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Adjunct Faculty in English
Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia
Date Posted 01/13/2022
Faculty-Liberal Arts-English And Literature
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline Open until filled

Adjunct Faculty in English

Department : ENGLISH

Job Description
The ODU English Department is recruiting adjunct faculty to teach 100- and 200- level sections of composition and literature courses, both for our General Education and Writing Support programs. This adjunct pool will be utilized as-needed to staff sections for fall and spring semesters; applications will remain active through June 30, 2022. Job duties: meet all designated course instruction guidelines; grade assignments and exams in a timely manner; respond to student inquiries in a timely manner; submit grades according to University guidelines.

Type of Recruitment : General Public

Type of Recruitment : General Public

Minimum Qualifications - knowledge, skills, and abilities
Excellent written and oral communication skills. Experience with Microsoft Office.

Minimum Qualifications - Education or training
MA, MFA, or PhD in English or MA or PhD in closely-related field with a minimum of 18 hours graduate credit hours in English courses.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience teaching college composition or first-year literature courses. Ability to teach in both face to face and online formats.

Conditions of Employment

In accordance with Executive Directive #18 issued by Governor Ralph Northam effective September 1, 2021, all Old Dominion University employees who enter the workplace or work remotely must disclose their vaccine status to the designated university personnel. Employees who are not fully vaccinated or who refuse to disclose their current vaccine status, must undergo weekly COVID-19 testing and disclose weekly the results of those tests to designated university personnel.

Location : Norfolk, VA

Job Open Date : 08/19/2021

Application Review Date : 08/19/2021

Open Until Filled : Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants / Additional Materials Required
This posting is for an adjunct pool. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Applications will be reviewed immediately, and we will use this same pool as potential openings emerge before spring semester.

Telework Friendly : No

Equity Statement

It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Reasonable Accommodation Request

If you are an individual with a disability and require reasonable accommodation, please contact the Office of Institutional Equity & Diversity at (757) 683-3141.

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

College Home Page : www.odu.edu/al

Department Home Page : www.odu.edu/englishdept

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education (website or print)
    • Higheredjobs.com
    • DiverseJobs.com
    • StudentAffairs.com
    • Jobs.Virginia.gov
    • Old Dominion University website
    • Virginia Pilot (website or print)
    • Richmond Times Dispatch (website or print)
    • Other
  • Please describe your previous experience teaching first-year composition and/or literature.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact Information for Professional References
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