Adjunct Faculty

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Aug 03, 2019
Sep 06, 2019
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, beginning Fall 2019, to teach one to three sections of composition. The department particularly needs faculty who can teach first-year composition 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

Required Qualifications: * M.A. in English (literature or writing and rhetoric) or MFA in creative writing in-hand; and * Experience teaching college composition. Preferred Qualifications: * PhD in Writing and Rhetoric; * Training and experience in online writing instruction (OWI) at the college level; and * Experience working with multilingual students.

Note that candidates must be able to attend professional development workshops held in mid-August at the Fairfax campus in Virginia.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number PO010z at; complete the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, composition syllabus, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

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