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Part-Time Faculty- English

Wayne State University
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 9, 2024

Job Details

Part-Time Faculty- English

Wayne State University is searching for an experienced Part-Time Faculty- English at its Detroit campus location.

Wayne State is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit, Michigan where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high-quality education. Our deep-rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities which prepare students for success in a global society.

Essential functions (job duties):

The Department of English seeks to hire Part-Time Faculty on an intermittent basis to teach English composition courses in the Fall 2024 and possibly the Winter 2025 semesters.

Prepare and develop lectures and course materials according to department guidelines.

Provide instruction in engaging and innovative formats.

Communicate student progress in a timely manner.

Meet with students one-on-one during regular office hours announced in the syllabus at the beginning of the semester.

Adhere to all department and university policies and procedures.

Create a classroom environment that supports and encourages inclusivity.


Master’s degree in English or field related to primary area of teaching.

Flexible availability to teach day and evening courses on various days.

Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to use technology to support course instruction.

Two letters of reference and official university transcripts must be sent by referees directly to

Preferred qualifications:

Two years prior teaching experience and proof of demonstrated success in a university or college setting.


H12 - College of Liberal Arts & Science

Primary department:

H0307 - English

Employment type:
  • Temporary Employee
  • Job type: Fractional Time
  • Job category: Academic/Faculty
Funding/salary information:
  • Compensation type: Annual Salary
  • Salary hire maximum: TBD
Job openings:
  • Number of openings: 8
Background check requirements:

University policy requires certain persons who are offered employment to undergo a background check, including a criminal history check, before starting work. If you are offered employment, the university will inform you if a background check is required.

Equal employment opportunity statement:

Wayne State University provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. The university encourages applications from women, people of color and other underrepresented people. Wayne State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.


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