Adjunct Faculty - English

English Department

Millikin University invites applicants for the position of Adjunct English Instructor for the 2023–2024 Academic Year. Adjuncts can expect to teach in our University Studies writing program, specifically EN 181: University Writing; other courses may be available to teach based on department need and adjunct qualifications.


Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:

  1. Teach courses, primarily EN 181, as assigned by the department.
  2. Maintain regular office hours to assist students. Respond in a timely fashion to student correspondence, including student e-mails.
  3. Assess student performance.
  4. Maintain a professional attitude with all students, faculty, and staff.


Qualifications: This position requires a Master’s, MFA or doctoral degree in English, literature, rhetoric/composition, or creative writing, along with a record of excellence teaching first-year writing. Candidates with a doctoral degree in rhetoric/composition or a related field and a record of teaching excellence may also be eligible to teach EN 281: Writing in the Disciplines.


Interested candidates should submit a cover letter detailing their suitability for this position, along with a CV and contact information of three professional references . Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until all required positions are filled. Employment and first day of work is contingent upon successful completion of a background check Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups in this field are encouraged to apply. Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Millikin University is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive.




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