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Assistant Professor, English

University of Nebraska at Kearney
Job Location:
Kearney, Nebraska
English and Literature

Job Description or Duties

The English department is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Composition and Rhetoric for the Fall of 2023. The faculty member will teach regularly scheduled General Studies courses in composition, as well as upper-division and graduate courses in his or her area(s) of expertise on a rotating basis. Base load is 12 hours a semester with scholarly reassignment possible for those who qualify for a 9-hour load. All tenure-track faculty participate in research and scholarly activities; provide academic advising to students as assigned; and engage in service to the department, University, and profession.

Required Qualifications:

 Ph.D. in English with a specialization in Composition and Rhetoric by August 2022; evidence of teaching excellence; evidence of strong scholarship or scholarly potential.

Preferred Qualifications:

Secondary area of specialization in Children’s and/or Young Adult Literature

HOW TO APPLY: To ensure full consideration, please submit all application materials before review date November 18 2022. For more information and to apply visit UNK Employment Opportunities. For more information about the position contact: Megan Hartman at 308-865-8299. For more information about the online application process contact: 308-865-8516 or

SALARY AND BENEFITS: With contingent offer of employment, the University of Nebraska will conduct an investigation of employment records, educational records, criminal records, and other records to verify the information provided in your application and/or any additional information you have provided is accurate. Salaries at the University of Nebraska at Kearney are competitive. The University provides a flexible benefits program at minimal cost to the employee. NuFlex benefit choices include a Medical Plan and Prescription Drug Program, Vision Care, Dental Plan, LTD, Life Insurance, AD&D Insurance, Dependent Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, and Reimbursement Accounts for Health and Dependent Care. The Employee and Dependent Scholarship program is also available to eligible employees. Basic Retirement Plan options include TIAA and Fidelity.

The University of Nebraska at Kearney, serving over 6,000 students, is one of four University of Nebraska campuses. Established in 1905, the University has a tradition of emphasis in scholarly teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels in a variety of disciplines. Kearney, a progressive city of over 33,000, is the educational, medical, cultural, commercial, and agricultural center of a large mid-state area.

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