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English Adjunct Faculty

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Work type: Faculty (Part Time or Adjunct)
Location: Marion, IN
Categories: Adjunct Faculty

Job Title: English Adjunct Faculty

Reporting Relationship:  Chair, Division of Modern Language & Literature

Unit: IWU-Marion

Department: English / Writing

Campus Location: Elder Hall on the Marion, Indiana campus of IWU

Summary of Position:    The English adjunct at Indiana Wesleyan University would have the opportunity to teach 1-3 sections of ENG 120: Research Writing on the Marion campus. This composition course is part of our general education package and is required of all students. Ideal candidates will show evidence of personal faith in Jesus Christ, full agreement with the Wesleyan perspective, and a commitment to liberal learning as well as a fully integrated life of faith and work, embracing God’s purpose individually and collaboratively.

The Division of Modern Language and Literature provides critical leadership in reading, writing, literature, and languages for the College of Arts and Sciences on the Marion campus. The Division has 8 full-time faculty members and several adjunct faculty members. It offers seven majors (English, English Education, Spanish, Spanish Education, TESOL, TESOL Education, and Writing) and five minors (English, Spanish, TESOL, World Languages, and Writing).

Start date will be August 2023.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The English adjunct should expect to teach 1-3 sections of English composition (ENG 120: Research Writing)
  • Attend training/workshop sessions on composition curriculum as well as on the Learning Management System
  • Depending on need and applicant’s background and expertise, other teaching opportunities may be available

Qualifications: According to Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.


• Master of Arts in English or a minimum of 18 hours of graduate level coursework in English


• Teaching experience at the high school or college level

Required Skills

• Able to use and incorporate technology in the classroom and online learning platforms
• Committed to creating a student-centered classroom environment

Diversity Statement

IWU commits to create a community that reflects kingdom diversity. We will foster an intentional environment that exhibits honor, respect, and dignity. Acknowledging visible or invisible differences, our community authentically values each member’s earthly and eternal worth. We refute ignorance and isolation and embrace deliberate and courageous engagement.


As a religious educational institution operating under the auspices of The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (42 U.S.C., Sections 2000e-1 and 2000e-2).

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.


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