Adjunct Instructor-Honors College

Saint Louis, MO

University of Missouri-St. Louis


Hiring Department

Honors College

Job Description:
The Honors College at the University of Missouri-St. Louis is continuously seeking qualified candidates for adjunct instructors to teach undergraduate courses in freshman composition and junior-level writing. Adjuncts are appointed for summer (mid-May to early August), fall (mid-August to mid-December) and spring (mid-January to mid-May) semesters. Appointments are for each semester as needed and are term, non-benefit, non-tenure-accruing positions. For information about the Honors College, please see https://www.umsl.edu/honors/index.html.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master's degree in Composition/Rhetoric, English, English Education, Linguistics, or a closely-related field
Experience teaching undergraduate composition courses

Preferred Qualifications:
Doctoral degree in Composition/Rhetoric, English, English Education, Linguistics, or a closely-related field
Graduate coursework in composition theory, research, or pedagogy
Experience teaching undergraduate composition courses

Application Deadline:
Application materials are sought for courses on the Fall 2021 schedule and on an ongoing basis to ensure we have a strong talent pool to source from in the event of a vacancy.

To Apply:
Applicants must combine all application materials (Letter of interest, curriculum vita, sample syllabus and two references) into one PDF document and upload as a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters, maximum size is 11 MB. Do not include special characters. All applications need to be submitted online at www.umsl.jobs . All final candidates will be required to successfully pass a Criminal Background Check and verify academic credentials prior to beginning employment.

For questions aboutthe application process, please call (314) 516-5805. If you are experiencing technical problems, please emailumpshrsupport@umsystem.edu.

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  • Posted: 06/24/2022