Adjunct Faculty - First-Year Writing

Rowan University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jun 2, 2023

Job Details

The Department of Writing Arts seeks qualified adjuncts to teach courses in first-year writing and possibly courses in technical and professional writing.

Please see the department website ( for more information about our first-year writing program and our Writing Arts major.

A master’s degree is required in the field of Composition/Rhetoric or a related field, such as English, Creative Writing, Literacy Studies, or Urban Education. Preference will be given to applicants with previous experience teaching college writing or professional writing, favorable recommendations from references, and favorable previous student evaluations. Language fluency (oral) in Spanish and experience working with developmental writers are particularly desired.

Starting Date: September 1, 2023

For further information, contact Jude Miller ( ).

Applications submitted through this process will be screened on a rolling basis, as additional sections of courses are added over time. Thus, we request that applicants not contact the department to inquire if openings have been filled.

Applications will be retained for possible future semesters of employment.

Required application materials (in a single pdf file, if possible):

-Cover letter


-Names of or letters from references

-1-2 page statement of your philosophy, guiding principles, and teaching practices concerning writing

-1 or 2 previous teaching evaluations, if available

Advertised: Jun 2 2023 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:


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. 

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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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