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Adjunct for College Composition


Adjuncts for College Composition

Trinity Washington University is seeking an adjunct faculty member to teach ENGL 107, College Composition, in the Fall 2017 semester (3 credits).  ENGL 107 is a required course in the first-year curriculum, designed to help students to develop effective writing skills for evidence-based, thesis-centered academic essays.  The course is organized around several standardized linked assignments, culminating in an 8-10 page research paper.  The class meets M/W at 10:30 am.

QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate should have earned at least a Master’s degree from an accredited institution, in English, Rhetoric and Composition, or another related field, and should be able to demonstrate strong teaching skills. A background in teaching rhetorical analysis at the introductory level is highly desirable.

Official transcripts for all degrees earned, sample course syllabi, course evaluations and/or other evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information for three professional references will be needed if the candidate is invited to campus for an interview. Knowledge of best teaching practices is required. Finalists will be invited to campus for an interview and teaching demonstration. Preference given to candidates who demonstrate excellence with engaged and active learning practices.

Please submit letter of application and c.v. to:

Please reference “Adjunct for ENGL 107” in the subject line and name your documents to include your last name. For example:  “Smith_CV” and “Smith Cover Letter.”

Trinity is dedicated to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its students, faculty, and staff. Trinity is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community and strongly encourages all qualified individuals to apply.

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