Instructor and Coordinator of Composition and Student Support



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Job description

Springfield IL

The Capital Scholars Honors Program (CSHP) at the University of Illinois Springfield seeks an energetic, creative, and student-centered person to fill the position (9-month, non-tenure track) of Instructor and Coordinator of Composition and Student Support. The successful candidate will coordinate the freshman honors composition sequence by leading a team of composition instructors; designing curriculum; coordinating honors student support; planning field trips to enhance the curriculum; editing the UIS Honors online journal; and teaching two courses per semester. Assistance with student advising is expected along with other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Minimum Education and Work Experience:
Minimum qualifications include a Master’s degree in English, Composition or Writing Instruction, or Interdisciplinary Studies with a writing focus. Experience teaching writing courses and interdisciplinary coursework along with curriculum development. Strong interpersonal skills, experience with traditional-age college students, experience with team teaching and/or collaboration. Preferred qualifications include a Master’s degree plus significant experience in interdisciplinary composition, assessment, and honors-level teaching/support.

Position will involve some evening and weekend work. Review of applications will begin November 12th. Anticipated start date is August 16, 2019.

How to apply

To apply, please submit a letter of application explaining your interest in the position and qualifications, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of at least three current references. Applications must be submitted online at

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