Adjunct Faculty - Technical and Professional Writing, Department of Writing Arts

Rowan University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jun 22, 2023

Job Details

The Department of Writing Arts seeks qualified adjuncts to teach courses in technical and professional writing, which may include Introduction to Technical Writing, Writing for the Workplace, Writing as Managers, Writing for Nonprofits, or Editing for Publication.

Please see the department website ( for more information about our Writing Arts major and our minor in Technical and Professional Writing.

A master’s degree is required in an appropriate field, such as Composition/Rhetoric, Communication Studies, Business Administration, Strategic Communication, or Human Factors. Preference will be given to applicants with previous experience teaching technical writing or professional writing, favorable recommendations from references, and favorable previous student evaluations. Experience or expertise in usability, user experience, and/or accessible design is particularly desired.

Starting Date: September 1, 2023

For further information, contact Amy Woodworth (

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 or communication

-1 or 2 previous teaching evaluations, if available

Advertised: Jun 22 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. 

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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