Adjunct Instructor 1 – Writing

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Work type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing
Location: Multiple Locations
Categories: Faculty

Position Title: Adjunct Instructor 1 – Writing  
Location: Multiple Locations  
Advertised Salary: Salary commensurate with qualifications pursuant to the FSU and FNTFO/AFT Agreement  
FLSA: Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Continuing  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Full-Time  
At Will/Just Cause: Just Cause  
Summary of Position: Adjunct faculty members are hired on a semester-by-semester basis to teach
at our main Big Rapids campus and other Michigan locations. The English,
Literature, and World Languages Department will contact potential
applicants when there are available openings. Teaching and related
responsibilities include, but are not limited to: teaching first-year, second-year,
and advanced writing courses using face-to-face, mixed and/or online
modes of delivery. This is a pooled position. One or more applicants may be
hired as needed to teach classes on a semester-by-semester basis.
Position Type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing  
Required Education: Master’s degree in English, rhetoric & composition, or a closely related field.  
Required Work Experience: Demonstrated ability to effectively teach writing courses.  
Required Licenses and Certifications:    
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: Preference given to candidates with experience teaching college-level
Duties/Responsibilities: 1. Teach first-year, second-year, and/or advanced writing courses using face-to-
face, mixed and/or online modes of delivery. Includes meeting classes at
their scheduled times, holding regular office hours, providing meaningful
and timely feedback to students, and submitting syllabi and other materials
to department as requested.
2. Use teaching-related technologies as determined appropriate.
3. Maintain a safe and engaging learning environment.
4. Assure learning by participating in assessment, mentoring, and
professional development activity.
Skills and Abilities: Ability to provide structured learning experiences meeting student learning
Ability to work effectively with diverse groups.
Effective interpersonal communication skills and excellent written
Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents:    
Special Instructions to Applicants: Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcript of Master’s degree.

Transcript must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.
Initial Application Review Date:
Posting Close Date:
EEO Statement: Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.  Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  

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