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Instructor, English

Apply now Job no: 494118
Full time/Part time: Full-time
Location: South Orange
Categories: Faculty

The Department of English at Seton Hall University is seeking an instructor for its First-Year Writing Program, starting fall 2020. This is a renewable, non-tenure-track Lecturer position. Experience teaching first-year writing and a record of teaching excellence are expected.

Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Teach 4 sections of Core English I and/or II and/or Core English I Intensive each semester and tutor for 3 [not 6?] hours each week in the University Writing Center. (Enrollment caps: Core English I Intensive, 15 students; Core English I, 17-18 students; Core English II, 18 students.)


  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours on campus or virtual office hours for online courses
  • Participate in the assessment of learning outcomes
  • Attend department and school/college faculty meetings
  • Engage in professional development activities and demonstrate growth as related to teaching and learning
  • Perform other duties related to teaching, as assigned
  • Provide service to the department and college

Required Qualifications:

  • A terminal degree in rhetoric/composition, comp studies, English education, or literature, with experience teaching first-year writing.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in rhetoric/composition, comp studies, English education, or related fields.
  • Experience teaching Developmental Writing and/or Business Writing.

Salary Grade:

  • FA01 - Faculty


  • Exempt

Physical Demands:

  • General Office Environment

Special Instructions to Applicants:

  • Please submit a current c.v., a cover letter, and three letters of recommendation. If invited for an on-campus interview, the applicant will be expected to bring sample course materials, recent student evaluations for two different courses, and at least one peer observation report (if available).
  • All applications should be submitted to Angela Weisl via the Seton Hall Employment Opportunities site:

Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action.

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Applications close: Eastern Standard Time

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