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American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS) - Open Rank Position in Literature/Composition or Translation StudiesEdit

Job posting: The Department of English at the American University in Iraq, Sulaimani invites applications for an open-rank position, specializing either in Translation Studies or Literature and Composition. The successful candidate for the position will have: M.A. or PhD, at time of appointment, from an accredited college or university in Linguistics, Translation Studies, Literature, Writing Studies, or a closely related field. At least three years of experience in teaching at the postsecondary level. Evidence of outstanding teaching skills, including the ability to teach diverse populations and students for whom English is not a native language. Native or near native fluency in spoken and written English.

For the Translation Studies position, candidates must demonstrate the ability to professionally translate between English and Kurdish, Arabic, or both. Demonstrated ability to teach courses in English linguistics, translation theory, and genre-specific translation classes (legal, literary, conference interpreting, etc.) is especially desirable, as is the ability to contribute to developing and refining curriculum for a major and minor in English Translation.

For the Literature and Composition position, prior experience teaching writing at the postsecondary level is preferable, a demonstrated ability to teach courses in British Literature, Shakespeare, or Literature-and-Linguistics is especially desirable, and the ability to contribute to our programs in translation, gender studies, and journalism would be a significant bonus. Nonetheless, applicants from all specializations are welcome and will receive full consideration. A track record of scholarly, creative, or professional publication is desirable but not essential.

Applicants who speak more than one language, and who have lived in more than one country, are preferred. The Department is also interested in applicants willing to participate in activities related to Department accreditation, and in the development of new courses of study relevant to the region.

The English Department at AUIS offers majors and minors in English Literature and English Journalism. A minor in Gender Studies is pending final approval, with a major and minor in English Translation in development. Our department’s graduates have an exceptional rate of immediate employment or further study, both locally and abroad, from NGO work in Romania and with the British Council to masters programs at Harvard University and Boston University. Faculty at AUIS teach four courses per semester: in the English department this is usually three of a class in the core composition sequence (Argument; Critical Reading and Writing; or Research), and one upper-level class contributing to our majors and minors. Summer teaching opportunities are available and supplementary, not required.

The competitive compensation package for this position includes base salary, subsidized housing, airfare for personal leave, subsidized health insurance, professional memberships, conference attendance expenses, a generous holiday and leave policy, a start-up grant for research, and other elements.

Now celebrating its tenth year, AUIS is a private, not-for-profit liberal arts college in the scenic cultural capital of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. The University is educating a new generation of bright, motivated young men and women dedicated to critical thinking, acceptance of conflicting beliefs, and community involvement. Its 1,600 students are taught in English by faculty members from 15 countries, with more than half of the faculty from the United States. The University’s acclaimed foundation program is the first in Iraq to receive U.S. accreditation. AUIS graduates have continued their studies at leading universities in the United States and Europe that include Harvard, Columbia, Tufts and Johns Hopkins.

Applications will be accepted until this position is filled. The projected starting date is September, 2018.

Applicants should submit the following requirements via email, with “English Department Position” in the subject line, to recruitment@auis.edu.krd: a 2-page cover letter addressing your teaching/research achievements/interests and your qualifications for this particular position Curriculum vitae A separate Teaching Philosophy Shortlisted applicants will be asked to provide contact information for three academic and professional references.

No telephone calls please. While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for a follow-up interview. AUIS is an Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity employer that believes cultural diversity is essential to education.

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American University of Malta - Open Rank Professor in English - SEARCH SUSPENDEDEdit

Applications are invited for openings at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level in English at AUM, commencing August 15, 2018.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should have completed a Ph.D. in English. Candidates should have demonstrated potential for excellence in research and teaching. Teaching assignments will be mainly at the basic general education and undergraduate level.

The American University of Malta is a new, well-funded university on the beautiful island of Malta in the Southern Mediterranean. The Committee of Liberal Arts welcomes scholars with research interests in any subdiscipline of English. Salaries are internationally competitive.

Application Procedure: Applications must include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and a list of three references with contact information.

Submit applications to hr@aum.edu.mt

Review of applications will begin immediately.

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. John Ryder, Provost, at john.ryder@aum.edu.mt

The American University of Malta considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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American University of Sharjah (UAE) - Open Rank Position in English Literature - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The American University of Sharjah, an internationally ranked and accredited American-style university of 6000 students in the United Arab Emirates, seeks a full-time faculty member with specialization in Literatures in English to teach program courses in literature, general education, and critical writing in the Department of English. The Department of English is especially interested in candidates with such interdisciplinary approaches to literary studies as digital humanities, medical humanities, literature and the arts, law and literature, and literature and the environment or culture.

Successful candidates will hold a completed Ph.D. in Literature, and will have a strong record of excellence in teaching, ongoing scholarly publication, and a demonstrated commitment to productive institutional service. As a university formed on American models, AUS will give priority to candidates who have substantial experience in American models of higher education.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application (including a statement of teaching experience and research interests), curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference via https://tinyurl.com/ydckfay8. Completed applications received by November 19, 2017 will be given priority.

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Augustana College (SD) - TT Asst. or Assoc. Professor of English - POSITION FILLEDEdit

Augustana University invites applications for a 9-month, full-time, tenure-track, Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of English and Journalism beginning in August 2018.

Responsibilities: The successful applicant will demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching excellence in a liberal arts environment. The preferred applicant should expect to teach courses in the FYS (First-Year Seminar) program, as well as literature components of the SOPHIA (general education) program, and the Civitas Honors Program. Additionally, the ideal applicant will have a background in multicultural literature and advanced composition. Knowledge of pedagogical approaches to young-adult literature is also desirable.

The typical load for members of the department is three courses per semester, plus a course in two out of every three January terms.

Qualifications: Completed Ph.D. required. Evidence of teaching excellence and scholarly productivity expected; capacity to engage in research and service; ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and a commitment to serving the campus and broader professional community.

Salary: Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience; excellent fringe benefits are included.

Application Procedure: Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including teaching evaluations), statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research plans, a writing sample, an employment application and three letters of recommendation to humanresources@augie.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 16, 2017.

Contact Search Committee Chair with questions: Dr. Janet Blank-Libra, janet.blank-libra@augie.edu, 605-274-5436.

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Baruch College, CUNY (NY) - TT Assistant Professor in Translation and Interpreting StudiesEdit

The English Department of Baruch College, CUNY, seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Translation and Interpreting Studies, with particular emphasis on connections and intersections with multilingualism.

The candidate should have a strong interest in crossing the borders between languages, cultures, and national literatures, and should demonstrate an understanding of the critical, practical, and theoretical issues concerning translation, and how these intersect with globalization, multiculturalism, and interdisciplinarity. Teaching opportunities also include courses in Great Works of Literature (our multicultural literature requirement) and in First Year Writing. Candidate should be able to contribute to collaborative initiatives and cross-departmental connections involving a possible Translation Studies minor, the Global Studies program, the Department of Modern Languages and Comparative Literature, and the Department of Communication Studies.

Our Department and College are committed to building and supporting a diverse faculty that values undergraduate teaching and mentorship as well as interdisciplinary research and teaching. We strongly encourage applications from individuals who are under-represented in the profession across color, creed, race, class, ethnical and national origin, physical ability, gender and sexual identity. Baruch College serves one of the most culturally diverse undergraduate student bodies in the nation and ranks #1 in the country for providing social mobility for students.

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in Translation Studies or related field is required with a proven record in linguistics, world languages and literatures, multilingualism and multiculturalism. Applicants must have Ph.D. in hand by time of appointment and demonstrate evidence of teaching effectiveness, institutional service, and potential for scholarly publication and creative activities. Publications in area of specialization are highly desirable. Teaching experience and/or program development in TIS are highly recommended.

COMPENSATION: CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

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STEP ONE - Click "Apply Now" To be considered for this position, Please submit a cover letter, CV, a critical or scholarly essay (minimum 10 pages), a statement of teaching philosophy, a syllabus for an undergraduate literature course in your area of expertise, and three letters of recommendation by December 22.

STEP TWO - Go to https://www.baruch.cuny.edu/hrref/ All applicants are required to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted electronically by their references as described below.

Please go to https://www.baruch.cuny.edu/hrref/ and enter the contact information for three (3) references. The online system will automatically send your references a request to submit a letter via the system. Full instructions will be provided.

Emailed or hard copy applications will not be considered. If you have any questions, please contact HR at 646-660-6590.

CLOSING DATE: Review of resumes will begin on November 6, 2017; to ensure consideration, a complete application must be submitted by December 22, 2017.

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Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY (NY) - Assistant, Associate or Full Professor – English, Fall 2018Edit

The English DEPARTMENT at the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) invites applications for an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor position starting Fall 2018.

The Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) is an integral part of City University of New York system with the largest college enrollment in the system of over 27,000 students. It is strategically located in downtown Manhattan in close proximity to the artistic communities of Tribeca and SoHo, the dynamic downtown financial district, and the center of New York City government at City Hall. Our students come from the New York City area, and all over the world. An international college, BMCC has students from over 155 countries, who speak a variety of languages.

The English Department is undergoing a process of growth and renewal and would like to attract new faculty that will share and contribute to this process through teaching, research and guidance in their area(s) of expertise. They will share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions for the good of the institution.

English Department faculty teach developmental writing, composition, rhetoric and literature. Research and peer- reviewed publication are expected for tenure and promotion. Other areas of responsibility include curriculum development, participation in departmental and college-wide activities and committees, such as, grant writing, assessment, faculty development, mentoring student projects, and academic advisement. The qualified candidate must be able to work in either the Day or Evening/Weekend program, as needed by the Department.

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Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

For Associate Professor and Professor, the candidate must have a record of significant achievement in the field. College teaching experience required. Experience in a multicultural urban educational environment preferred. Experience in using teaching and learning technologies preferred. Experience in teaching Children’s Literature strongly desired. Background in scholarship of teaching desired. Experience teaching non-traditional urban college students preferred.

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CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

HOW TO APPLY

From our job posting system, select "Apply Now", create or log in to a user account, and provide the requested information. If you are viewing this posting from outside our system, access the employment page on our web site and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title.

Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.

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November 27, 2017

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CUNY Job Posting: Faculty

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Location: Borough of Manhattan CC

Job Title: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor – English, Fall 2018

Job ID: 17495

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

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Bowie State University (MD) - TT Asst. Professor of English - Open - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

Responsibilities: Teaches 12 credit hours per semester ranging from freshmen composition to upper level undergraduate and graduate courses; advises students; conducts research; serves on departmental, college, and/or university committees; writes proposals for public and private grants; performs other related duties as assigned. This is a full-time, tenure-track position that may require teaching in the evenings and/or weekends.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in one or more of the following fields from an accredited institution is required: American literature, digital humanities, cultural studies, professional writing, Caribbean literature, and new media studies. Minimum of three (3) years of college/university teaching experience preferred. Evidence of strong research capability and a strong, peer-reviewed, scholarly publication record in composition studies or a related area; demonstrated ability to effectively teach undergraduate and graduate courses in area of specialization; knowledge and experience developing and evaluating undergraduate and graduate courses; demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, research/scholarship, university and community service; excellent communication skills; commitment to the mission of Bowie State University; digital information technology skills a plus, including Blackboard; bilingualism in modern languages is also a plus.

Founded in 1865, Bowie State University is part of the University System of Maryland and is the state’s oldest HBCU. Conveniently located between Washington, D.C, Baltimore, and Annapolis, the campus features a MARC train station for easy commuting. The university has experienced increased enrollment in recent years and is under new leadership with the installment of Dr. Aminta Breaux as Bowie State University’s 10th President.

Salary Range: $58,000 - $60,000

Application: Qualified applicants should submit a CV, a cover letter, a one-page teaching philosophy, official transcript(s), an application, and three (3) professional letters of reference. Submissions without an application will not be considered. Email all documents to the following address (PDFs preferred): JOBS@bowiestate.edu.

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Brigham Young University-Idaho (ID) - TT Full-Time Faculty in English (Multiple Positions)Edit

The Department of English at Brigham Young University-Idaho invites applications for four full-time teaching positions. The department is looking for faculty with academic backgrounds in Rhetoric & Composition, British Modernism, Shakespeare, English Education, and Professional Writing (with experience in visual rhetoric, document production, and digital design). Additionally, writing instruction will be an integral and vital component of these positions, as all English faculty members also teach Foundations Writing courses (i.e. General Education). Advanced degree in English or related field required (master's minimum). Faculty members abide by the university's Honor Code and have the important responsibility and role to help all students develop, both spiritually and academically, in accordance with the mission of BYU-Idaho.

You can apply for this position online at https://employment.byui.net/postings/12048

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California Northstate University (CA) - Assistant Professor of English (begin Jan. 2018)Edit

Job Title: Assistant Professor of English

Job Classification: Full-time, 12 Month, Exempt ($70,000.00/yr)

Closing Date: Position open until filled

Review of Applications: Reviewed upon receipt; for best consideration, apply before October 1st, 2017

Anticipated Start Date: January 2nd, 2018

Supervisor: Faculty in the Department of Humanities and Social Science report directly to the Department Head (or Acting Department Head) of Humanities and Social Science or the Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

Description of California Northstate University College of Health Sciences: The WASC-approved undergraduate CNU College of Health Science (CNUCHS) is located at 2910 Prospect Park Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670. CNUCHS offers a traditional Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences degree with a concentration in human biology, in addition to accelerated undergraduate and post-baccalaureate programs for pre-medical and pre-pharmacy students. The CNUCHS curriculum is designed to provide excellent academic preparation for careers in the biomedical professions. California Northstate University (CNU) is a private university with a main campus located in Elk Grove, California, approximately 15 miles south of Sacramento. CNU is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). The Elk Grove facility currently houses the College of Pharmacy and the LCME-accredited College of Medicine.

Courses/Projects of Primary Teaching Responsibility: English Composition I & II with supervised practice sections; Professional Communication; Writing Center; Literature Elective; Contributes to Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences. Duties and Responsibilities: Plan courses and prepare syllabi for approval by the Curriculum Committee; Maintain good working relationships with the Dean, Sr. Assoc. Dean of Academic Affairs, Department Head, administrative staff, and colleagues in the College of Health Sciences; Make effective use of appropriate technology, learning software, and the learning management system in course delivery; Develop an effective teaching style informed by best practices in education literature; Create and oversee the English placement exam and first-year placement in English; Teach a Summer Bridge course in English to assist entering students in college readiness; Oversee the college writing and communication center; Perform data collection to monitor program and general education learning outcomes—as needed to fulfill assessment requirements—and to track student success; Communicate effectively with students regarding course content, assignments, and exams; Keep regular office hours for students; provide tutoring assistance as needed; and, perform student advising duties; Keep active in academic field of specialization through professional development, scholarly research, publishing, and professional activities; Serve on college and university committees and engage in university and community service including development of outreach activities; Mentor and supervise undergraduate students in scholarly research projects; Participate in college and university programs to recruit and retain students. Minimum Qualifications: Applicant should hold a doctorate degree in English, Communication, or Literature, with college teaching experience preferred. A demonstrated ability to develop innovative teaching strategies and experience working with diverse groups are also preferred.

Applicants should submit: Cover letter that addresses qualifications, experience and career goals; Curriculum vitae; Official transcripts of all college work (unofficial copies accepted for application review; official copies required at time of hire); Statement of teaching and scholarly interests; Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three (3) references who can be contacted by the Search Committee and who can speak to a broad range of candidate’s professional qualifications.

Please send application materials to the HR Department by email or mail to: California Northstate University, 9700 West Taron Drive, Elk Grove, CA 95757.

For department specific inquiries, please contact us by Mai Choua.Vang telephone: (916) 686-7674.

Please note that although the main campus for California Northstate University is located in Elk Grove, CA, this position is located at California Northstate University, College of Health Sciences, in Rancho Cordova, CA.

California Northstate University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

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Dixie State University (UT) - TT Asst. Professor - Humanities (incl. Literature)Edit

The Department of Humanities at Dixie State University (DSU) in St. George, Utah invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor with a specialization in Humanities to begin July 1, 2018. The Humanities program at Dixie State University aims to foster student understanding of the foundations, central ideas, and expressions of a variety of cultures, value systems, and philosophical perspectives.

DSU is an open-enrollment teaching institution dedicated to rigorous learning and the enrichment of the professional and personal lives of its students and community. The Humanities curriculum is designed to build critical thinking skills through the interdisciplinary study of artistic expression (visual art, literature, film, music, etc.) in different time periods and cultural contexts. Applicants will be expected to be able to fulfill these program objectives by demonstrating an interdisciplinary focus to their learning and research coupled with strong pedagogical skills. Additional information about the Humanities program is found online at https://humanities.dixie.edu/.

Responsibilities: -- Ability to teach both Western and Non-Western introductory courses in the humanities, with a preference given to those with specialties in Non-Western or ancient traditions -- Work with the department chair and academic colleagues to develop and/or teach upper-division topics courses -- Participate in university and departmental student recruitment and retention initiatives -- Regularly teach in the University's General Education curriculum -- Serve as an advisor/mentor to students -- Facilitate service learning and engagement with the community -- Work with the department chair, the dean, and other faculty to advance the university's mission, including: --Conducting student assessment -- Mentoring adjuncts --Performing service for the college and university -- Teach 24 credits per academic year -- Fulfill faculty responsibilities including participating in department events and committee meetings, holding regular office hours, and advising students

Qualifications: -- PhD in Humanities, Art History, or Literature (with evidence of a breadth of learning) required -- College level teaching experience in the humanities required with a demonstrated ability to successfully teach courses (finalists will be required to demonstrate competence via a teaching demonstration) -- A background that complements existing faculty specialties -- Ability to employ various communication and teaching technologies -- Ability to communicate clearly with students, staff and colleagues, both orally and in writing -- An eagerness to engage with faculty, staff and administrators to develop ways to improve the educational experience of students

Contract: Full-time (9 month) tenure-track faculty position. Faculty service begins August 2018; salary and benefits begin July 1, 2018. Salary is based on nationally competitive DSU faculty salary schedule, depending on qualifications & experience; additional compensation available for summer/overload teaching. Excellent benefits package included.

About the University: Dixie State University is an open-enrollment institution committed to student access, affordability and success. DSU has adopted an instructional approach of "active learning.active life" and we seek faculty committed to providing students with an active learning environment. Established in 1911 as a community college and in 2013 as a state university, DSU is located in picturesque southwestern Utah with its red rocks, desert climate, over 300 days of sunshine annually, and featuring easy access to world class outdoor recreational opportunities. The University's Strategic Plan calls for significant expansion into new degree programs and an increase of student enrollment to 12,500 students over the next four years.

DSU seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University's strong commitment to the academic success of all our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientation and gender expressions.

Electronic Application Procedures: Application review begins October 16, 2017; position open until filled. Candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three professional references (including email addresses), unofficial transcripts and a Student Success Statement (approximately one page, single-spaced) about their teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population. Please upload all of the requested documents when you submit your application. Employment is contingent upon successful completion and certification of required degrees and upon successfully passing a background check. If, because of a disability, you need special services or facilities in order to apply for this opening, please call the Human Resources Office (435) 652-7520.

Online App. Form: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/dixie/default.cfm

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Duke Kunshan University (CHINA) - Faculty Positions in Arts and Humanities (Multiple Positions, incl. Literature)Edit

Duke Kunshan University (DKU) invites applications for faculty positions in the Arts and Humanities and related areas: History, Literature, Media and Arts, Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Computer Science and Design. These positions are open with regard to rank including tenured, tenure track, and non-tenured. We are especially interested in considering advanced assistant professors to full professors.

These positions are open with regard to sub-field. Besides our general interest in each area, in some areas we are especially interested in:

History: pre-Modern China; comparative, American, and European history; Literature: comparative, Asian, and American literature; Media and Arts: the scholarly study of art, art history, and visual studies, the creative practice of film, photography, multimedia, and digital arts, and the study of mass, new, and comparative media; Philosophy: philosophy of mind, logic, the history of philosophy, ethics and applied philosophy, and philosophy of science; Religious Studies: comparative religious studies, individual religious traditions, environmental thought, and leadership practice. DKU will launch an innovative, integrated and interdisciplinary liberal arts and sciences undergraduate program leading to both Duke and DKU degrees. Students interested in arts and humanities will be immersed in integrated core courses including the arts of interpretation in written texts, images and sounds, as well as a common set of university-wide courses on China, global challenges, and ethics. Areas of study in the arts and humanities include, but are not limited to, Global Cultural Studies, Media and Arts, China and US Studies, and Ethics and Leadership. Faculty will have the unique opportunity to pioneer, lead and implement an interdisciplinary and integrated arts and humanities curriculum and to conduct research in the related fields. These positions may start as early as Fall 2018 or begin a year later.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in an appropriate field. Successful candidates should show a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts curriculum. Research and scholarship are also highly valued. Applicants should provide a curriculum vitae, a research statement and a teaching statement, as well as names and contact information for three references. All materials should be submitted through Academic Jobs Online: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10177. The search committee also invites and encourages letters of nomination for potential candidates. Nominations and questions about the positions may be sent to arts-humanities-search@dukekunshan.edu.cn using “Arts and Humanities Search” as the subject line. Priority will be given to applications received by December 1, 2017; we will accept applications until the positions are filled.

DKU is a partnership of Duke University, Wuhan University and the Municipality of Kunshan, China (https://dukekunshan.edu.cn).* The DKU campus is 37 miles west of Shanghai in Kunshan, and is connected to Shanghai via an 18-minute high-speed train and a subway-light rail train system. DKU provides competitive compensation, benefits and start-up packages.

As an international intellectual community that encourages diversity, openness and creative learning, DKU welcomes outstanding faculty from around the world who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to a global learning and research environment. DKU particularly welcomes applications from underrepresented groups and minorities.

  • Duke University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, master’s and doctorate degrees. Duke Kunshan University is not accredited by SACSCOC and the accreditation of Duke University does not extend to or include Duke Kunshan University or its students. Duke Kunshan University is accredited by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China. Further, although Duke University agrees to accept certain course work from DKU to be applied toward an award from Duke University, that course work may not be accepted by other colleges or universities in transfer, even if it appears on a transcript from Duke University. The decision to accept course work in transfer from any institution is made by the institution considering the acceptance of credits or course work.

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Durham University (UK) - Assistant Professor in Cognitive Literary Studies (incl. Modern Lit. and Medical Humanities)Edit

Proud to offer excellent standards of teaching supported by interdisciplinary research projects, the Department of English is also the founder of an internationally important research project, ‘Hearing the Voice’, and this new role has been created in order to ensure its continuing success. This project examines how hearing voices can impact on those with severe mental illness including schizophrenia and psychosis, and also in everyday situations. You will therefore contribute to collaborative research, working with a broad spectrum of stakeholders ranging from voice-hearers to cognitive neuroscience academics. Working on the development of a new, research-led MA in medical humanities, you will also teach undergraduate and Masters level studies relating to modern and contemporary literature, literary theory, and medical humanities.

You’ll need: A good first degree with a PhD in English or a related subject. Excellence in the field of English Literacy Studies. An interest in research relating to the modern period and the broader field of medical humanities, with a methodological focus on cognitive literary studies. World class research outputs, with the potential to secure funding and a clear research plan that supports the departmental strategy. The ability to recruit and supervise PhD students, lead research groups and mentor those in the early stages of their research careers. Excellent teaching skills, with the creativity to tailor and deliver interesting seminars and lectures with the ability to attain fellowship of the HEA. Solid leadership capabilities with good communication skills. Candidates who would like to apply for the position as a grade 7 post aren’t expected to fulfil all the above criteria, but you are encouraged to apply for this role if you feel you have the potential to achieve these standards.

Location: Durham

Salary: £32,044 to £46,924

Hours: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Placed on: 14th September 2017

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Durham University (UK) - Assistant Professor - post-1660 DramaEdit

You will take a central role in developing your own research agenda plus those that enhance our existing strengths, securing funding and ensuring research publications are of world-class. You will play a key role in developing the capabilities of our talented students through your seminars, tutorials and lectures, imparting your knowledge and expertise in Drama in English in any period post-1660, and ensuring they receive the highest standards of education. Nurturing our student drama culture, you will seek to engage with other performance cultures, and you will supervise the work of PhD students.

You’ll need: A good first degree with a PhD in English (or a related subject). To have a solid research background in English Literacy Studies and post-1660 Drama, particularly that which enhances ongoing work in the department and which is recognised as ‘world-class’. A good knowledge of applying for (and securing) research grants, plus a comprehensive research plan. The ability to attract and mentor PhD students throughout their studies, and the confidence to lead research groups. Experience of teaching students at all levels, with the creativity to adapt modules to engage with audiences ranging from small tutorials to larger lecture theatres. Excellent teaching skills, with the creativity to tailor and deliver interesting seminars and lectures with the ability to attain fellowship of the HEA. Candidates who would like to apply for the position as a grade 7 post aren’t expected to fulfil all the above criteria, but you are encouraged to apply for this role if you feel you have the potential to achieve these standards.

Location: Durham

Salary: £32,044 to £46,924

Hours: Full Time

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Placed on: 14th September 2017

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Emerson College (MA) - TT Assistant Professor in Comparative Literary Foundations & Comedic LiteratureEdit

The Department of Writing, Literature & Publishing and the Interdepartmental BFA Program in Comedic Arts at Emerson College invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in literature and comedic arts. The appointment begins August 24, 2018. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate core courses in literary foundations and the Evolution of Comedy and will develop upper-level courses serving students in comedic arts and literature. In addition to teaching five courses a year, this position will require advising and mentoring students in the Comedic Arts major and, beginning in the second year, active participation on the Comedic Arts faculty steering committee. The Department seeks candidates who can contribute to the excellence and diversity of the academic community, working with students both inside and outside of the classroom in addition to research, teaching, and service.

