Job Posting

Adjunct Faculty-Business & Professional Writing


Position Type:

  • Part Time
  • Faculty

Location:

  • London Correctional Institute

Franklin University, located in Columbus, Ohio, is seeking part-time adjunct faculty to teach an undergraduate Business & Professional Writing course as part of our prison education program located in College Hall at the London Correctional Institute (LoCI) in London, Ohio.  This 12-week course will be taught in a face-to-face format beginning with our Fall 2021 term. Classes are typically held one night per week but there is flexibility in when the course can be offered. The successful applicant will receive training on how to interact with inmates.

This is an intermediate composition course focusing on writing for business and professional purposes. Students will review the writing conventions commonly expected within business and professional environments, as well as strategies for analyzing rhetorical situations within those environments. Coursework includes analysis, revision, and research exercises, as well as substantial practice in composing business correspondence. The final project is an extensive, researched business proposal developed in stages and presented to the class. Students will be encouraged to relate course materials to their major programs and workplace experiences.

Minimum qualifications include a Master’s degree in composition and rhetoric, organizational communication, or a closely related field; or a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in composition pedagogy, organizational communication, rhetorical theory and practice, or English language literacy; or a Master’s or terminal degree in a business-related field and certification in teaching business composition and rhetoric from a writing program at an accredited college or university.  In addition, two years of teaching business communication (including short and long forms of written communication) to adult learners (traditional or non-traditional) in a writing program at an accredited college or university is required. Excellent teaching evaluations and previous teaching experience are also required.

Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

About Franklin University

Founded in 1902, Franklin University has built its reputation on removing barriers to higher education for ambitious adults who must balance their educational goals with other commitments. Accredited and nonprofit, Franklin has earned its long-standing reputation as an innovator in online education. The University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master’s and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. From entrepreneurs to CEOs, more than 50,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work.

Franklin University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Franklin does not discriminate on the basis of age, religion, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, disability, or veteran or military status.