Adjunct Faculty – Research and Writing

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Position Description

The Washington Center is seeking to hire an Adjunct Faculty member to teach one section of Research and Writing for a cohort of students participating in the U.S.-Panama Competitiveness and Innovation Program during Fall 2018. 

The Course will meet once a week (likely Tuesday or Thursday) for three hours in the evening (6:30-9:30).  This program will have 15 highly motivated students from Panamanian universities upper-level undergraduates and beginning graduate students).  Students in the program typically speak English as a second language, but with advanced intermediate to high levels of proficiency. 

Ideally, the course would support students through the process of completing a research paper on a topic of their own choosing within the areas of the program’s interests.  This would include development of a proposal, identifying resources in the Washington, D.C. arena, first and final drafts, and development of a presentation of research and findings. 

Required qualifications to teach include a Master’s Degree in an appropriate discipline and relevant experience guiding research writing.  Applications will be considered immediately. 

To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV or resume, sample syllabi, and course evaluations (if available) to faculty@twc.edu