Adjunct Instructor of English


Adjunct Instructor of English

Drew University is seeking an Adjunct Instructor in the English Department to teach a 100-level course in US Multi-Ethnic Literature in the Fall 2019 Semester. 

Key Responsibilities

The adjunct instructor will teach the course which meets twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays, from 11:50am until 1:05pm. The course was conceived as a broad introduction to the variety of literature being written by writers of color from the US, exploring struggles over racism, patriarchy, violence, injustice, and immigration, with special attention to the ways in which race, ethnicity, class, gender, and sexuality intersect.


  • Recent PhDs and ABD graduate students with a specialization in this field are welcome to apply
  • Teaching experience at the college level preferred


To apply, submit the following materials to Please include your name in the subject. Please apply as soon as possible. Semester starts August 26, 2019.

  • Cover letter 
  • CV/Resume
  • Contact information of 3 professional references

About Drew University:

Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded,186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 disciplines.

Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center. Drew also recently received a multi-year grant to transform teaching and learning in the humanities by incorporating emerging digital technologies, methods, and pedagogies.

To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, a successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. These positions are subject to a background check.