Part-Time Temporary Faculty Position in Composition

Dept. of English

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania enrolls approximately 8,000 students in graduate and undergraduate programs. The university is located in the borough of Kutztown in a charming rural setting, and is within 20 minutes driving time of the diverse metropolitan areas of Allentown/Bethlehem and Reading, and within 60 minutes of the Philadelphia metropolitan area. The university is very interested in hiring employees who have had extensive experience with diverse populations.

The English Department at Kutztown University invites applications for a temporary, part-time position in Composition, to begin in Fall 2023. Secondary teaching expertise in Journalism is desirable. The position comprises up to three courses in Fall, with additional courses likely in Spring, depending on department need. In accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement, performance review and evaluation of faculty is based on effective teaching and fulfillment of professional responsibilities; continuing scholarly growth; and service. Required: a Master’s degree in English, Composition, Writing, Communications, or a related field; and one year of teaching experience in Composition or First-Year Writing. Preferred: a doctorate. Teaching load includes Composition 100 and Composition 200, depending on department need and candidate’s expertise. Letter of application should include a brief statement of how the candidate’s teaching, scholarship and/or creative work, and/or service demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Send letter of application, curriculum vita, three current letters of reference, and copies of official transcripts to: Dr. Todd Dodson, Chair, Part-Time Temporary Instructor of Composition Search, Department of English, Kutztown University, 15200 Kutztown Road, Kutztown, PA 19530. Questions may be address to Further information about our programs can be found at: Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin May 7, 2023, and continue until the positions are filled.

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and actively solicits applications from women and minority candidates.  Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a member of the State System of Higher Education. All applicants for employment are subject to a criminal background check.