Adjunct Faculty – Writing Instructors (Multiple Openings)


The Division of General Education at Eastern Nazarene College, a four-year Christian liberal arts college on Boston’s south shore, invites candidates interested in teaching college courses in writing and reading to join our pool of adjunct instructors. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success in the classroom by developing and using effective teaching strategies and emphasizing study skills that meet students’ diverse needs and engage students in critical thinking and problem-solving. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate teaching excellence, a strong commitment to mentoring students, and a desire for serving in the context of an urban Christian liberal arts institution in the Wesleyan tradition.

  • Type: Adjunct Faculty
  • Posting date: 06/18/2019
  • Responsibilities:

    Successful applicants will have the opportunity to provide instruction in a variety of courses, as positions become available. These courses include:

    1. CP100, Critical Writing and Speaking

    2. EN098, Writing for College

    3. EN099, Reading for College

  • Requirements:
    • Have a Master’s degree in a relevant field from an accredited college or university. Doctorate preferred.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques appropriate to teaching diverse student learners.
    • Experience teaching at the undergraduate level and mentoring students. Applicants with other kinds of relevant experience may also be considered.
    • Demonstrated ability in teaching developmental or foundational level reading and writing.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills and demonstrated ability to communicate with a diverse group of students and staff required.
    • Demonstrate a commitment to Christian faith which is in accord with the mission of Eastern Nazarene College and display a philosophy of Christian higher education consistent with the college’s Wesleyan tradition.
  • Application Deadline: Continuous
  • Start Date: To be determined based on course availability
  • How To Apply:

    Please submit your (1) curriculum vitae along with a (2) cover letter, (3) names of at least three references (two professional, one pastoral), (4) a philosophy of education, and a (5) statement of faith for consideration.

  • Name: Human Resources Director
  • Department: Human Resources
  • Address: Eastern Nazarene College, 23 E. Elm Avenue, Quincy, MA 02170
  • Phone: 617-745-3723
  • Email:

Eastern Nazarene College is a four-year Christian liberal arts college on Boston’s south shore. ENC offers a breadth of academic programs that prepare students to lead and serve in a diverse world by integrating the “best in education and the best in Christian faith.”  Applicants should be committed Christians and active in a local church. Preference in hiring is given to those with Wesleyan convictions and background, though qualified applicants from other Christian traditions will be considered as well.

Mission Statement

The mission of Eastern Nazarene College is to serve God, the Church, and the World by providing a quality liberal arts education to students of all ages. Consistent with its Wesleyan heritage, ENC seeks to create and maintain an environment which awakens and fosters truth, righteousness, justice and holiness as made possible by God’s transforming grace through Jesus Christ.

Vision Statement

Embracing its multicultural and urban environment, ENC prepares students to lead and serve in a diverse world by integrating “the best in education and the best in Christian faith”.

Lifestyle Guidelines

Our lifestyle guidelines reflect the “Articles of Faith and “Agreed Statement of Belief” of the Church of the Nazarene and the Mission Statement of Eastern Nazarene College. The premise of our lifestyle guidelines is to exemplify such personal, moral, and religious conduct as shall be above reproach. This lifestyle premise is for everyone working and living on campus: students, faculty, staff, and administration. This lifestyle premise is a rationale for desirable behavior and attitudes. To be in accord with the purposes and spirit of the College and with the doctrines and standards of the Church of the Nazarene, our lifestyle practices exclude: drinking alcoholic beverages, engaging in sexual acts with anyone other than your spouse, viewing pornographic and violent videos/movies, using illegal drugs or misuse of prescription drugs, participating in gambling, or using tobacco in any form. The College also asks employees to follow dress code guidelines. The College expects all employees to live by this lifestyle premise. We ask for an understanding of the need for lifestyle standards, a good spirit in keeping them, and cooperative efforts in improving them. As ENC employees, we ask that you consider the larger picture that what we do and how we do it reflects on ENC and affects other people as well as ourselves. Our desire is to glorify God in all our efforts.