Adjunct English Instructor

Hood College   Frederick, MD   Contract     Education
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Posted on July 16, 2021

Adjunct – English Instructor





The Department of English and Communication Arts at Hood College seeks experienced adjunct instructors in English composition for the 2021-2022 academic year.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


  • Under the general direction of the Writing Center Director and English Department Chair, adjunct instructors will teach two 4-credit ENGL 100 sections a semester.
  • This intensive course in expository writing for first-year students emphasizes the fundamentals of grammar, sentence structure, paragraph construction, and academic essay writing.
  • Learning involves three methods of instruction: classroom discussion, a writing laboratory, and tutorial conferences.


Education and/or Experience


  • Master’s or PhD in English or Rhetoric and Composition (or related discipline) and previous experience teaching composition at the college level required.
  • We seek a candidate who values diversity, equity and inclusion in all that they do. Candidates must have strong organizational skills and a proven ability to work collaboratively across departments and disciplines.

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To Apply


  • We invite qualified candidates to apply on-line via our electronic application,, which requires submission of a cover letter, résumé and three professional references.
  • If you need assistance with the on-line application process, please email or call (301) 696-3592.


Hood College is committed to diversity in its faculty and staff and subscribes to a policy of hiring only individuals legally eligible to work in the United States.  EOE/AAP/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer

Hood College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, disability, religion, or age in recruitment, admission and access to, or treatment, or employment in its programs, services, benefits, or activities as required by applicable laws including Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodation for disabled applicants and students. Inquiries about discrimination or reasonable accommodation should be referred to the Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator at Alumnae Hall, 401 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD. 21701 (AD 312), (301) 696-3592.  For complete information on Hood College’s nondiscrimination policy, please visit