Adjunct Instructor for English

University of North Texas System

UNT System Overview 

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education.

Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students. UNT System institutions award more than 11,000 degrees each year – including the largest number of master’s and doctoral degrees in the DFW region. As DFW’s university system, UNT World offers a wide range of degree programs and academic initiatives across our campuses. With more than 300 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs, as well as convenient campus locations and teaching centers located throughout North Texas, our system provides a wide array of opportunities.

Posting Title Adjunct Instructor for English

Area of Specialty 

Department DAL-Languages, Linguistics & Rheto-514260

Job Location Dallas

Full Time/Part Time Part-Time

Salary Information 

Department Summary 

The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for the position of Adjunct Instructor for English for the 2023-2024 Academic year.

UNT Dallas is a dynamically growing institution, and the number of available adjunct positions is dependent on student enrollment, division needs, and approval of the dean. Adjunct faculty plan classes and implement and evaluate teaching/learning objectives and student learning outcomes. Adjunct faculty undertake the divisional and professional responsibilities of a part-time faculty member, including office hours. The successful applicant will be expected to provide instruction in entry-level English courses, including Developmental Writing, College Writing I and II, Technical Writing, and World Literature.

Position Summary 

Adjunct faculty members may be required to use certain texts and meet certain parameters set by the Department of Languages and Communication. Adjunct instructors will also be required to include in their courses certain student assessment measures determined by the department, and to compile data on those assessment criteria.

Your application cannot be considered until all required documents have been received.

Minimum Qualifications 

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree in English or Rhetoric and Composition with outstanding teaching experience in developmental and lower-level English courses.
  • Ph.D. in English or Rhetoric and Composition which includes 18 graduate hours in English or Rhetoric and Composition.
  • Successful experience teaching non-traditional students in a post-secondary institution.

Preferred Qualifications 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills in multicultural settings.
  • Experience teaching writing in a computer-equipped classroom.
  • Experience developing and teaching online and/or hybrid courses, preferably on CANVAS.
  • Experience related to one or more of the following areas: ESL, learning communities, writing across the curriculum (WAC), writing in the disciplines.

Required License / Registration / Certification 

Work Schedule 

As required to meet the academic schedule.

Driving University Vehicle No

Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position.

EEO Statement 

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Physical Requirements Carrying, Sitting, Standing, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or Hear, Ability to communicate

Posting Number A796P

Position End Date (if temporary) 

Special Instructions to Applicants 

Submit a professional CV; letter of application outlining the applicant’s interest, qualifications, and experience for the position; contact information of three professional references and unofficial graduate transcripts. For additional information contact Robert Tinajero at [email protected]. Statement of teaching philosophy and dossier may also be requested. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the search is closed.

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