1. Master’s degree in English or closely-relate field from an accredited institution.
  2. Strong commitment to the classroom.
  3. Ability to work successfully with diverse populations in the regional university setting.


  1. Successful teaching experience at the college level.
  2. Interest in computer-enhanced composition instruction.
  3. Demonstrated potential in research and publication.


  1. Teach up to three freshman composition courses per semester
  2. Teach other courses for which qualified when assigned.

Rank and Salary: Adjunct Instructor.

Application Deadline: Applications are considered until the position is filled. 

To Apply:  Send materials listed to:

                                Dr. Kendrick Prewitt, Chair
                                Department of English and History
                                UWA Station 22
                                Livingston, AL 35470

The following materials must be submitted for the application to be considered complete:

  1. A cover letter.
  2. A current resume or curriculum vitae.
  3. Transcripts of all college work.  (Unofficial transcripts will suffice for the application; official transcripts must be submitted immediately upon employment.)
  4. The phone number and email address of three current professional references (letters may be requested at a later date).

Materials may also be emailed to kprewitt@uwa.edu.

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation, including information obtained from social media and other internet sources.

The University of West Alabama does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, hearing status, personal appearance, color, sex, pregnancy, political affiliation, creed, ethnicity, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability (including perceived disability), age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other protected category under applicable local, state, or federal law, including protections for those opposing discrimination or participating in any grievance process on campus, with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or other human rights agencies.

AA/EO Employer.

Minority applications encouraged.