Adjunct Faculty, English (Composition)

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
May 22, 2023
Jun 05, 2023
Analyst, Research
Full Time
Adjunct Faculty, English (Composition)The George Mason University English Department invites applications for English Adjunct Faculty for various part-time vacancies. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.Responsibilities:This position is a one-semester appointment with the possibility for renewal beginning Fall 2023. The department particularly needs faculty who can teach first-year composition, including composition for multilingual students and international pathways students, and our 300-level advanced composition courses in various modes, including face to face and online. This position requires presence on the Fairfax Campus; it cannot be carried out remotely.For additional information about these courses, please visit Mason's Composition Web site at If you have general questions, please contact Stacey Remick-Simkins, Search Administrator at Qualifications:M.A. in English (literature or rhetoric and composition) or MFA in creative writing in-hand; andExperience teaching college composition.Preferred Qualifications:PhD in rhetoric and composition;Training and experience in online writing instruction (OWI) at the college level;Experience working with multilingual students; andExperience working with international pathways students.NOTE: Candidates must be able to attend professional development workshops held in mid-August at the Fairfax campus in Virginia. Pay per course ranges from $3060-4467 commensurate with degree, experience teaching composition, and level of class taught, and adjunct faculty can teach up to three sections per semester based on course availability and instructor preferences.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at; complete the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, composition syllabus, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

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