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Posting Details

Position Information

Academic Home Department: English
Posting Job Title: Part-Time Faculty Positions in English
Recruitment Type: Part-Time Faculty
Position Details

Rank – Title:
Area of Specialty-Discipline: English
Administrative/Distinguished Title - Working Title if applicable:
Position Status: Regular
Tenure Track Status: Non-Tenure Track
Terms of Employment: One Semester
Contract Type: Part-Time
Date Position Available: 01/02/2018
Position Qualifications/Responsibilities

Position Qualifications - Responsibilities:

The English Department seeks to create a pool of Part-time faculty to teach sections of Composition I (English 1101), Composition II (English 1102), and occasionally, 2000-level, general education literature courses.

Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications):

Applicants must have, at minimum, a Master of Arts degree in English (or a closely related field, such as MFA in Creative Writing, MA Linguistics, or MAT/M.Ed.) or its foreign equivalent. Applicants with the training, ability, and/or experience equivalent to the minimum degree may be considered.
Applicants who do not have a master’s or higher degree in English, must have at least 18 hours of graduate coursework in English, or its foreign equivalent. Ideal candidates will have academic coursework in Rhetoric and Composition, and/or composition pedagogy; experience teaching college composition and/or tutoring in college writing centers; and experience teaching in face-to-face, hybrid, and online formats. A Ph.D. is highly recommended.

Application Procedure

Application Deadline Date: 11/10/2017
Questions About Position Opening:

Dr. Beth Burmester (
Director of Composition

Additional Information for Applicants

Review of applications is ongoing; posted until filled

Application Instructions

Please complete the online application and provide a detailed letter of application that focuses on your educational background, your experience teaching college composition, and other relevant skills; please describe your teaching philosophy and specific examples of teaching experiences and activities. Also include an up-to-date curriculum vita, unofficial transcripts, and the names and contact information (title, phone, address, email) for three references who can speak to your teaching experience.

Posting Details

KSU Faculty Posting Number: 000498
Departmental/College Overview:

The Department of English at Kennesaw State University is committed to excellent teaching, scholarship, and community engagement. With a diverse faculty engaged in a variety of research approaches, the department models and promotes scholarship and teaching that honors humanistic traditions while making a range of contributions to university and civic life. In the Department of English, students pursue degrees connected to writing, language, literature, film, and theory. The department has two English majors and four minors. Faculty teach face-to-face, hybrid, and online courses in technology-rich classrooms. For more information on the Department, see

Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

EEO Statement:

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
  4. List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
Optional Documents
  1. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  2. Sample Syllabi