Emerson College is committed to an active and intentional diversity—in people, in the curriculum, in the co-curriculum, and in the college’s intellectual, social, cultural, and geographical communities. Emerson endorses a framework of inclusive excellence, which recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully committing to diversity in all aspects of institutional activities. The Department of Writing, Literature, and Publishing is a vibrant and engaged community of scholars, writers, publishers, and designers with over 80 full- and part-time faculty members, 480 undergraduate majors, and 209 graduate students in the Creative Writing MFA program and Publishing MA program. The BFA program in Comedic Arts, the first in the country, draws on the synergies between faculty and curriculum from literature and dramatic literature, performing arts and performance studies, media studies and production, and comedic writing to create an innovative and comprehensive program of study. With more than 80 first- and second-year majors the program is expected to grow to almost 200 majors in the next two years. This appointment serves both the Literature curriculum and the interdepartmental Comedic Arts major.

Primary Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks: The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in literature, dramatic literature, or a related field with preference given to a specialization in foundational literary and dramatic texts. The successful candidate will have an active research agenda and teaching experience focusing on the use and function of satire, comedy, humor, and/or the carnivalesque in literary and cultural texts. Experience teaching at the college level and evidence of scholarly activity is required. A strong commitment to undergraduate education in a residential college environment is essential.

Emerson College is the nation’s only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. It is located in Boston’s Literary Cultural District in the dynamic multi-cultural city of Boston in close proximity to major publishing houses, arts institutions, and research centers. The college enrolls 3,783 undergraduate students and 641 graduate students from 71 countries and all 50 states.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vita, and the names and contact information for three references. Preference will be given to applications received by November 1, but the position remains open until filled.

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Ewha Womans University (SOUTH KOREA) - TT Assistant Professor, "Theory and Criticism" or "Modern English Novel" (begin March 2018) - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Department of English Language and Literature at Ewha Womans University (Seoul, South Korea) invites applications for an Assistant Professor tenure-track position in “Theory and Criticism” or “Modern English Novel,” with the appointment to begin March 1, 2018.

The position is open to anyone who holds a relevant doctorate at the time of application. Duties will include undergraduate and graduate teaching, advising, and administrative responsibilities. Candidates must provide strong evidence of research of an internationally competitive caliber, as evidenced by publication in leading journals in the fields and strong endorsements by referees. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To begin the application, interested candidates should send their CV to the following addresses english@ewha.ac.kr and seungahlee@ewha.ac.kr no later than 10:00 am (Korea Standard Time), October 30 (Mon), 2017. The candidates selected for further steps will be notified promptly with instructions. Choose one of the following e-mail subject lines:

[Job] Theory (Full Name) [Job] Novel (Full Name) [Job] Full Name

For questions, please contact english@ewha.ac.kr (Email) or 82-2-3277-2156 (Phone).

For information on the Department of English Language and Literature, visit http://english.ewha.ac.kr/

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Florida State University (FL) - TT Asst. Professor - History of Text TechnologiesEdit

The Department of English at Florida State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor appointment in the History of Text Technologies beginning August 2018. The position is a 2/2 teaching assignment (two courses per semester) with one graduate course per year. The successful candidate would be expected to teach a required graduate course in the History of Text Technologies and undergraduate courses in the Literature and Editing-Writing-Media major.

Qualifications: We seek an expert in book history or media archaeology, specializing in any historical period or genre of Anglophone literature, from medieval English manuscripts to contemporary multimedia digital textuality. Applicant must have a Ph.D. in hand by beginning of appointment. Applicants should also have a record of publication, prospects of future publication, and evidence of effective teaching.

Contact Info: Questions can be sent to the search committee and Department Chair, Professor Gary Taylor, at english-recruiting@fsu.edu

Pay Plan: This is a Faculty position.

Criminal Background Check: This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

How To Apply: If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita.

A cover letter, CV, writing sample, contact information for at least 3 references, and evidence of teaching effectiveness should be submitted as a single PDF.

This position requires that you have three confidential professional letters of recommendation submitted on your behalf. Letters of recommendation should be addressed to Professor Gary Taylor, Chair, and sent to english-recruiting@fsu.edu

Open until filled

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George Fox University (OR) - TT Asst. Professor of English Literature (Generalist, pref. Medieval Lit. and/or Fiction Writing)Edit

George Fox University announces a tenure-track faculty position in English, to begin in August 2018.

George Fox University, a Christ-centered community, prepares students spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarity, act with integrity, and serve with passion. Professors teach all truth as God's truth, integrating all fields of learning around the person and work of Jesus Christ, bringing the divine revelations through sense, reason, and intuition to the confirming test of Scripture. As a Christ-centered community, George Fox University is an institution that values diversity as an essential dimension of God's design for human communities. In seeking to become a more inclusive community, we especially encourage applications from women and candidates from racial and ethnic backgrounds that are underrepresented on our faculty.

Responsibilities include: Teaching courses in the major (both writing and literature) and in the university's general education program. Providing support to faculty teaching our general education integrated course in Philosophy & Literature and overseeing course assessment. Developing and/or sustaining an ongoing program of relevant scholarship. Participating in the work of the department and the university, including academic advising and serving on university committees.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in English. Applicants who are ABD will be considered, but must have an earned Ph.D. by the time of appointment. MFAs with publishing record in fiction and/or experience in teaching literature and philosophy will be considered. Preferred areas of emphasis for teaching and scholarship include fiction writing and literature/philosophy, particularly Ancient or Medieval World literature. Facility with gender theory is also preferred. Generalist faculty with wide-ranging teaching interests will be considered. Demonstrated excellence in teaching is essential. A record of relevant scholarship/publication is essential. A commitment to working with a diverse population of students (including students of color, first-generation college students, international students, etc.) is essential; demonstrated experience in this area is preferred. Administrative experience or interest is preferred. All applicants must express a personal commitment to Jesus Christ and express their Christian testimony through participation in a local church. In addition, professors agree to live in agreement with the Community Lifestyle Statement and affirm the theological commitments expressed in the Statement of Faith.

Salary and Rank: Appointment at the Assistant Professor level is anticipated. Salary and benefits are competitive with comparable institutions.

Application Procedures: Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and application through this website only. Review of applications will begin November 1 and will continue until the position is filled

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George Mason University (VA) - TT Assistant Professor, Folklore and Public HumanitiesEdit

The George Mason University Department of English invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Folklore and Public Humanities. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.

The English department is home to two dynamic and growing graduate programs in folklore: an M.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies in Folklore and a graduate certificate in folklore. These programs prepare graduates for a wide range of careers in community and cultural organizations that demand expertise in documenting local culture and bringing informed historical and cultural frameworks to public sites and discussions. We also have a robust undergraduate minor and concentration in the English major.

Responsibilities: Candidates will teach in the Folklore Studies Program undergraduate and graduate programs beginning Fall 2018, teaching a 2:2 load. Candidates should be prepared to teach folklore graduate courses, including "Humanities in the Public Sphere" or "Topics in Public Humanities;" and departmental undergraduate courses in folklore, including the field school for cultural documentation and the introduction to folklore studies.

Please visit http://english.gmu.edu for more information about the department and http://folklore.gmu.edu for more information about the folklore studies program.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in folklore, or a closely related field, with evidence of completion by August 2018; Demonstrated commitment to a program of research and publication in folklore that is based in community-engaged research; Scholar with a record of innovative and dynamic teaching and a desire to develop folklore educational strategies for the 21st century; and Demonstrated expertise in any one of a broad array of public humanities interests (e.g., performance traditions, theories and histories of the "public" and public space, public culture, folklore and technology, ethnographic fieldwork, museums and exhibition, archives, and Intangible Cultural Heritage.)

Preferred Qualifications: Working with cultural institutions in the Washington, D.C., region—both as a researcher and an educator is highly desired; and Demonstrated success in grant writing and working across academic and disciplinary boundaries.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F5180z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter specifically addressing required experience and preferred qualifications, C.V., a writing sample (such as a dissertation chapter or article), graduate transcripts, and a list of three professional references with contact information. Review of applications will begin after October 2, 2017. Applicants are strongly advised to submit their materials by that date to receive full consideration.

Candidates who are invited to participate in an interview will be asked to provide three letters of recommendation and sample syllabi for an existing undergraduate course in the department and for one of the M.A. program's two core graduate folklore courses.

Inquiries may be directed to our search administrator, Ms. Stacey Remick-Simkins at sremicks@gmu.edu.

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Holy Family University (PA) - Asst. Professor of Writing / English (incl. Literature - begin Jan. 2018) - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The School of Arts and Sciences at Holy Family University invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of Writing/English. The position will begin January 2018. The employee must understand and embrace the mission of Catholic higher education and must commit to the mission, goals and objectives of Holy Family University in word and deed.

Responsibilities (not all inclusive): Teaching courses in the freshman writing sequence. Teaching upper level literature courses.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Literature, Rhetoric and Composition or related field, or earned MFA in Creative Writing is required. The successful candidate must have excellent teaching skills, an active scholarly agenda and a commitment to support the mission of Holy Family University. S/he must also demonstrate a willingness to participate in student advising and campus service.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and research interest, list of courses taught, complete graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to englishsearch@holyfamily.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

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Holy Family University (PA) - Assistant/Associate Professor and Program Coordinator (Writing/English - incl. Literature - begin Jan. 2018)Edit

The School of Arts and Sciences at Holy Family University invites applications for the position of full-time Assistant/Associate Professor and Program Coordinator Writing/English. The position will begin January 2018. The employee must understand and embrace the mission of Catholic higher education and must commit to the mission, goals and objectives of Holy Family University in word and deed.

Responsibilities (not all inclusive): Oversight of freshman writing block. Adjunct faculty training and development. Course and faculty scheduling. Freshman placement. Teaching load is 3/3 in both writing and literature.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in English, Rhetoric and Composition or a related discipline is required. The successful candidate must have excellent teaching skills, an active scholarly agenda and a commitment to support the mission of Holy Family University. S/he must also demonstrate a willingness to participate in student advising and campus service.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of pedagogy and research interest, a list of courses taught, complete graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to englishsearch@holyfamily.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

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Indiana Wesleyan University (IN) - TT English Faculty Position - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

The Division of Modern Language and Literature on the Marion campus of Indiana Wesleyan University seeks a creative and engaging teacher, dedicated to the ideals of liberal learning and to an educational philosophy based on the centrality of Jesus Christ and the integration of faith and learning. The Division of Modern Language and Literature provides critical leadership in reading, writing, and literature for the general education program of the College of Arts and Sciences on the Marion campus. The Division has 12 full-time faculty members and several adjunct faculty members, along with approximately 100 majors and minors. The division offers the following majors: English, English Education, Writing, Spanish, Spanish Education, TESOL, and TESOL Education.

Start date will be Fall 2018 pending funding.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: The ideal candidate for this position will have a PhD specializing in Early British to Enlightenment Literature but Post-Colonial Literature would also be desired.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Along with teaching upper-division literature courses, the candidate would teach English Composition and World Literature courses in the General Education program.

LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. In addition, nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.

Indiana Wesleyan University is committed to equal opportunity in employment and maintaining a work environment free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. Accordingly, the University affords equal opportunity to all employees and prospective employees without regard to race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

These have access to all the rights, privileges, and programs generally made available to employees at the University. It does not discriminate in the administration of its policies, programs, nor during any phase of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, treatment during employment, rates of pay or other compensation, and termination of employment.

As an educational institution operating under The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University reserves and exercises its privileges under applicable law to prefer employees on the basis of religion and who are best suited to its religious purpose.

Indiana Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Online App. Form: https://indwes.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=905

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King's College (NY) - Assistant Professor of English and Writing Coordinator (incl. Literature)Edit

The King’s College in New York City invites applications for an Assistant Professor of English and Writing Coordinator, to begin August 1, 2018. The successful candidate will teach a 3-4 course load, including six sections of introductory writing courses (College Writing and Research Writing) and one upper-level literature elective.

Qualifications: A terminal degree (PhD or MFA) in English, Composition/Rhetoric, or Creative Writing is preferred; ABD will be considered. An active research interest in a specific period of English-language literature (Romanticism, Victorian novels, 19th-century American literature, etc.) is also a plus.

The King’s College seeks faculty members with a strong Christian faith and evidence of excellent teaching who wish to engage students in and out of the classroom. The College is committed to the defense of academic, religious, economic, and political liberty. We set high standards in a demanding curriculum and provide unique opportunities in the heart of New York City for a student body from across the nation and world.

Faculty of The King’s College subscribe to the College’s statement of faith (https://www.tkc.edu/about-kings/statement-of-faith/) and teach in support of the College's mission statement (https://www.tkc.edu/about-kings/#mission-vision).

Initial interviews will be conducted by teleconference or on campus during the MLA Annual Convention, January 4-6.

Please send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to Dr. Mark Hijleh, Vice President of Academic Affairs, mhijleh@tkc.edu. Materials received by November 20, 2017 are guaranteed full consideration.

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/46384

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Meredith College (NC) - TT Asst. Professor of English - Professional Writing (incl. Literature)Edit

Meredith College seeks qualified applicants to fill a tenure-track assistant professorship in English. This full-time (3-4 teaching load), renewable position in writing will begin in August 2018. Ideal candidates will have a terminal degree in hand and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Duties will include teaching upper-level professional writing courses and freshman composition; depending on department needs, occasional literature courses are also possible. Candidates must have experience teaching professional writing courses at the college level and must have energy and enthusiasm for teaching freshman and sophomore composition. The expectation is that this position will eventually entail directing the Professional Writing minor and the internship program, so enthusiasm for supervising interns and making and maintaining contacts in the community are important. Training and experience in professional writing are required; graduate training may be in literature. Effective teaching and advising, scholarly activity, and service to the college are required for renewal and the possibility of tenure and promotion.

Meredith College is a private comprehensive women's college of 2,000 students offering both liberal arts and professional programs, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, near the Research Triangle. Applications will be reviewed beginning in early October until the position is filled. Please attach letter of application, c.v., statements of teaching philosophy and research goals, and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts to on-line application. Three letters of reference should be uploaded or sent to Dr. Laura Fine, Chair, Search Committee, Department of English, Meredith College, 3800 Hillsborough St., Raleigh, NC 27607.

Online App. Form: http://meredith.hiretouch.com/default.cfm?page=job&jobID=17052&returnPage=joblist

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Nazareth College (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - Rhetoric/Composition and LiteratureEdit

The English and Communication Department invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2018. The department seeks candidates committed to undergraduate teaching excellence at a comprehensive institution that supports both liberal arts curricula and professional programs. Applicants who will contribute to the college’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive environment are encouraged to apply.

The incumbent will teach courses in written and visual rhetoric and our two-course sequence in first-year composition (expository writing; argument and research). Experience with teaching rhetoric courses is preferred.

The ideal candidate also will be capable of developing and teaching literature classes that explore literary study from a culturally diverse lens or perspective for our college-wide core curriculum. The selected individual will be required to teach 3-4 undergraduate courses each semester, engage in scholarly activity, participate in academic advisement, and contribute to departmental and college service.

A PhD in Rhetoric and Composition or English (preferably with a concentration in rhetoric and composition and ability to teach literature) is required. ABD candidates will be considered.

Applicants should submit to the Rhet/Comp Search Committee three letters of reference electronically (in PDF format) to be emailed as attachments to the department’s assistant at . Review of applications will commence on November 3 and continue until the position is filled.

Apply at: https://jobs.naz.edu/postings/1651

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North Carolina A&T State University (NC) - Assistant Professor, English (begin Jan. 2018)Edit

Primary Purpose of Position: The primary responsibilities for this position include teaching undergraduate level courses, conducting research, student advising, student mentoring and recruitment, curriculum development, conducting scholarly activities and all other activities required for tenure. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, engaging in accreditation procedures, program assessment and service to the department, College and University as needed.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit: A&T’s Department of English offers an undergraduate major and minor and two graduate degrees (M.A. and M.A.T.). Students working towards a B.A. in English take a core of ten classes and then choose an area of concentration in African American Literature, Creative Writing, English Literature or Technical Writing. A B.S. is offered in Undergraduate Teaching (Secondary Education). Our classes address a variety of innovative and traditional subjects, from literary surveys to focused examinations of subjects such as film, science fiction and hip-hop culture.

The English faculty comprises distinguished scholars and passionate teachers, who care about helping students become the intellectuals and leaders of tomorrow.

Minimum Requirements: The successful candidate must hold the Ph.D. in English, British literature, critical and/or cultural theory by the date of appointment. Candidates must have experience teaching British, African American, African literature, composition, technical writing, and/or another related area of specialty with an established record of scholarly research and/or potential.

Posting Number: EPA0518

Open Date: 09/08/2017

Open Until Filled: Yes

Open Until Filled Minimum Application Period Postings: Positions remaining posted after this date are continuing to accept applications, but may close at any time. Applications received by this date will receive full consideration, applications received after this date may receive consideration depending upon the status of the search: 10/09/2017

Date Position Available: January 2018

APPLY at: https://jobs.ncat.edu/postings/13550

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Ohio University (OH) - Charles J. Ping Professor of Humanities (Open Sub-Discipline in any area of the Humanities)Edit

The Charles J. Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities https://www.ohio.edu/cas/ping/index.cfm seeks to appoint a distinguished teaching professor at Ohio University. Applicants must be tenured faculty members in a humanities discipline, which include: history, philosophy, languages, linguistics, literature, archaeology, the history, theory and criticism of the arts; ethics, comparative religion and those aspects of the social sciences that employ historical or philosophical approaches. In addition to a having a noteworthy research agenda, the successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher and will demonstrate a passion for the exchange of ideas. Measure of effectiveness and commitment to teaching include: awards for distinguished teaching; new course development, innovative approaches to pedagogy, mentoring faculty and/or graduate teachers; participation in colloquia or other programs encouraging effective teaching; leading NEH summer workshops, and interdisciplinary course development that encourages increased humanities content.

