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Requisition ID:  10741

Instructor Clinical Visiting

Position Summary

The Department of English at Purdue University is seeking up to three visiting clinical instructors to teach Purdue’s first-year writing courses for Introductory Composition in Fall 2020 and Spring 2021. Courses may include mainstream versions of English 106 (Composition) and English 108 (Accelerated Composition), as well as specialized sections that serve multilingual writers or learning communities. 


The load is seven courses for the year (likely 3/4). This Visiting Clinical Instructor of English position is a one-year appointment for the 2020-2021 academic year, beginning August 2020.


Salary is $40,000 for the academic year. This is a full-time, temporary (one year) position that includes benefits.


For more information about our courses and program, please see https://cla.purdue.edu/academic/english/icap/


Minimum of a Master’s degree in English, Communication, or related discipline. PhD preferred. Experience teaching introductory composition at the college level required. Experience teaching multilingual composition a plus but not required.

Application Process

Review of complete application files will begin immediately and continue until all positions are filled.


Questions to Professor Johnson-Sheehan, the Director of ICaP, are welcome: rjohnso@purdue.edu. All applications will be acknowledged.


Purdue University’s Department of English is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement.  Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate the values diversity and inclusion. 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.