Adjunct - English

Newman University, Wichita

United States

December 26, 2021

Description

Founded in 1933, Newman University is a liberal arts institution grounded in Catholic values and traditions, yet is respectful of all faiths. At Newman you'll find people, programs, organizations and activities designed to educate the mind and inspire the spirit. Our low instructor-to-student ratio and collaborative faculty contribute to a positive learning environment. We are a sponsored ministry of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ, US Region. We invite you to help us empower our graduates to transform society!

Occupational Summary:

The English Department at Newman University, a mission-driven, catholic, liberal arts university, invites applicants for an adjunct instructor for Intro to Lit. The instructor will teach courses ONLINE through Canvas. Position begins with the Spring 2022 semester.

Adjunct faculty contribute to the enrichment of our curriculum and work collaboratively with our faculty with teaching, learning and assessment. They are models of educated persons, exemplifying the virtues they seek to inspire in students -- curiosity, tolerance, honesty, fairness, and respect for diversity. Adjunct faculty teach in our teacher education program and in our graduate education programs.

Work Performed:

  • Teach undergraduate courses as assigned in keeping with departmental, university and accreditation standards, policies and procedures.
  • Meet with Lead Instructor of assigned course a minimum of 2 weeks prior to the beginning of the course to review syllabus, course materials, etc.
  • Inform students of their progress by promptly returning assignments, quizzes, and examinations.
  • Submit mid-term and final grades on Jet Stream by designated deadlines.
  • Utilize the Learning Management System and other technology as appropriate to deliver and enhance the learning experience.
  • Required Qualifications/Education/Experience/Skills/Training:

  • Master's degree in English.
  • University level teaching experience preferred.
  • Commitment to teaching academic writing skills to student writers.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States of America.
  • Application Process: To apply, please submit application with CV and the names and phone numbers of three references. Review of applications will be begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Position start date is Spring 2022.

    Newman University is committed to hiring faculty and staff members that reflect the diversity of our region and to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees, according to all applicable equal opportunity and affirmative action laws, directives, and regulations of federal, state, and local governing bodies and agencies. In keeping this commitment, it is the policy of Newman University to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, marital status, familial status, public assistance status, local human rights commission activity, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or status as a qualified protected veteran.

    In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, Newman University will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with a disability in completing the application form or in the interview process. Please notify the Human Resources Office at (316) 942-4291, ext. 2202 or email hr@newmanu.edu in advance so necessary arrangements can be made.

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