The Charles J. Ping Professor of the Humanities will be tenured in the department appropriate to his/her discipline and thus must meet the promotion and tenure standards of that department. The professor will participate with the other professors and fellows of the Ping Institute in activities sponsored by the Institute such as: support of curricular development in the humanities, sponsorship of seminars devoted to humanities topics, organization of workshops and summer programs for high school teachers, development of conferences on the role of the humanities in education and public life.

To apply: http://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/23741

Ohio University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Oklahoma City University (OK) - TT Assistant Professor of English/Comparative Literature - GeneralistEdit

The Department of English and Modern Languages in the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Oklahoma City University invites applications for a nine-month, tenure track faculty position beginning Fall 2018.

Primary teaching responsibilities include general education literature courses with opportunities to teach in appropriate secondary area(s); possible teaching responsibilities might also include composition courses or foreign language courses. The required teaching load is 21 credit hours per year.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in English or Comparative Literature, with a generalist’s ability to teach a range of undergraduate courses. Preferred secondary area expertise in one of the following: transnational or transatlantic literature, world literatures, decolonizing/indigenous literatures, postcolonial studies, Shakespeare, 17th/18th Century British and Romanticism.

Further preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated interest, experience, and qualification in teaching foreign language curriculum. The ideal candidate will show an understanding of the value of an interconnected liberal arts education.

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in hand by August 2018 and must demonstrate successful undergraduate teaching experience as well as a commitment to undergraduate education.

Teaching, Scholarship, and Service Requirements: In addition to teaching, supervision, and advising of students, all tenure-track and tenured faculty members in the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences must fulfill scholarship and service requirements as defined by the Procedures for Renewal, Promotion, and Tenure, an appendix to the Oklahoma City University Faculty Handbook. Effective teaching, scholarship, and service are required for promotion and tenure.

Faculty members are expected to participate in the department's work in student recruiting and retention, advising, curriculum, and assessment. More information about the Department of English and Modern Languages is available at http://www.okcu.edu/english/.

The Department of English and Modern Languages: The English and Modern Languages department at Oklahoma City University offers an English undergraduate major with three tracks—literature, writing, and English education—as well as a Spanish major. Undergraduate minors are available in English, Spanish, French, and Chinese. The department further offers a low-residency MFA in Creative Writing. In addition, the department supports the general education program with writing and literature courses and contributes to the Film and Honors Program. Faculty members also have the opportunity for occasional teaching abroad in the University’s program in Singapore, as well as the opportunity to participate in faculty-led study abroad in a variety of international partner institutions.

The Petree College of Arts and Sciences at Oklahoma City University: The Petree College of Arts and Sciences embraces the value of a liberal arts education and prepares students in all disciplines to think critically, creatively, and ethically. Our students are challenged to become servant leaders through an education that engages them to become socially and ecologically responsible citizens in our world. Through rigorous coursework taught by excellent faculty, the Petree College is committed to an education that is relevant, socially engaged, and life transforming. The faculty and staff of Petree College are not only concerned about preparing students for careers. More importantly, we want to prepare you for life. We hope that you will join us to participate in an education that will make a difference for you and for the world.

About Oklahoma City University: Oklahoma City University was founded in 1904 and is a coeducational, urban, private university located in the Uptown district of Oklahoma City. The university is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and offers a wide variety of degrees in the liberal arts and sciences disciplines. Oklahoma City University is the only Oklahoma institution listed in the top tier of the regional, master's-level university category by U.S. News and World Report magazine.

Employee Benefits: The faculty of OCU are afforded a generous and comprehensive benefits package designed to fit the needs of you and your family. Benefits offered include: health (medical, dental and vision) insurance, flexible spending accounts, university paid life insurance, university paid long-term disability insurance, retirement plans, and tuition remission for employees and qualifying dependents who wish to take classes or pursue a degree at OCU.

Procedure for Submitting Applications: Submit a letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, C.V., list of three professional references, and unofficial transcripts.

Writing samples and additional teaching materials may be requested of candidates during the screening and interview process.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Contact for Additional Questions:

Search Chair: Dr. Karen Schiler, Chair of the Department of English and Modern Languages, keschiler@okcu.edu
Diversity Advocate: Dr. Tracy Floreani, Professor of English, Director of the Center for Interpersonal Studies, tafloreani@okcu.edu

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Paine College (GA) - TT Asst. Professor of English (begin Jan. 2018)Edit

Expected Start Date: 01/02/2018.

Date Posted: 9/26/2017.

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled.

General Summary: The Department of Humanities in the School of Arts and Sciences at Paine College located in Augusta, Georgia invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of English.

Paine College is a private institution steeped in the tenets of Methodism that provides a liberal arts education of the highest quality. The College emphasizes academic excellence, ethical and spiritual values, social responsibility, and personal development to prepare spiritually-centered men and women for positions of leadership and service.

Faculty in the Department of Humanities are expected to teach undergraduate courses, which may include evening, weekend and/or on-line courses; advise students; conduct socially significant research; engage in teaching practices with an acute focus on documenting student learning; serve on faculty committees; attend departmental faculty, and other meetings; attend College convocations; and pursue professional service opportunities at the local, regional, and national levels.

Job Description: The Department of Humanities is seeking qualified candidates for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of English

Responsibilities: Full-time teaching (12 semester credits) of undergraduate courses which may include evening, weekend and/or on-line courses. The courses include English Composition I, English Composition II, Public Speaking, Introduction to Literature, English Literature from Beowulf to 1784, Shakespearean Drama, and possibly an English elective such as The Modern Novel. The candidate should have teaching experience at the college level include serving on college committees, advising students, supervising undergraduate student research projects and performing other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have an earned a Ph.D. in English or a related field from a regionally accredited institution. Previous collegiate teaching experience is desired. Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written English. Strong interpersonal skills with students, faculty, staff, and administrators. Salary

Competitive, based on qualifications and work experience.

To Apply: Complete an Application for Employment online. Faculty positions may still require applicants to mail transcripts and other documents. See application for details. For questions regarding this posting contact: Paine College, Office of Human Resources, 706-821-8636

LINK: http://www.paine.edu/jobs.aspx?j=78

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Portland State University (OR) - TT Assistant/Associate Professor of Book PublishingEdit

Book Publishing: The English Department at Portland State University invites applications for a tenure-track position as Director of Publishing to begin September 16, 2018 at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.

The duties and responsibilities of this position are as follows: Directing the MA/MS program in Book Publishing. Teaching a 2/2/2 course load (quarter system). Teaching core courses in our undergraduate and graduate degree programs, such as book editing, editorial theory, and research topics in book publishing. Providing other courses in support of the English and University Studies curricula.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications: The candidate will be active scholar with a research background, as demonstrated in publications, conference presentations, and/or the dissertation, in Publishing Studies. The candidate will have two years or more of cumulative university teaching experience. A PhD in Publishing, English, Cultural Studies, Media Studies, Communication, or a related field is required. Candidates who are ABD will be considered but must have their degree in hand by September 16, 2018.

Preferred qualifications include: Publishing-related industry experience related to book production, such as book acquisition, editing, marketing, and design. A record of publishing studies research related to contemporary book publishing and/or editing/editorial theory.

Compensation includes course releases for service as director; competitive salary; and excellent benefits.

Submit letter of interest, CV, writing sample not to exceed 30 pages, and contact information for three references to https://jobs.hrc.pdx.edu.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Letters of reference will be requested for shortlisted candidates. We will conduct preliminary interviews via Skype. Please direct any inquiries about the position to engjobs@pdx.edu.

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Quincy University (IL) - TT Asst. Professor - Generalist (incl. British and World Lit.)Edit

Quincy University, a Catholic liberal arts university in the Franciscan tradition, seeks applicants for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of English, specializing in British and/or World Literature.

Responsibilities: The hired candidate will teach four undergraduate sections per semester, including sections in the first-year composition program, surveys of British and World Literature, and upper-division literature courses, and maintain a level of scholarly and creative activity appropriate at a teaching institution. Advising and committee work are expected.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in English with college-level teaching experience.

