Full Time Faculty - English Composition (Fall 2023, Tenure Track)

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Full Time Faculty - English Composition (Fall 2023, Tenure Track)


The College of DuPage is a comprehensive community college located 27 miles west of downtown Chicago, vitally connected to our local area for over 50 years. We prepare students for a lifelong passion for learning on our 273-acre campus which is home to nine associate degrees and a wide variety of professional and technical certificates. Many of these credentials prepare students to seamlessly articulate into the baccalaureate programs of our higher education partner institutions.

College of DuPage is committed to student success and values an inclusive and welcoming community environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workforce. Our connection to the larger metropolitan area is essential to our success and provides a wealth of diverse cultural and recreational opportunities.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

College of DuPage seeks two full-time faculty members to each English Composition courses with the potential to teach in our English Programs: Creative Writing, Film, Literature, and Writing Studies starting August 2023.

Our English Programs at COD offer students a robust variety of courses and award-winning certificates in creative writing, film, literature, linguistics, rhetoric and writing, professional writing, and developmental reading and writing. Our composition courses focus on rhetoric and writing in 21st century contexts. Students can expect to learn how to best navigate a multitude of writing and rhetorical situations that they will face in college and beyond. We work to make writing a real-world, authentic skill, applicable beyond academics.

We are actively seeking innovative, collaborative colleagues who regularly examine their pedagogy and practices in order to foster more equitable, accessible, and inclusive student learning.

Faculty duties include classroom instruction, assessment, curriculum development, advising students, professional inquiry, committee work and engaging with instructional technology.

Teaching assignments may include various delivery modes, such as face-to-face, on-line, hybrid and/or blended formats during days, evenings and weekends.





  • Master's degree in English or Composition/Rhetoric or Master's degree in related discipline with 18 graduate credit hours in English or Composition/Rhetoric
  • Teaching experience in Higher Education required. Teaching experience in a community college preferred.


Competitive starting salaries are dependent on education and experience. College of DuPage also offers a generous benefits plan.

To apply please submit your electronic application, unofficial transcripts, current curriculum vita, a cover letter including a list of three references, and a Teaching Statement. Applications accepted until 11:59 p.m. CST, January 3, 2023.

The Teaching Statement must include the candidate's anticipated contributions to College of DuPage related to academic quality and student success and meet a 2-page limit.

A teaching demonstration will be required at interview.

This position requires a pre-employment background and drug screen.

College of DuPage is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity and creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

College of DuPage does not discriminate against individuals in employment opportunities, programs and/or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, veterans' status, marital status, disability, military status, unfavorable discharge from military service, or on any other basis protected by law.

To apply, visit https://cod.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/requisition/959?c=cod

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