Adjunct Faculty – English



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Job description

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Instructional, Temporary, Exempt , Contract Position

The SVSU English Department seeks qualified instructors to teach one or more courses in Fall 2023 and/or Winter 2024. Possible courses include introductory composition, developmental writing, developmental reading, and General Education courses in writing and in literature. Instructors must be available for in-person, on-campus teaching.

Master’s degree in English (or closely related field).

Teaching experience in either high school or college English courses strongly preferred.

About SVSU:

Saginaw Valley State University is a comprehensive university with more than 100 programs of study for its nearly 8,000 students. Located on a suburban campus in Michigan’s Great Lakes Bay Region, SVSU is committed to a supportive and empowering environment for students, faculty and staff. For six consecutive years, SVSU has been recognized as a “Great College to Work For” (2016-2021).

SVSU emphasizes undergraduate teaching and learning, and community-based research. SVSU earned the Community Engagement classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, a distinction achieved by only 7 percent of U.S. colleges and universities. By their senior year, 84 percent of students have engaged with community employers and agencies in internships, field placements or some other component of their academic preparation.

SVSU is establishing itself as a leader in STEAM education for the Great Lakes Bay Region, partnering with businesses, foundations and school districts to improve students’ performance in math, science and the arts at the middle school, high school and university levels.

More than 70 percent of SVSU freshmen live on campus in student housing that has been rated No. 1 among public universities in the U.S. (2018-2021). SVSU fields 19 varsity sports at the NCAA Division II level. The average class size is 23 students. For more information, please visit our website


SVSU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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