Adjunct Instructors of First-Year Composition (A0001)

Farmville, VA

Longwood University

About Longwood University:

A comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts foundation, Longwood has a distinctive mission to develop citizen leaders who are prepared to make positive contributions to the common good of society. Founded in 1839, Longwood is the third-oldest public university in Virginia.

Longwood is part of the proud tradition of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Roughly one hour's drive from Charlottesville, Lynchburg, and Richmond, Longwood is located in the historic two-college community of Farmville. Longwood currently has approximately 4,800 undergraduate and graduate students and 38,000 alumni. It maintains affiliations with the neighboring Robert Russa Moton Museum of civil rights history and the Longwood Center for Visual Arts, a nationally accredited university art museum. A member of the Big South Conference, Longwood competes at the NCAA Division I level.

Job Description:

Longwood's Department of English and Modern Languages invites applications for part-time faculty to teach in its English program, to begin August 2022.

The successful candidate will embrace the opportunity to work closely with students. Professional responsibilities include teaching freshman composition courses. Class size is 18 for freshman composition courses. Salary is $3500 per three-credit course. There will be need for adjuncts in Spring 2023 as well.


Minimum requirement of 18 hours of graduate credit in English; MA in English preferred. Candidates should have experience, training, or coursework in composition pedagogy and demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate teaching.

Additional Information:

These positions are part-time, instructional faculty, exempt positions. Commonwealth of Virginia benefits do not accompany these positions. A successful criminal background investigation is required. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Longwood University will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodations to applicants in need of accommodations in order to provide access to the application and/or interview process. You are not required to note the presence of a disability on your application. If, however, you require accommodations in the application and/or interview process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 434-395-2074 or

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A diversified workforce is an important part of our strategic plan. EOE/AA

Application Instructions:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled, position posted 6/14/22. To apply for this position, qualified applicants must complete the online information section and questions, and attach (under Resume) a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, statement of teaching interests and philosophy that includes how the candidate serves diverse populations in the classroom, and names and contact details of three references.

Posted: 09/27/2022