Adjunct instructors needed to support English department programs. Positions are temporary and filled on an as needed basis.
MA in English, with two years experience teaching at the college or university level. On the rare occasion, long-term work expertise may qualify an applicant for this position.
MFA in Creative Writing or PhD in English with two years experience teaching at the college or university level.
Full Time/Part Time
Application materials are solicited on an ongoing basis to ensure we have a strong talent pool to source from in the event of a vacancy.
Application materials must be submitted online at www.umkc.edu/jobs.Applicants must combine all application materials (personal letter of interest with accompanying curriculum vitae and a list of references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).
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The Department of English Language and Literature, is home to a vibrant community of award-winning faculty and students. The department's commitment to excellence in teaching and research is supported by extraordinary campus and community resources, which provide a unique range of learning experiences. The Department offers programs of study that lead to the BA, MA, MFA, and Ph. D. degrees.
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