Manhattan College – First-Year Composition Adjunct Faculty Position

Part-Time (Adjunct) Faculty Job Advertisement

Fall 2018

Manhattan College seeks part-time faculty to teach in the First Year Composition Program.  2/2 annual course load composed of First Year Composition courses plus minor administrative, planning, and development responsibilities.  M.A./M.F.A. in English or Rhetoric and Composition with demonstrated experience teaching composition required; Ph.D. and a record of publication preferred.


The qualified applicants will teach in the English department’s First Year Composition program, teaching personal, critical, and research writing through self-selected themes.  Responsibilities include:


  • Attendance at two (2) programmatic/professional development meetings
  • Assistance with program assessment and development
  • Assistance with Writing Across the Curriculum committee work as it pertains to the First Year Composition program
  • Service on First Year Composition student writing awards and/or First Year Composition student outcomes assessment


Pay is highly competitive.  Please send letter of application and CV (with at least two references) ONLY by email to Adam Koehler ( Letters should be addressed to Dr. Adam Koehler, Director of Composition, Department of English, Manhattan College, 4513 Manhattan College Parkway, Riverdale, NY 10471.  Applications acknowledged by email.


Manhattan College is an independent Catholic coeducational institution in the Lasallian tradition. We expect our faculty, administration, and staff to be knowledgeable about our mission and to make a positive contribution to that mission.

Manhattan College welcomes applications from women, members of minority groups and those attracted to a college with a Catholic identity. An AA/EO employer M/F/D/V.

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I teach Shakespeare and the blue humanities at St. John's in New York City.

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