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Adjunct Faculty - American Studies, Department of History

Rowan University
Glassboro, New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Nov 16, 2022

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The program in American Studies is seeking adjuncts to teach Introduction to American Studies (with approximately 30 students), and other courses in the American Studies program as necessary. This course introduces students to the interdisciplinary practice of American Studies in an engaging way, with special emphasis on the application of American cultural studies to a variety of future careers. Other courses include Interdisciplinary Research and Writing, American Studies in the Classroom, and Senior Seminar. A successful candidate must have an appropriate graduate degree and experience teaching in American Studies or a related field.

Prospective adjunct faculty should send a copy of their curriculum vitae, sample syllabi or course outlines, graduate school transcripts (or an unofficial transcript with a list of courses completed in graduate school), one letter of recommendation, a list of at least two additional references, and any other supporting materials the candidates believe might be helpful. For more information please contact Katie Leonard Turner, Program in American Studies at

Note: Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US, and the university will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.


 Rowan University

Since its founding in 1923, Rowan University has evolved from a teacher preparation college to a public research institution ranked among the top 100 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Today, Rowan University offers bachelor through doctoral degrees and professional certificates in person and online to 22,000 students through its main campus in Glassboro, N.J., its medical school campuses in Camden, Stratford, and Sewell, and on the campuses of partner community colleges. 

Rowan focuses on practical research at the intersection of engineering, medicine, science, and business while ensuring excellence in undergraduate education. The University has earned national recognition for innovation; commitme

Rowan University will become a new model for higher education by being inclusiveagile, and responsive, offering diverse scholarly and creative educational experiences, pathways, environments, and services to meet the needs of all students; maintaining agility by strategically delivering organizational capacity across the institution; and responding to emerging demands and opportunities regionally and nationally.nt to high-quality, affordable education; and the development of public-private partnerships. A Carnegie-classified R2 (high research activity) institution, Rowan is the nation’s third fastest-growing public research university, as reported by The Chronicle of Higher Education. 

As a leading employer in southern New Jersey with over 3,500 employees, Rowan offers comprehensive and competitive employment. 

A dynamic institution in the midst of unprecedented growth, Rowan offers faculty small classes, strong academic programs and ample research and leadership opportunities.

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