Adjunct Position in Composition and Writing

The American University in Bulgaria is searching for adjunct faculty to support the teaching needs of the Department of Literature and Theatre in the area of composition.

We are looking for someone who will be a devoted teacher of composition and writing.

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching two or three undergraduate course sections each semester in the areas of Exposition and Academic Writing. Additionally, there may be opportunities to teach other writing-based courses, subject to the needs of the department.

We are looking for someone who will be empathetic towards the needs of our students. The composition courses are included in our Foundation program, which means they attract a diverse group of students. Students range from those with a keen interest in writing and literature to those majoring in varied fields such as business, mathematics, media studies, marketing, politics, and history.

This position is part-time and begins in early September 2024.

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • proficiency in teaching undergraduate composition;
  • empathy for students who struggle with writing and composition;
  • passion for teaching;
  • strong communication skills;
  • master’s degree or MFA;
  • fluency in English;
  • a collegial disposition.

To apply, please send an application form (available here), cover letter, CV, and other relevant supporting materials to [email protected].

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

These positions are subject to funding approval.