Part-time Lecturer, Professional Writing Program, University of Maryland

The Professional Writing Program (PWP), Department of English, University of Maryland, has several part-time openings for Spring ’08 primarily at our Shady Grove campus in Rockville, Maryland.

These courses are upper-level professional writing courses. Preferred candidates will have solid teaching experience, either at the college level or as professional trainers. In particular, we are interested in individuals with a background in rhetoric, science or business.

The spring semester begins January 28, 2008. Per section stipends are $3,820 or $4,140, depending on degree, and we offer full-time benefits to all adjunct faculty teaching two or more sections per semester. Information about PWP is available on our website, (note that the “For Instructors” section of the site is password protected).

Interested persons should contact us directly and immediately with letters of application, current CVs or resumes, copies of a syllabus for a previously taught related writing course (if available), and a professional writing sample. These documents may be attached to an email sent to:

Lea Chartock, Acting Director, The Professional Writing Program,
Grace Crussiah, Administrative Coordinator,

The application package may also be mailed in hard copy to the address below.
Lea Chartock, Acting Director, Professional Writing Program, Department of English, The University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742

Thank you for your interest.

Lea Chartock, 301 405 3760,

Application Deadline:
Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. We expect to begin the hiring process in early November and would like to have all openings filled by December 18.