Adjunct Faculty - Non-Fiction Writing (graduate level)

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490.656 - Nonfiction Techniques

490.670 - Nonfiction Workshop

490.665 - Combined Workshop and Readings in Memoir

490.690 - Travel Writing Workshop

Institution Description:

The Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) is a division of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University (JHU). As the nation's oldest and one of the most prestigious research universities, Johns Hopkins offers high-quality master's degrees and post-baccalaureate education to students in the mid-Atlantic region and online. In addition to the online programs, AAP also offers master's degrees and graduate certificate programs at its Washington, DC Center, Montgomery County Campus and at the Homewood campus in Baltimore, MD. AAP enrolls almost 5,000 students each academic year. JHU is committed to hiring candidates who, through their teaching and service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Position Description:

The Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) division seeks non-tenure track adjunct faculty to teach the online nonfiction writing courses 490.656 - Nonfiction Techniques, 490.670 - Nonfiction Workshop, 490.665 - Combined Workshop and Readings in Memoir, and 490.690 - Travel Writing Workshop in the MA in Writing Program. Opportunities to teach these already-developed courses will begin in Summer 2020. The MA in Writing Program is a craft-based program with students in the fiction and nonfiction concentrations. Of particular interest are candidates who have experience engaging students from diverse backgrounds.


Minimum Qualifications:

An advanced degree in Nonfiction Writing or in a relevant field, such as Journalism, English, or Creative Writing, with a master's degree at minimum
1-3 years teaching experience in Nonfiction Writing, Creative Writing, or Journalism
1-3 publications (electronic or print) of original nonfiction in books, journals, magazines or newspapers
Preferred Qualifications:

A terminal degree in Nonfiction Writing or in a relevant field, such as Journalism, English, or Creative Writing
1-3 years of graduate level experience teaching Nonfiction Writing, Journalism or Creative Writing
Online teaching experience
The background to teach a wide variety of courses, including nonfiction workshops and techniques courses and reading courses that include both fiction and nonfiction.
Application Instructions

Application Instructions:

The position will remain open until filled.

Candidates must submit the following:

Cover letter
Curriculum vitae
Teaching statement, including your approach to teaching an online nonfiction workshop
Teaching evaluations for three most recently taught courses if applicant has teaching experience.
References upon request
The selected candidates will be expected to undergo a background check and to submit proof of educational attainment.