University of South Florida Department of English

Visiting Instructor

Department: English/0-1223-000
College/Division: Arts and Sciences
Salary Plan: Faculty
Hiring Salary/Salary Range: $40,000/annual

The Department of English at the University of South Florida seeks to hire multiple 9-month, full-time, non-tenure earning visiting instructors to start August 7, 2020. Teaching load 4/4 and renewable for up to 3 years. Teaching responsibilities will primarily be in Professional and Technical Communication, First Year Composition and Introduction to Literature. Courses are capped at 19 students. Salary is $40,000.

Qualifications (Education & Experience):
Minimum Qualifications:
Ph.D. or related terminal degree from an accredited institution by start date, minimum three years’ experience teaching writing at the post-secondary level. Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Instructor.

Preferred Qualifications:Ph.D. or related terminal degree from accredited institution by start date, minimum three years’ experience teaching or training Technical Communication, and Professional Writing at the post-secondary level. Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of instructor.

Information for Applicants
This position is subject to a Level 1 criminal background check.
Job Opening Number: 24755
Posting Date: 03/10/2020
Posting End Date: 03/30/2020

How To Apply:
Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, diversity statement, and a list of three references (must be in one attachment and named as last name). Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. Apply online at for Job ID 24755. Deadline for applications is March 30, 2020. 

Equal Employment Opportunity
Conclusion of this search is subject to final budget approval. According to Florida Law, applications and meetings regarding them are open to the public. USF is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access institution. For disability accommodations, contact Debra Garcia at a minimum of five working days in advance.

Work Location
Campus map and location overview: USF - Tampa Campus

About USF
The University of South Florida, established in 1956 and located in Tampa, is a high-impact global research university dedicated to student success. The USF System includes three separately accredited institutions: USF, USF St. Petersburg and USF Sarasota-Manatee. Serving more than 50,000 students, the USF System has an annual budget of $1.8 billion and an annual economic impact of $4.4 billion. USF ranks in the top 30 nationally for research expenditures among public universities, according to the National Science Foundation. In 2018, the Florida Board of Governors designated USF as a Preeminent State Research University, placing USF in the most elite category among the state’s 12 public universities. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.

Working at USF
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Contact Information

Debra Garcia, Academic Services Administrator
4202 E. Fowler Ave
CPR 358
Contact Phone: 
(813) 974-9463
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