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Adjunct, University Writing Seminar

Salve Regina University
Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 28, 2023

Salve Regina University's First Year Writing Program is seeking several studentcentered educators to teach in the University Seminar program in Spring 2024. University Seminars are writing-intensive courses that challenge students to deepen the connection between writing and thinking, equips them with the necessary skills to effectively develop ideas and argument through academic writing, and prepares them for a variety of writing that they will encounter throughout the course of their studies at Salve Regina. Responsibilities include teaching 1-2 sections (3 credits each) of UNV 102.
  • Prepare and instruct classes as assigned by Director of Writing
  • Provide students with an approved a course syllabus at the start of the semester that includes course objectives, learning outcomes, texts, calendar of assignments and policies as required by the Office of Undergraduate Studies
  • Provide engaging, authentic assignments and active learning and process based pedagogy in the writing classroom
  • Attend University Seminars and faculty development meetings as requested
  • Read, comment on, grade and return student assignments, examinations, reports, etc. in a timely manner
  • Use the Salve learning management system (Canvas) to disseminate syllabus, course material and grades to students
  • Hold weekly office hours
  • Use Salve email to send and receive official email correspondence
  • Work collaboratively with other instructors


Master's degree in Rhetoric, Composition, English or related discipline. Experience teaching composition at the college level is strongly preferred. ? Candidates should have an ability to communicate effectively, to use technology and learning management systems (e.g. Canvas) effectively in teaching and learning, and to work collaboratively with other members of the department.

Additional Information:

Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina's employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant with all applicable non-discrimination laws.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online for any open staff and faculty positions by providing a cover-letter and resume. Pre-employment background checks and reference checks are required of successful candidates. Salve Regina University participates in E-verify . ( Spanish )


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