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Part-Time Faculty, Writing, Rhetoric, & Discourse

DePaul University
The Loop, Illinois
Closing date
May 21, 2024

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Job ID: 47830

College/School: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences


The Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and Discourse (WRD) at DePaul University invites expressions of interest in part-time teaching opportunities in varied areas of writing studies / rhetoric and composition. Excellent, experienced teachers are sought for courses at the undergraduate level in the department's First-Year Writing program, minor, and major, and our graduate program in WRD, and our graduate certificate program in TESOL. Teaching areas of interest include first-year college writing; business and/or technical and professional writing; college-level instruction for multilingual writers; science writing, including writing for health care and medical contexts; writing about the arts in Chicago; digital writing, to include coding for digital environments; or other areas in writing studies, broadly conceived. We seek candidates with a clear commitment to excellent teaching and antiracist pedagogy; proficiency with digital and multimodal writing instruction; experience teaching writing successfully to students of varied cultural and linguistic backgrounds; and sensitivity to the educational goals of a diverse student population.

Part-time teaching opportunities are available throughout the academic year. Applicants with expertise that matches course scheduling needs will be contacted for an interview. Academic course schedules fluctuate from quarter to quarter. Courses are not guaranteed; however, the department does its best to give ample notice about available courses and potential course cancellations.

Required Qualifications:

M.A. in writing studies, rhetoric & composition, or a related field; no less than one year of successful college teaching experience.

The candidate must have demonstrated experience teaching in a diverse learning environment and a willingness to engage in antiracist pedagogy and assessment.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This posting is for the following specializations in Writing, Rhetoric, & Discourse: -First-year college writing -Business and/or technical and professional writing -College-level instruction for multilingual writers -Science writing, including writing for health care and medical contexts -Writing about the arts in Chicago -Digital writing, to include coding for digital environments.

Please visit the following URL for information about the program and course offerings:

Close Date: Jun 30, 2024

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