All full time positions for 2013-2013 have been filled. We are not accepting applications at this time.
Part-Time English Instructor
NOTE: All applications will be kept on file through December 2013 in case additional sections are opened.
Applications are invited for several part-time, limited-term appointments for the 2012-2013 academic year. Part-time faculty typically teach 1-2 sections of ENGL 1101 or ENGL 1102 per semester (no more than four sections for the academic year) in the department’s First-Year Writing Program. Opportunities for summer teaching are contingent on enrollment and are not guaranteed. M.A. or Ph.D. in English or the M.F.A. in Creative Writing preferred. Candidates in other degree fields who have a minimum of 18 semester credit hours in graduate-level English courses may be considered as well. All candidates should be able to provide evidence of effective college-level or equivalent teaching of writing.
The University of West Georgia is a coeducational, residential, liberal arts institution located 45 miles west of Atlanta in Carrollton, Georgia. The university offers undergraduate degrees in over 50 areas of study and Master’s degrees in over 30 areas of study, including English. In addition to a vibrant First-Year Writing Program, the department offers undergraduate degrees in English literature and in English Education and supports minors in Creative Writing, Africana Studies, and Film Studies. UWG is a regional comprehensive university and is part of the University System of Georgia. The Department of English and Philosophy is centrally located on campus in the Technology Learning Center (TLC) and is comprised of over 50 full-time faculty.
Application Instructions: Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until all part-time positions are filled. We anticipate filling part-time positions as funding becomes available throughout the summer. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Prospective candidates should send a letter of application that describes their teaching qualifications; a statement of teaching philosophy; sample syllabi of core-level writing classes; a current curriculum vita; three letters of recommendation; and a photocopy of all academic transcripts (official transcripts will be required before an offer of appointment is made) to
First-Year Writing Program
RE: Part-Time English Instructor
Department of English and Philosophy
University of West Georgia
1601 Maple Street
Carrollton, GA 30118
Contact Bonnie Adams (firstname.lastname@example.org) for additional information.
Visit the University of West Georgia online at http://www.westga.edu/
Visit the English Department online at http://www.westga.edu/english/
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