Adjunct - English Language & Literature
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Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Benedictine University is seeking qualified adjuncts for the 2022-2023 academic year to teach courses in American and British literature. Fall 2022 course openings include courses in African-American literature and 19th century literature. Courses will be held in person and are capped at 25 students.
Candidates should have a Masters or better in relevant field, Ph.D. is preferred. Experience teaching literature is required.
Please submit a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae (CV), and contact information for three professional references.
Candidates who are offered an adjunct faculty position at Benedictine University must present Official Transcripts and CV in order to be considered for the position, and must present them to Human Resources before the position starts.
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