City University of Seattle USA: English Composition in Seattle, Washington

USA: English Composition

Category:Part-Time Teaching Faculty

Locations:Seattle, WA

Posted:Apr 16, '18



About City University of Seattle:

City University of Seattle is a private, nonprofit institution of higher education. Its mission is to change lives for good by offering high quality and relevant lifelong education to anyone with the desire to learn. CityU cares about students, learning and opportunities.

Job Description:


Part-time Teaching Faculty at CityU have three key responsibilities:

  • Striving for excellence in teaching and learning,

  • Fostering student development, and

  • Maintaining currency in their profession.

Course Description:English Composition:This course enhances and further develops the skills necessary for effective academic writing. Students will learn how to develop ideas to guide their research and to think critically when finding and using sources to write well-documented academic papers. Students learn how to use ideas from sources as evidence in essays and longer research papers. This course addresses research strategies, audience analysis, and bibliographic style, as well as organizational skills for writing the well-constructed, researched, and written college paper. In order to fulfill the College Composition requirement, students must achieve a minimum grade of 2.0 in the designated College Composition course.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • A master's degree is required.

  • Professional experience in a related field is required.

  • Ability to work in a team oriented system, deal effectively with professional staff, other part-time faculty, adult and culturally diverse students.

  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from students, staff members and Faculty/Program Coordinator.

  • Ability to effectively present information in writing and orally to students, staff, faculty and university management.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products.

  • Online and internet experience and access required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience using Blackboard Academic Suite with templated course content.

  • Experience in higher education setting with a diverse, global audience.

  • Instructional experience in research.

  • Demonstrated ability to provide a learning experience that links application with formal learning and adult learning theory.

Additional Information:

Candidate must be able to teach online and face-to-face in alternate locations including Seattle, Everett, Renton, and international.

Salary Information:

The Part-time Teaching Faculty salary is based on the level of course (graduate, undergraduate, doctoral) and the number of course credits (1-5).

Application Instructions:

City University of Seattle accepts applictions through this online process only. For consideration, please submit a complete application packet. A complete appliction is one that includes:

  • Application

  • Cover letter (Please include information about your qualitative and/or quantitative research experience.)

  • Resume

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City University of Seattle is allowed to employ only individuals who are eligible to work in the United States or Canada. We are continuously working to build a diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourage inquiries from all qualified individuals interested in becoming part of the CityU team, including those with international or cross-cultural experience. Equal opportunity employer.