Assistant Professor of English
The Assistant Professor of English candidate will teach introductory literature and first year writing courses and advanced undergraduate courses in the area of specialization. The successful candidate will have a 4/4 teaching load; develop and/or teach undergraduate courses in American Literature and Minority/African American Literature and Studies; maintain office hours; serve on departmental and university committees; provide community service; demonstrate willingness to use instructional technology in all courses (face-to-face, hybrid, and online); participate in university functions (including student advising/mentoring); participate in the governance of the college at the department, discipline, campus, and college-wide levels; perform other duties within scope of this position as assigned by the supervisor; and develop and/or maintain a record of professional development/scholarship in the field of study. Tenure track.
Minimum: Completion of Ph.D. in English, with specializations in American Literature and Minority/African American Literature and Studies; record of effective pedagogy in these or related areas; excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. ABD candidates with a firmly established dissertation defense date may be considered. Record of publications and/or presentations required for tenure consideration.
Preferred: Demonstrated research expertise in American Literature and Minority/African American Studies or related fields.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon a background check.Official transcripts required upon hire.