Becoming an Adjunct Faculty Member

If you are interested in joining our team of excellent affiliate faculty members, please e-mail your resume/curriculum vitae and letter of interest to Please indicate in the letter:

  1. Your academic and professional credentials.
  2. The courses you are interested in teaching.
  3. The specific subject matter expertise and teaching experience you have to offer.
  4. Other relevant qualifications to be a faculty member at Southwestern College.

For all classes, we require a minimum of a Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution. For graduate level instructors, a doctorate is preferred.

Once your documents are received, they will be reviewed and matched with our current needs and you will be contacted by e-mail or phone. Some candidates (based on our needs) are inserted into the course schedule as instructors immediately while others enter a pool of candidates that we may call on in the future as needs arise. If selected, all faculty members are required to submit an official copy of their college transcripts and relevant employment paperwork, including the new hire criminal background check.

Please note that due to state authorization requirements, we cannot hire affiliate faculty who reside in Maine, Georgia, Oregon, New York and Kentucky.