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Adjunct Instructor - English Composition (On-Ground)

Apply now Job no: 492256
Work type: Adjunct
Location: St. Louis, MO
Categories: College of Arts & Sciences, Adjunct

Posting Details

Job Summary/Basic Function

In keeping with our mission and vision statement, Maryville actively seeks adjunct faculty members who are experts in their fields and have a passion for teaching. Adjunct faculty are an integral part of the University’s learning community and teach courses on-campus or online.

The College of Arts and Sciences is accepting applications for an academically/professionally qualified adjunct faculty member to teach English Composition IN-PERSON undergraduate courses at the below times from 8/28/2023 – 12/17/2023.

M, W 3:30-4:45 PM

M, W, F 11:00-11:50 AM

M, W, F 10:00-10:50 AM

W, F 11:00 AM-12:15 PM

W, F 9:30-10:45 AM

W, F 12:30-1:45 PM

T, Th 3:30-4:45 PM

T, Th 12:30-1:45 PM

T, Th 11:00 AM-12:15 PM

M, W, F 1:00-1:50 PM

T, Th 8:00-9:15 AM

M, W 12:30-1:45 PM

M, W 3:30-4:45 PM

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Teach assigned course as specified in the schedule and course contract.
  • Participate in welcome orientation to become familiar with the University’s mission, academic policies and procedures, expectations, and Canvas (Learning Management System).
  • Prepare essential learning objectives, lesson plans, and assignments. Develop course syllabus.
  • Clearly communicate course objectives and learning outcomes, teaching methodology, and assignments and deadlines.
  • Employ a variety of teaching styles in order to effectively deliver course content demonstrating both academic and real-world applications of concepts covered.
  • Encourage active learning through discussion topics, class assignments, group projects, etc.
  • Provide feedback and grade assignments in a timely and thorough manner.
  • Establish office hours to provide additional assistance with student questions/concerns.
  • Report early alerts for students who are not actively engaging in the course.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in English or related field from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Must be available to teach on-ground at our main campus located in St. Louis, MO.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in English, Rhetoric and Composition, or related field.
  • Formal training in teaching composition, undergraduate teaching experience and relevant experience in the field.

Physical Demands


Open Until Filled


Special Instructions to Applicants

o The Department is using this position announcement to build a qualified pool of instructors to fill teaching needs as they arise. This position is not designated for a specific course or semester.

o An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.

o Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employment authorization will not be considered for this position.

o Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination.

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