Join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success. The Department of English invites applications for Adjunct Instructors for First-Year Writing courses beginning in Fall 2022.
West Chester University, a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, is a public, comprehensive institution committed to offering high-quality undergraduate education, selected post-baccalaureate and graduate programs, and a variety of educational and cultural resources for its students, alumni, and citizens of southeastern Pennsylvania. The University offers more than 100 graduate and undergraduate programs in the sciences and mathematics, business and public management, arts and humanities, health sciences, education and social work, music, and interdisciplinary studies. We are a community of educators dedicated to developing graduates who succeed personally and professionally and contribute to the common good.
The Adjunct Instructor will teach First-Year writing courses – WRT 120, WRT 200 (and other variants), and WRT 123. These cover writing classes at the undergraduate level.
Applications received will be retained for ongoing review to meet University class scheduling needs.
The initial appointment will be for one semester, with a possibility of renewal in the Spring. Teaching loads range from one 3-credit course to three 3-credit courses.
Holding office hours | approximately 1.25 hours for each 3-credit course.
Being available via email to communicate with students when appropriate
Master's degree in English Studies, Composition/Rhetoric, or a closely related field
To be considered as an applicant for this opportunity, please submit the following:
Letter of interest
2 Letters of Recommendation, and
Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty and staff advances WCU’s educational mission and strategic Plan for Excellence. West Chester University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon satisfactory completion of all pre-employment background checks.
About West Chester University of Pennsylvania
West Chester University (WCU) of Pennsylvania is among the top regional comprehensive public universities in the nation, serving more than 17,500 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels with a national reputation for excellence, value, and student success. Founded in 1871 as an institute for teacher preparation, West Chester offers more than 118 undergraduate and 103 graduate programs in more than 50 fields of study. In addition to the main campus in West Chester, the University offers programs through its graduate center, the Philadelphia campus, and online. Five colleges and two schools comprise the University: Colleges of Arts and Humanities, Business and Public Management, Education and Social Work, Health Sciences, and the Sciences and Mathematics, as well as the School of Music, and the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies. Located in Chester County (25 miles from downtown Philadelphia) the area combines the best of enjoyable daily living with easy access to the full spectrum of country and city attractions. We are a community of educators dedicated to developing graduates who succeed personally and professionally and contribute to the common good.