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English Adjunct Rolling Pool

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Position Responsibilities:

The Virginia Commonwealth University College of Humanities and Sciences is recruiting
a pool of adjunct faculty through June 30, 2024, for course sections
within the English Department in the areas of Writing, Creative Writing, Linguistics,
Literature and Film. This pool will be utilized on an as-needed basis. Your application will
remain active until June 30, 2024; you may resubmit your application for subsequent
years beginning July 1, 2023. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Position duties include:
• Meet all designated course instruction guidelines.
• Grade assignments and exams promptly based on instructions/rubric
• Respond to student inquiries within 24 hours.
• Submit final grades according to College/Department policy

Required Qualifications:

Master’s degree in a related field with experience and specialized expertise directly
related to the position.

Demonstrated experience working in or fostering a diverse environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ph.D. or another doctoral degree in a related discipline or directly related to the position is
highly preferred.

Previous experience teaching courses within the Department of English curriculum.
Demonstrated teaching experience.

Candidates must apply online. Please include a Curriculum Vitae, contact information for two professional references, and a diversity statement. Your statement of contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion should include ideas for integrating multicultural experiences in instruction, diversity themes in curricula, and your career aspirations and contributions toward promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through this statement, you can share how your lived experiences, and academic and professional activities will impact your contribution to VCU’s mission of promoting equity and inclusion.

For information or questions about the position, contact Professor Sachi Shimomura, Associate Chair, at or Les Harrison at

Salary Range: $1,325 per credit hour

Position Details:

Department: Department of English
Employment Type: AJ - Adjunct
Restricted Status: No
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt

Contact Information:

Contact Name: Gretchen Comba

Contact Email:

Contact Phone:

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