Part-Time Faculty Position in English and Communication Studies

New York, New York, United States
07 Jul 2022
17 Sep 2022
Part Time
Job Description:

The English and Communication Studies department is recruiting a pool of applicants for possible adjunct teaching positions in Communication Studies. Offerings in this area include EN 241 - Professional Speech Communication; EN 242 - Public Speaking; EN 245 - Intercultural Communication; EN 244 - Speech Dynamics in Group Communication; and EN 342 - Argumentation and Persuasion. Course descriptions are available in the online catalog:


Candidates should demonstrate professional experience and a scholarly record appropriate for teaching communication studies courses. PhD or ABD in Communication Studies or a closely related area is preferred. Candidates must have at least a Master's Degree, as well as thirty (30) additional and appropriate graduate credits and/or evidence of scholarly achievement, professional activities, and experience teaching similar courses at the college level. The requirement for the Master's Degree may be waived if the candidate is in a doctoral program in which the Master's Degree is not required, or if the proposed instructor has certification in a specific discipline.

Additional Information:

This is a part-time, adjunct teaching position beginning in [Spring 2022]. Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. The department will keep this posting open to create a pool of candidates for potential future adjunct assignments. The department will contact applicants whose qualifications fit our programmatic needs.

This position will be required to constantly read and comprehend, occasionally perform calculations, constantly verbally communicate, frequently analyze, and constantly write. The working conditions for this position will be any combination of the classroom, lab, and/or office space. Certain roles may be required to handle machinery and chemicals. The physical requirement for this position will require occasional sitting, constant standing, occasional bending, frequent walking, and occasionally lifting 10 lbs. or less.

Link to FIT Benefits for Part-Time Faculty

Link to Salary Schedule (pg. 80)

Application Instructions:

The English and Communication Studies Department will contact persons in the pool whose credentials match our programmatic need.

For consideration, please provide:
  • Cover Letter (PDF format)
  • Curriculum Vitae (PDF format)
  • The names and contact information for three professional references.
  • Official University Transcripts will be requested at time of hire.

For more information about FIT, please visit FIT's website at:

FIT is firmly committed to creating an environment that will attract and retain people of diverse racial and cultural backgrounds. By providing a learning and working environment that encourages, utilizes, respects, and appreciates the full expression of every individual's ability, the FIT community fosters its mission and grows because of its rich, pluralistic experience. FIT is committed to prohibiting discrimination, whether based on race, national origin, gender, religion, ethnic background, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other criterion prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. FIT is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment, including the opportunity for upward mobility for all qualified individuals. Applications from minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged.

About Fashion Institute of Technology:

The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), part of the State University of New York and an internationally renowned college of art, design, business and technology with a strong emphasis on liberal arts, invites applications for an adjunct teaching position in the English and Communication Studies Department.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs