Teaching Specialist, Writing and FRST Year Studies (One-year Sabbatical, NTTP, Starts 09/01/23)

Stockton University
May 15, 2023
Galloway, OH
Job Type


Stockton University is ranked among the top public universities in the Northeast with more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as continuing education opportunities. The University, one hour from Philadelphia and two hours from New York City, offers unique living and learning environments throughout southern New Jersey, including the 1,600-acre Galloway campus in the Pinelands National Reserve and Stockton University Atlantic City, located in the University District, just steps from the beach and the iconic Atlantic City Boardwalk. Additional locations include Hammonton, Manahawkin and Woodbine. As a public university, Stockton provides an environment for excellence to a diverse student body, including those from underrepresented populations, through an interdisciplinary approach to liberal arts, sciences, and professional education. Founded in 1969, Stockton held its first classes in 1971. The University's commitment to cultural diversity and its welcoming and vibrant community makes Stockton a great place to learn and work! Learn more about the many reasons to choose Stockton at www.Stockton.edu.

Faculty and Staff are committed to support Stockton University's commitment to diversity and strong student-centered vision and mission.

Successful candidates will be required to show proof of their COVID-19 vaccine status prior to their start date. Religious or Medical waivers may be requested at the time of employment offer.

This is an in-person on campus, non-remote position. For the 2022-2023 academic year, the University has implemented a pilot program allowing employees to work either a compressed 4-day work week with extended workdays or may work from home one day a week. Participation is subject to Divisional Executive approval depending on operational need.

Teaching Specialist, Writing and FRST Year Studies (One-year Sabbatical, NTTP, Starts 09/01/23)
Galloway - Main Campus, New Jersey, United States
School of General Studies
Faculty Full-time
Opened on: Apr 18 2023

Location: Galloway - Main Campus

Department: School of General Studies

Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience and is accompanied by an extremely competitive University benefits package

Brief Job Overview/Summary

Stockton University in New Jersey seeks applications for a full-time Non-Tenure Track Teaching faculty member in Writing and First-Year Studies. This position begins September 1st, 2023 and is a one-year appointment as a sabbatical replacement. The successful candidate will join core faculty housed in the School of General Studies in teaching first-year writing courses, including especially our course for students who may benefit from extra support, as part of an innovative, University-wide First-Year Studies program. Our program's new outcomes focus on developing rhetorical knowledge and practice, developing and engaging in a writing process, and engaging in a research process. Successful candidates can also teach other courses for our interdisciplinary writing minor. Successful candidates may also have the opportunity to teach interdisciplinary general education courses in the university-wide curriculum.

Descriptions of Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Offer FRST 1101, College Writing, a core writing course, and other courses including potentially for the writing minor or in the interdisciplinary General Studies curriculum
  • Teach four courses per semester
  • Provide service to the University, community and/or profession
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Dean of General Studies and/or the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Support Stockton University's diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission

Required Qualifications

  • MA or MFA degree in relevant discipline (e.g., composition/rhetoric/argument, historical/literary/cultural studies, creative writing, philosophy, communications, etc.)
  • Relevant experience teaching writing to first-year college students or similar populations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience and/or interest in teaching underserved populations, or through anti-racist/social justice-oriented pedagogies

Screening Information:
Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

How to Apply:
To apply please visit https://employment.stockton.edu or click the "Apply" button.Only electronic documents will be accepted. Please complete the online application and include three professional references in addition to the following required documents. All required documents (Microsoft Word of PDF) must be submitted in order for your application to move forward.

  • A letter of interest describing qualifications and accomplishments
  • Current resume or curriculum vitae
  • Unofficial Graduate transcripts
  • Teaching philosophy statement (1 page)


Please note:

  • Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Stockton University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (including, but not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities. Please visit http://www.stockton.edu/affirmative_action for information on Stockton's Equal Opportunity and Institutional Compliance processes. The University provides reasonable accommodations as appropriate. An applicant may request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process by contacting Bart Musitano, Manager for University Pensions and Benefits within the Office of Human Resources (Main Campus, J-115) at 609-652-4384, Monday-Friday between 8:00am - 5:00pm.
  • All offers of employment are contingent upon a favorable background check, which may include social intelligence from a consumer reporting agency.
  • In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees (faculty exempt) are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
  • Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes Statistics Act (Clery Act), prospective employees may access Stockton's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASFSR) at https://www.stockton.edu/police/crime-statistics.html. The ASFSR contains the previous three years of reported Clery Act crime statistics, fire safety information and information regarding campus and personal safety. Paper copies of the report are available at the Stockton University Police Department, building 71, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway Township, NJ, or call 609-652-4390, to request that a copy be sent via postal mail.


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