Adjunct Faculty - English

Wentworth Institute of Technology
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Nov 30, 2023

Position Details

Classification Information

Classification Title

P.T. Faculty

Position Information

Position Title

Adjunct Faculty - English

Position Number


Humanities & Social Sciences

Job Description Summary

The School of Sciences and Humanities at Wentworth Institute of Technology has a regular need for Adjunct Faculty to teach College English.

There will be possible need in Spring 2024 which starts January 9th, more in Fall 2024 (term starts in early September).

The adjunct faculty member is responsible for:
  • Preparing a syllabus for the course and distributing the syllabus to the students, based on recommendation of the School of Sciences and Humanities and the provost office
  • Teaching courses in collaboration with the course coordinator
  • Preparing quizzes, lab, and exams.
  • Grading assignments and exams in a timely manner
  • Meeting students during office hours outside of class as required.
English Sequence: English 1, English 2, English 0900

English I – An introduction to college-level academic writing and research. Instruction focuses on critical reading and analysis, composing and revising strategies, writing for varied rhetorical purposes, critical thinking, information literacy, and writing from sources.

English II – A sequel to English I in which students will continue to develop their writing and research skills and will study four Western cultural movements – the Enlightenment, Romanticism, Modernism, and Postmodernism – which will provide them with the cultural and historical framework necessary for beginning their humanities and social science electives. Students will explore these movements through the critical reading of a range of texts, including fiction, poetry, drama, philosophy, political theory, cultural history and theory, aesthetic criticism and theory, and the personal essay.

English 0900 — This course promotes basic English language skills and writing practice in which less than adequately prepared students may upgrade their readiness for college-level study through improved reading, writing, speaking and listening.

Inclusive Excellence at Wentworth:
Wentworth Institute of Technology is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all University programs and activities. The University does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status or any other category protected by law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration.

To find out more about the Wentworth’s commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, please visit the website
All applicants have the right to accessibility support and accommodations. To request accessibility support or accommodations, contact the Executive Director of Equity and Compliance, Catlin Wells, at

How to Apply :
Interested applicants should apply at . Please submit required documents.

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

Preferred Education

Doctoral degree

Minimum Work Experience Required

1- 3 years of experience

Preferred Work Experience

3-5 years of experience

Minimum Knowledge Required

Comprehensive knowledge of theories, concepts and practices and ability to use in complex, difficult and/or unprecedented situations.

Preferred Knowledge

Advertised Minimum Qualifications

Masters in English or related field

Advertised Preferred Qualifications

1-3 years experience as a primary course instructor
Previous teaching experience in a college setting

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  2. * Wentworth defines inclusive excellence as 'Actively and intentionally cultivating a diverse and culturally competent institution where each member has the opportunity and support to reach their full potential and make contributions to our campus community and beyond.' Please provide an example of how you have exemplified inclusive excellence in an educational or professional setting.

    (Open Ended Question)

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  2. Cover Letter
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