English Adjunct Instructor

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University of South Carolina



Posting Number TMP01194PO22

Job Code Title Instructor

Advertised Title English Adjunct Instructor

Campus Columbia

College/Division College of Arts and Sciences

Department CAS English

Salary $4,000 to $5,000 per course (determined by degree).

Location of Vacancy 

Part/Full Time Part Time

Hours per Week 10

Work Schedule 

10 hours to 40 hours per week (Note: Total hours contingent upon specific offer).

Job Search Category Temporary Faculty

About University of South Carolina 

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Inclusive Excellence StatementAt the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.

Advertised Job SummaryThe Department of English at the University of South Carolina invites applications for one-semester adjunct instructor positions. The teaching load will be 1 to 4 sections (10 to 40 hours per week) in our First-Year English program (Teaching English 101 and English 102) during the Fall 2022 semester. Appointments are for one semester, but have the possibility of being renewed.

QualificationsCandidates must hold a degree of M.A. or higher in English or a related field, completed by August 1, 2022. Preferred candidates will hold a terminal degree (a Ph.D. in English or an M.F.A.), and have a minimum of two years’ experience teaching English at the college level, with evidence of effectiveness.

Number of Vacancies 20

Desired Start Date 08/16/2022

Proposed End Date 12/31/2022

Job Open Date 06/16/2022

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled No

Special Instructions to ApplicantThis position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

Quicklink for Posting https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/122423

EEO Statement 

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender (including transgender), gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDs status, military status, national origin, pregnancy (false pregnancy, termination of pregnancy, childbirth, recovery therefrom or related medical conditions, breastfeeding), race, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other bases under federal, state, local law, or regulations.

Safety/Security Sensitive or Requires a CDL No

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential

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