Preferred qualifications: A generalist with expertise in World Literature and multiple periods of British Literature. The successful candidate will be an energetic teacher with enthusiasm for teaching undergraduates and for engaging in university service. Because Quincy University is committed to a diverse student body, we encourage applications from members of communities traditionally underrepresented in college faculties.

Position Start Date: August 13, 2018.

Application Deadline: The position will remain open until filled, but review of applications will begin December 12.

Application Procedure: Send a letter of application, C.V., teaching philosophy, writing sample, teaching evaluations, and contact information for three references to:

Dr. Michael Keller, Assistant Professor of English, c/o Office of Human Resources, Quincy University, 1800 College Ave. Quincy, IL 62301 or hr@quincy.edu

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School of the Art Institute of Chicago (IL) - TT English Faculty / Coordinator of First Year Seminar Program - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Department of Liberal Arts at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) invites applications for a full-time, tenured or tenure-track faculty position, beginning August 2018. The ideal candidate has expertise in literature and will coordinate the Liberal Arts Department’s foundational writing courses: First Year Seminar I & II (FYS). Rank and salary are competitive with peer institutions and are commensurate with quality of practice, scholarship, and current academic research, extent of teaching experience, and current professional standing.

PROGRAM PROFILE: The Department of Liberal Arts is one of twenty-three departments at SAIC. Liberal Arts provides the academic foundation for students’ success at SAIC. The department is chaired by a full-time faculty member with 14 full-time faculty and over 100 part-time faculty. It offers 400 courses each year, primarily to undergraduate students pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Studio Art. Liberal Arts’ main content areas include English (First Year Seminar), humanities, natural science, social sciences, foreign languages, English for international students, and the Academic Access Program. Further information about the department can be found at http://www.saic.edu/academics/departments/libarts/

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will coordinate the Liberal Arts Department’s foundational writing courses: First Year Seminar I & II (FYS). Participation in the revision of the first year writing curriculum and eventual leadership of the FYS Program is expected. Teaching duties will include at least two courses per year in the First Year Seminar sequence, as well as upper-level humanities courses in literature based on individual research expertise and teaching interests. Full-time faculty must maintain an active professional practice, provide vision and direction as the Department Chair on a rotating basis, and participate in the SAIC community through ongoing curricular development and departmental and school governance.

QUALIFICATIONS: PhD in English preferred. All sub-fields of English and Anglophone literature are welcome to apply. The department seeks a scholar with a strong background in writing pedagogy. Significant teaching experience is preferred, including experience in teaching first year writing courses such as topics-based expository writing seminars and/or introductory composition courses. Expertise teaching in interdisciplinary first year writing courses is preferred. The ideal candidate will contribute to the diversity of the School by bringing a perspective, way of thinking, and/or a unique set of experiences that expand the intellectual conversations and practices in the field of literature and introductory writing instruction.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: On or before November 1, 2017, please submit application materials via http://SAICfaculty.slideroom.com. You will be asked to create an account after which time you may complete the application comprised of fill-in fields and uploaded documents. SAIC will underwrite the application fees; you will not be charged to apply for the position. You are encouraged to begin the application well before the deadline. No applications may be submitted beyond the deadline for any reason.

Complete the fields for: educational background; current position; and contact information for three professional references.

Please convert all word documents into PDFs before uploading. Required files to upload include: cover letter stating your interests and qualifications; resume or curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy (please include your thoughts on teaching to a diverse student body and creating an inclusive learning environment); 1-3 samples of course syllabi; sample(s) of scholarly writing (combined maximum of 30 pages).

QUESTIONS: Questions regarding the School and its open positions, application procedures, or the search process may be emailed to saicteach@saic.edu. Please consult http://www.saic.edu for information on the School and its programs, or http://www.saic.edu/about/jobsatsaic for open positions and application procedures.

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Siena College (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - Literary Studies and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality StudiesEdit

The English Department at Siena College is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor working at the intersection of literary studies and women’s, gender, and sexuality studies. Candidates whose research focuses on feminist and queer theory, sexual diversity and social justice, and/or race and ethnicity are particularly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities include a teaching load of both introductory and advanced courses: Introduction to Literature, Women in Literature, Sexuality in Literature, Poetry, Drama, and other upper-level courses in the candidate’s field. Opportunities to teach Honors seminars and to develop innovative courses will also be available. Student advisement, mentoring, and other service to the department and college will also be expected. For more information about Siena College and the English Department, please visit our website: http://www.siena.edu/english.

The position begins fall 2018, and a Ph.D. in English must be completed prior to 9/1/18. Successful candidates must have prior college-level teaching experience, demonstrate scholarly achievement, and exhibit a commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education. In keeping with the College Mission, preference will be given to applicants who can assist in actively promoting diversity through electives, Franciscan Concern courses, and other activities. A background screening will be required.

For questions or further information, please contact Stephanie White, Siena College, 515 Loudon Road, Loudonville, NY 12211, (518) 782-6784, swhite@siena.edu

Siena College is a co-educational, independent, liberal arts college in the Franciscan and Catholic tradition, located in a suburban area two miles north of Albany, New York’s capital city. Albany is also centrally located and roughly three hours from New York City, Boston and Montreal.

Please send letter of application, CV, article-length sample of scholarship, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation. One of these letters must address the candidate’s teaching.

The application deadline is December 1, 2017. Application reviews will begin promptly thereafter.

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Springfield College (MA) - TT Asst. Professor of LiteratureEdit

Springfield College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of World literature in the Department of Humanities. The College is seeking candidates with experience teaching both contemporary and pre-twentieth century literatures, particularly poetry. Expertise in Latino/a literature is desirable. A strong commitment to equity, diversity and student success is required. Responsibilities include teaching four courses per semester including first-year writing, advising, and service to and beyond the college.

Successful candidates must have an earned doctorate in English, Comparative Literature, or a related field from a regionally accredited institution and demonstrated excellence in teaching. ABD with degree completion prior to employment date acceptable. Additionally, an active research program or evidence of research potential is expected.

Founded in 1885, Springfield College is a private, coeducational institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs that reflect its distinctive Humanics Philosophy - the education of the whole person in spirit, mind, and body for leadership in service to humanity. For more information, please visit the College's homepage at www.springfield.edu.

Initial review of applications will begin November 13, 2017 with an employment date of August, 2018.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching and research statement, and the names and contact information for 3-5 professional references.

Springfield College is committed to enhancing diversity and equality in education and employment.

Online App. Form: https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1210401&d=ExternalCareerSite

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St. Joseph's College (ME) - TT Asst. Professor of English - Writing and Literature - POSITION FILLEDEdit

The Saint Joseph’s College English Department is searching for a full-time faculty member to teach writing and literature courses beginning in the fall 2018 semester. This is a tenure-track position that includes working with the Writing and Publishing major.

Successful candidates will have a PhD or ABD in English and both teaching and publishing experience.

Applicants must be willing to support the mission and core values of Saint Joseph’s College.

Saint Joseph’s College, sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, is a Catholic liberal arts college enrolling roughly 1000 students of all faiths on campus in the traditional 4-year college, while another 2,400 working adults take online courses from locations throughout the country and the world. The beautiful 430 acre campus is located on Sebago Lake, one half hour from Portland, Maine and two hours from Boston.

Saint Joseph’s College is committed to providing physical activity and wellness opportunities for our employees. We have been recognized as a Gold Level Recipient of the American Heart Association’s Fit-Friendly Worksites Recognition program in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Saint Joseph's College successfully earned a Bronze STARS award from the Association of the Advancement of Sustainability of Higher Education (AASHE). The STARS assessment enables the College to plan our goal of carbon neutrality on campus by 2036.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Please complete our online application by clicking on Apply Now below. Please include your resume and cover letter, the names and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references, and read and sign the Pre-Employment Statement.

Saint Joseph’s College is an EEO employer.

Specific questions may be emailed to: sjcemployment@sjcme.edu or call 207-893-7757.

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  • Job has been taken down from the school's site (and the links above no longer work). Anyone know if the position has been cancelled? 
  • Inside candidate was given the job; was never a real search. [posted ~ 10/2]

Stockton University (NJ) - TT Asst. Professor - Critical Thinking and First Year StudiesEdit

The School of General Studies is seeking one or more core faculty members to teach developmental first-year courses in critical thinking and reading as part of an innovative, University-wide First-Year Studies program.  First-Year Studies is housed in the School of General Studies. Experience with first-year students, particularly at-risk students, is essential.  Successful candidates are also expected to demonstrate ongoing scholarship/creative work, engage in college service, and teach in the interdisciplinary General Studies curriculum. See information and a short video regarding General Studies at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DvFJO1ySW5U#action=share.  Your letter of interest must indicate for which title(s) (Assistant Professor/Instructor) you are applying.

