Adjunct Instructor of Literature

Job Summary:

The Department of English seeks an adjunct instructor to teach one or more of the following courses in literature: ENG262—British Literature (a survey for majors); ENG360—World Clas-sics: European (general education), ENG365—Plays that Shaped the Western World (general education, online course), ENG465—Shakespeare: Plays and Performance (for advanced majors), or a theme-based course.

Primary Responsibilities:

The instructor will design a course based on the official catalog description for the course. Instructors are responsible for composing a syllabus, selecting textbooks, creating appropriate lesson plans and assignments, grading papers, holding regular office hours, and submitting both midterm and final grades.


Candidates should 1) hold at least a master’s degree in English Language and Literature; 2) share a commitment to excellence in teaching within a Christ-centered academic community; and 3) demonstrate a vital and growing Christian faith.


Adjunct faculty hold the rank of instructor and are hired on a per-course basis.

Contact Information:

Applicants must provide a complete application packet including: letter of application, the faculty application form, curriculum vitae, and unofficial transcripts of both undergraduate and graduate work (official transcripts will be required upon hiring). Please submit all application materials as pdf of Word files to: Dr. Warren Anderson ( and include the words “Adjunct Instructor of Literature” in the subject line.

Judson University has an established policy of equal academic and employment opportunity. This policy is applied to all qualified students, employees, and applicants for admission or employment, in all University programs and activities, without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, or military or veteran status.


Applications are actively sought; positions will remain open until filled.

About Judson University:

Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Judson is a comprehensive university of the liberal arts, sciences and professions that is committed to an evangelical expression of Christian faith and living. Judson offers four-year programs, degree-completion programs for non-traditional students, Master’s degrees in select fields and one doctoral degree. Judson’s 90-acre campus is located 40 miles northwest of Chicago on the banks of the Fox River in the city of Elgin, which boasts a growing local art scene. In this setting, the students, faculty and staff enjoy and support a rich sense of community-based in shared values of community service, social justice, and design excellence.