Adjunct - Language & Literature

Saint Xavier University

United States

December 23, 2021


Adjunct - Language & Literature


Chicago, IL

Job Type

Adjunct Faculty


Languare & Literature

Job Number



Saint Xavier University invites expressions of interest for part-time adjunct faculty teaching opportunities in the writing program for the 2021-2022 academic year. Applicants should have at minimum a Master's degree in English or a closely related field, and experience teaching. Applicants with expertise that matches course scheduling needs will be contacted by the director of the writing program for an interview. Courses are not guaranteed; however, the Department does its best to give timely notice about available courses and potential course cancellations.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

To be considered for adjunct teaching opportunities, please click the link to apply. Please include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copy of your unofficial transcripts, and three references. Further materials, such as official transcripts sent from the degree-granting institution, may be requested at a later date. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee and is subject to change based on the needs of the program


PhD or ABD in Writing (Rhetoric, Composition, Writing Studies)

  • or PhD / ABD in related field (literature, technical communication, or similar) with experience teaching composition at the college level
  • or PhD in a Liberal Arts field with extensive experience teaching composition at the college level
  • or a Master's (MA) degree in Writing (Rhetoric, Composition, Writing Studies) with experience teaching at the college level
  • or a Master's (MA) in a related field (literature, technical communication, or similar) with experience teaching composition at the college level
  • or a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in creative writing or an MA in a similar writing specialty with experience teaching composition at the college level
  • or an MA in English Education with extensive teaching experience, ideally to include some experience teaching at the college level.
  • Additional Expectations

    Adjuncts will have the possibility of rehire in subsequent semester depending on departmental needs.

    We inspire success by working together to provide meaningful, personalized service in a spirit of excellence. SXU seeks candidates that deliver value- added services in a responsive, collaborative, effective, and respectful manner.

    The University is committed to diversity and encourages applications from individuals with a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences. Saint Xavier University affirms its position as a Catholic institution, inspired by the heritage of the Sisters of Mercy, and asserts its rights to employ persons who subscribe to the mission, vision and core values of the University.

    Saint Xavier University is an Equal Opportunity Employer that makes all decisions regarding recruitment, hiring, promotions and all other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, creed, sex, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status or other factors protected by law. Hiring decisions will be based on the bona fide occupational qualifications of each applicant.


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