Adjunct Faculty - English



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Urbana University is seeking adjunct faculty members to teach Business & Professional Writing in a face-to-face format beginning January 7, 2020 through April 30, 2020. Course sections are offered on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9:30 am – 11:15 am and Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:00 pm – 1:45 pm.

Business & Professional Writing - ENG 205: This is an intermediate composition course focusing on writing for business and professional purposes. Students will review the writing conventions commonly expected within business and professional environments, as well as strategies for analyzing rhetorical situations within those environments. Coursework includes analysis, revision, and research exercises, as well as substantial practice in composing business correspondence. The final project is an extensive, researched business proposal developed in stages and presented to the class. Students will be encouraged to relate course materials to their major programs and workplace experiences.

Minimum qualifications include a Master’s degree in rhetoric and composition, or organizational communications; or a Master’s degree in a closely related field with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in composition pedagogy, organizational communication, rhetorical theory and practice, or English language literacy. Prior teaching experience is preferred. In order to be considered for these positions, you must have daytime availability.

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Founded in 1850, Urbana University serves more than 1800 students from around the world from its 128 acre campus nestled in the historic city of Urbana, Ohio. Known for innovative academic programs that feature personal attention from faculty, the University offers more than 30 undergraduate programs and several graduate degrees, delivering course work in class, online, or a combination of both. Blue Knights athletics includes 15 NCAA Division II sports along with intercollegiate bowling, cheerleading, and shooting sports.

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