Merrimack College is a selective, private college in a beautiful,
residential setting — just minutes from Boston,
The Department of English invites applications to teach
Introduction to College Writing as an adjunct instructor for the
Fall 2023 semester. This is a course in academic writing. The
instructor will be required to use They Say/I Say: The Moves that
Matter in Academic Writing along with a reader or set of readings
of their choice.
Candidates for this position must hold the Master of Arts in
English or the Ph.D in English, and must have a record of
college-level teaching experience, particularly courses in
First-Year- Writing for which they were the instructor-of-record.
Understanding and implementation of diversity, equity and inclusion
in undergraduate curriculum are also a requirement. Experience
using Canvas preferred.
Application Materials Should Include:
Vaccinations and Remote Work
- Cover letter stating motivation and interest in the position,
citing experience relevant to the qualifications and including
experience with, and commitment to, our Catholic Augustinian
mission, our values, and our desire to be a more diverse, equitable
and inclusive institution of higher learning.
- Resume or Curriculum Vitae
- Contact information for three professional references (name,
title, address, phone number, email address). Applicants will be
notified before references are contacted.
This is an on-campus position as employees are essential in order
to provide a fully on-campus, residential college experience for
our students and the community.
The COVID-19 vaccine and booster for which an individual may be
eligible are highly recommended for students, faculty and staff.
Merrimack College does not require proof of COVID vaccination for
enrollment, employment or to be a guest on our campus.
Statement on Our Mission
Merrimack College is a Catholic Augustinian institution of higher
education committed to building a culturally and racially diverse
community. Our mission is to enlighten minds, engage hearts and
empower lives and is inspired by our Catholic faith and the
Augustinian tradition of seeking truth through inquiry and
Merrimack College seeks candidates who understand, respect and can
contribute to Merrimack’s Augustinian mission and values and
advance our work in the area of diversity, equity and inclusion. We
strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented
groups. All candidates should describe in their application
previous experience related to equity, diversity, and inclusion, as
well as how they will engage in fostering a culture that supports
our Augustinian mission, our Catholic faith and our values of
diversity, equity and inclusion.
About Merrimack College
The only Catholic, Augustinian institution of higher education in
New England, Merrimack College is a private, independent,
coeducational institution with more than 5,000 undergraduates and
graduate students from 32 states and 37 countries, and comprises
schools of liberal arts, science and engineering, health sciences,
education and social policy, and business. The College’s 260-acre
campus is approximately 25 miles north of Boston in North Andover
and Andover, Massachusetts. Merrimack is a Master’s Colleges &
Universities/Medium Programs institution in the Carnegie
Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Merrimack is
one of the fastest growing educational institutions in the country
and has steadily climbed up U.S. News & World Report’s ranking
of Best Colleges, coming in 46th out of 170 schools ranked in the
Regional Universities North category in 2020. Merrimack is also
listed as one of the top 10 most innovative schools and placed 35th
for best undergraduate teaching programs among schools in the U.S.
Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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