Adjunct Lecturer of Rhetoric
Belmont Abbey College invites applications for adjuncts to teach Rhetoric, Logic, Grammar, and Writing I and
II and Communications Essentials in our Adult Degree Program both at our Charlotte Catholic campus location.
Applicants must have a Master's degree in English. Candidates whose professional experience, teaching and/or
research interests in the area of English or Rhetoric and Composition are preferred.
Communications Essentials (the college's basic writing course) and Rhetoric, Logic, Grammar, and Writing I and
II (the college's first-year writing sequence) focus on acquiring the communication skills needed to be well
educated, on learning classical rhetorical approaches, on mastering grammar and Standard English, on developing
critical thinking skills in practical contexts, and on improving information literacy skills. Through assigned
class readings, students will learn to appreciate the best that has been written in the liberal arts tradition
of the West as they also learn to connect those great ideas to the Catholic Intellectual Tradition.
A review of applications will begin immediately. Interested candidates should send a Curriculum Vita to Dr.
Angela Miss, Chair of the English Department and Director of Rhetoric and Writing, English Department, at
Electronic submission is preferred, but candidates may also mail materials to: Dr. Angela Miss, English Department,
100 Belmont-Mt. Holly Rd, Belmont NC 28012. Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Located ten minutes west of Charlotte, North Carolina, Belmont Abbey College is a Catholic, Benedictine school
that educates a diverse student body in the liberal arts and sciences. The College, which is more than 130
years old, is known for its dedicated faculty, their excellent teaching, the personal attention that students
receive, and a friendly atmosphere both inside and outside of the classroom. There is a Benedictine monastery
on campus, as well as a minor basilica. In keeping with the monks' age-old tradition of hospitality, the
College community welcomes newcomers and works together for the benefit of our students--aiming to exemplify
the aspiration that our College motto encapsulates: That in all things God may be glorified.
Mission Statement of Belmont Abbey College
Our mission is to educate students in the liberal arts and sciences so that in all things God may be glorified.
In this endeavor, we are guided by the Catholic intellectual tradition and the Benedictine spirit of prayer and
learning. Exemplifying Benedictine hospitality, we welcome a diverse body of students and provide them with an
education that will enable them to lead lives of integrity, to succeed professionally, to become responsible
citizens, and to be a blessing to themselves and to others.