writing

American University
District of Columbia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 6, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Other Arts, Communications, Speech & Rhetoric, Humanities, American Studies, English & Literature, Other Humanities
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Literature in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for part-time faculty to teach courses that fulfill the AU Core first-year writing requirement: WRT 100 or WRT 101. The classes will have up to 19 students enrolled. Sections will meet face-to-face for 75 minutes on Tuesdays and Fridays or Mondays and Thursdays. Spring 2022 classes begin January 10th, and continue for the entire Spring semester. Academic Calendar details can be found here:

Applicants should hold an MA or PhD in English or Rhetoric and Composition, an MFA in Creative Writing, or a master’s degree or PhD in a related field, and a demonstrated capacity for teaching. Applicants must meet requirements to receive and maintain an adjunct teaching appointment at American University. Please submit a CV and cover letter detailing applicant’s related experience to

American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities.

American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus. Hiring offers for this position are contingent on the successful completion of a background check.

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