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Adjunct Faculty, Developmental Reading - Department of Language, Literacy and Sociocultural

Rowan University
Glassboro, New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 15, 2023

Job Details

Adjunct Faculty, Developmental Reading - Department of Language, Literacy and Sociocultural Education, College of Education

Work type: Temporary, Part Time

Location: Glassboro, New Jersey

Categories: Faculty - College of Education

This is a part-time, adjunct position with the possibility of renewal on a term-by-term basis. We are particularly interested in candidates who can teach courses in our reading/literacy programs. We offer two developmental reading courses for Rowan students depending on their Accuplacer score, Improving Personal Reading Skills and Critical Thinking and Reading of Academic Texts. Both courses focus on comprehension strategies, vocabulary development, study skills, and decision making across a broad spectrum of academic majors.



· Master’s degree or higher in literacy or reading

· A minimum of 3 years of successful teaching in P-12 settings or working with adult literacy.

· Demonstrated commitment to fostering academic achievement, social and personal responsibility,

and social justice

· Demonstrated commitment to working in an environment devoted to collaboration, collegiality,

professional development, diversity, scholarly inquiry, student learning, civic responsibility, and

respect for all people.

· A teaching/learning philosophy consistent with the mission of the College of Education.

Starting Date: Open, Continuous

Contact: Questions regarding this position can be directed to Bob Eisberg


The application must be submitted through our online applicant tracking system:

All applications should include:
  • a letter of application with a statement of teaching interests, experience with supervising/ mentoring other teachers
  • curriculum vita
  • graduate transcripts
  • three letters of recommendation (at least one of which speaks to teaching ability)
University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.

All positions are contingent upon need for instructors in a given semester and budget appropriations.

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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