Adjunct Faculty, Writing Program Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

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Work type: Adjunct Faculty
Location: Denver, CO
Categories: Faculty

Position Summary
The Writing Program is accepting expressions of interest for faculty overload to teach courses in the 2022-2023 School Year (Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters). Adjunct positions are non-benefitted positions. Adjuncts will be teaching WRIT 1122 and 1133. Based on hiring practices of the past five years, we we anticipate hiring between two to four adjunct faculty to teach throughout the academic year.
Adjuncts and faculty would be expected to follow course goals and features available at & 
Required Qualifications 
  • M.A. degree in Composition or Rhetoric, or ABD or terminal degree in Writing Studies or related fields.
Application Deadline 
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. 
Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Please submit questions to Joe Ponce at
Course Rate 
$4,360 per course 
The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, available market information, and course enrollment, but not based on a candidate’s sex or any other protected status. 


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Please include the following documents with your application:
  1. CV
  2. Cover Letter that discusses your experiences teaching first year writing and your preparation. Please describe your course designs and approaches, along with the coursework, theories, or research that shape your thinking.
  3. Names and contact information for three references. 

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All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

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