Position Title: English Composition I and/or II Adjunct
Department: English department
Position Requirements and Preferences: Master’s Degree in Composition or English, or any Master’s Degree with at least 18 graduate credit hours in Composition or English.
English Composition I – This course has been designed as an introduction to the writing process. Emphasis will be placed on pre-writing, careful drafting, and critical revision of the basic essay, with particular attention to audience analysis, identification of purpose, thesis formation, incorporation of supporting materials and overall essay organization. Analysis of the students’ own writing and that of others will be emphasized.
English Composition II – Following Composition I, this course continues developing students’ writing skills and prepares students for the research projects and critical thinking that they will need in future courses and beyond. Students will read scholarly writing, participate in discussion, study argument and research methods, and prepare research projects, such as a hypothesis, a project proposal, or abstract, and an annotated bibliography.
Responsibilities: Instructor will teach 1-3 sections of English Composition I or II (LDRS 101 or 102) on the traditional campus. Instructor will teach according to the guidelines agreed upon by the English department, and as outlined in the William Penn University course catalog.
Reports to: Anita Meinert, Humanities Division Chair
Start Date: Immediately
Replacement or New Position: Replacement
Full-Time/Part-time/Temp: Part-time (Adjunct Position)
Closing Date of Posting: Open until filled
Application Sent to: Send letter of application and resume:
William Penn University
201 Trueblood Avenue
Oskaloosa, Iowa 52577
Terms of Employment: At will employee
William Penn University is an equal opportunity provider and employer.