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First Year Writing Adjunct

San Diego
Closing date
16 Apr 2023

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First Year Writing Adjunct

Posting #: 450
Position Status: Part-time temporary
Location: San Diego
Position Type: Faculty, College of Arts and Sciences

University Description:

The University of San Diego, a contemporary and engaged Roman Catholic institution, was founded by the Diocese of San Diego and the Society of the Sacred Heart in 1949. Governed by an independent board of trustees since 1972, USD remains committed toa liberal arts education grounded in the Catholic intellectual tradition and the pursuit of truth, goodness and beauty. Inspired by this centuries old tradition of Catholic higher education, the University welcomes people of all faith traditions and any, or no, religious background. The future success of USD relies on the contributions of those who seek to foster the development of engaged global citizens and an earnest confrontation of humanity's urgent challenges.

Job Description:

The Writing Program at the University of San Diego is accepting applications for adjunct faculty positions to teach First Year Writing (FYW). Applicants will be accepted on an ongoing basis and will be contacted as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities - include, but are not limited to:

• Teaching FYW classes, participating in faculty workshops at the beginning of each semester
• Holding regular office hours

Preferred Qualifications:

• Preference will be given to candidates with a Master's Degree or higher with experience teaching academic writing, rhetoric, and composition at the college level.
• Experience teaching preparatory writing and non-native speakers of English is also highly desired.

Special conditions of employment:

The University of San Diego is requiring all employees to follow our Covid-19 vaccine requirement process.

Background check: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.

Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes.

The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.

The University of San Diego is a smoking and tobacco-free campus. For more information, visit

Advertised: March 09, 2023 Pacific Standard Time
Applications close: Open until filled

Notice of Availability: In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (the Clery Act), the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at This report is published by October 1st of each year and includes current institutional policies and procedures concerning campus safety and security; fire safety and evacuation policies; sexual misconduct and relationship violence reporting and response stands and protocols; and crime and fire statistics for the three previous calendar years. To request a paper copy, please contact the Clery Act Compliance Manager via email at">, by calling (619) 260-4768, or in-person in the Hughes Administration Center, room 150.

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