Founded in 1969, Stockton University, New Jersey’s Distinctive Public University, is also one of America’s most distinctive public universities, consistently ranking among the nation’s finest educational institutions and among the top ten public Master’s institutions in the Northeast. Stockton proudly offers the academic, technological, and cultural advantages of a large institution combined with the community spirit of a small liberal arts college. Stockton is noted for combining an outstanding interdisciplinary approach to graduate and undergraduate education with all the qualities of an outstanding employer. We offer a unique vibrant working environment, a wealth of work related opportunities and outstanding employee benefits.  Stockton is committed to attracting, encouraging and retaining a qualified workforce to support the mission of the University.    The University is located in the Pinelands National Reserve in southern New Jersey, about one hour from Philadelphia, two hours from New York City, three hours from the Baltimore/Washington area, and 20 minutes from Atlantic City.  The University’s location, active, stimulating campus life and diverse community make Stockton University a great place to work!

Description of Responsibilities:

  • Critical Thinking Program faculty teach developmental level first-year courses in critical thinking and reading as part of a 3/3 schedule of 4-credit courses.
  • Faculty are also expected to demonstrate ongoing scholarship/creative work and engage in University service.
  • Successful candidates would have an opportunity to teach in the General Studies curriculum, including teaching first-year seminars, courses in interdisciplinary minors such as Africana Studies, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Caribbean and Latin American Studies, Digital Literacy and Multimedia Design, and more.
  • All Stockton faculty members are expected to demonstrate, through past accomplishments and actions, the ability to support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission.

Tenure Track Applicants for Instructor positions will also be expected to:

  • Engage in additional service obligations to be negotiated upon hire.
  • Advise 1.5 – 1.75 times the average numbers of advisees of program faculty.

Tenure Track Applicants for Assistant Professor positions will also be expected to:

  • Serve as academic advisors for undergraduate students.
  • Engage in service to the university, community and discipline.
  • Participate in scholarship and/or creative activities as appropriate to the discipline.
  • Annually contribute to the interdisciplinary general studies courses as part of their regular teaching load.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications for Instructor Level:

  • Master’s degree in relevant discipline for Instructor rank.
  • Teaching philosophy must demonstrate critical thinking pedagogy and practices.
  • Must show evidence of excellence in teaching and experience working with first-year students, specifically students at risk.

Minimum Qualifications for Assistant Professor Level:

  • Terminal degree in liberal arts discipline required for Assistant Professor rank.
  • Teaching philosophy must demonstrate critical thinking pedagogy and practices.
  • Must show evidence of excellence in teaching and experience working with first-year students, specifically students at risk.

How To Apply: Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Initial term of appointment will be September 1, 2018 – August 31, 2020.Only electronic documents will be accepted.  Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents.  All required documents must be submitted in order for your application to move forward.  You may upload documents using Word or PDF.

  1. A letter of interest describing qualifications and accomplishments.  (Your letter must indicate for which title(s) (Assistant Professor/Instructor) you are applying).
  2. A curriculum vitae
  3. Short (1-page) teaching philosophy statement
  4. A list of three professional references (included in the application): Name, Organization, Email address and Telephone

Online App. Form: https://stockton.hiretouch.com/applicant-login?jobID=1425

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SUNY Delhi (NY) - TT Asst. Professor in English and Communications - PHONE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

SUNY Delhi invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in English and Communications for the School of Liberal Arts & Sciences beginning fall 2018. Teaching duties consist of a 4/4 teaching load, including two sections of composition each semester. Other teaching duties will include communications courses, with additional opportunities to offer humanities courses, introductory literature courses, and/or courses in the college's growing Honors Program as needed. We are especially interested in applicants who have expertise in areas such as professional/technical writing, service-learning, Writing Across the Curriculum, and/or assessment. While the majority of English and Communications courses are offered to fulfill General Education Requirements to students from a wide range of programs and backgrounds, the college is interested in developing new courses and degree offerings in areas like professional writing and communication, as well as on-line course development and instruction for ENGL 100 and ENGL 200 courses.

Application Instructions:

To apply, please submit: Letter of interest addressing your qualifications and teaching philosophy; Resume or Vita; Contact information for three professional references.

For full consideration please apply by November 19, 2017

SUNY Delhi is an AA/EO Employer

Online App. Form: http://delhi.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=90449

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Thomas Jefferson University (PA) - TT Assistant Professor of Writing, Rhetoric and LiteratureEdit

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) seeks a full-time, tenure-track faculty member with expertise in rhetoric, composition, and literature or related topics. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college level. A record of strong scholarship in the candidate’s field(s) of expertise as well as demonstrated engagement in the pedagogy of writing is required. A secondary area of expertise in an area such as media studies, professional communication, comparative literature, multimodal literacies, or cultural studies is a plus.

The successful candidate will teach first-year and upper-level writing and other multidisciplinary humanities courses in our general education core curriculum; take a leadership role in the coordination of a required multimedia writing course; and have opportunities to develop interdisciplinary curricula in the general education core. The standard teaching load is 12 credits per semester, with reductions for administrative roles.

The successful candidate must have a doctorate or a foreign equivalent to a U.S. doctoral degree in rhetoric and composition, literature or related field.

Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds, including but not limited to women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

For additional information about the university, visit http://www.eastfalls.jefferson.edu.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: By Nov. 1, 2017, submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests and a list of three references with contact information to Dr. Barbara Kimmelman, Dean, College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), 4201 Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144-5497. Electronic submissions accepted as a single PDF submitted to CSHLAjobs@PhilaU.edu.

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/45114

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University of Florida (FL) - TT English and American Literature, Folklore and Film Studies Librarian Edit

The English and American Literature, Folklore and Film Studies Librarian [The English Librarian] is a year-round (12 month) tenure track library faculty position responsible for the overall development, management and coordination of the George A. Smathers Libraries resources in all formats for the these subject areas. The position supports the University’s academic programs including interdisciplinary humanities programs supported by the University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Responsibilities include analyzing the University’s programs in English and American Literature, Folklore and Film Studies, and collaborating with librarians and academic faculty to establish collection profiles, selection guidelines, and preservation, location and cataloging priorities; and evaluating existing collection strengths and current collecting intensities. In collaboration with the Library West Humanities and Social Sciences selectors, this position builds the English and American Literature, Folklore and Film Studies reference collection. This position manages specialized subject area reference services, library instruction, and online database services. This position provides general reference and instruction services to students, faculty, staff, and visitors at the Library West Research Assistance Desk, as well as online through the Ask-A-Librarian chat and texting service, email and via telephone queries.

The library encourages staff participation in reaching management decisions and consequently the English Librarian will serve on various committees and teams. To support all students and faculty and foster excellence in a diverse and global society, the English Librarian will be expected to include individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientation, and perspectives in work activities. The English Librarian will pursue professional development opportunities, including research, publication, and professional service activities in order to meet library-wide criteria for tenure and promotion.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 1.Communicates with appropriate academic faculty. Keeps informed of the development of academic programs and faculty interest to ensure that the Libraries’ collections and services support curriculum and research needs, and informs clientele about relevant Libraries’ issues. 2.Defines goals, establishes objectives, plans and manages budgets, and coordinates collection development activities with other subject specialists, and librarians, with respect to resources for the English and American Literature, Folklore, Film Studies, and cognate collections. 3.Analyzes the English and American Literature, Folklore and Film Studies collection development program activities and provides reports, strategies, assessments, and studies or surveys as required. 4.Participates in the Humanities and Social Sciences general reference program, and acts as the collection management coordinator for the English and American Literature, Folklore and Film Studies Reference Collection. 5.Responsible for advanced reference and research consultation in support of English and American Literature, Folklore and Film Studies, including the development of LibGuides and other online resources. 6.Participates in appropriate professional development and continuing education endeavors and engages in scholarly service and research resulting in publication. 7.Liaises and collaborates with faculty, students, researchers and other departments to further library digital scholarship initiatives & partnerships. 8.Participates in Library fundraising efforts. 9.Performs scholarly research and provides service at the institutional and professional levels as related to assignment and in accordance with tenure and promotion criteria.

Advertised Salary:: Minimum salary at the Assistant University Librarian rank is $54,035 Minimum salary at the Associate University Librarian rank is $62,500 Actual salary will reflect selected professional’s experience and credentials

Minimum Requirements: 1. Master’s degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited program, or equivalent professional experience plus advanced degree in subject specialty. 2.Appointment at the Associate University Librarian rank requires eight years of relevant post graduate degree experience. 3.Familiarity with scholarly literature of English and American Literature, and either familiarity or interest in folklore and film studies. 4.Excellent analytical and organizational skills. 5.Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team within a culturally diverse user community of faculty, students, staff, administrators, and the general public. 6.Competence with information technologies and demonstrated effectiveness in integrating technology with traditional services and resources. 7.Flexible and forward-thinking approach to challenges and opportunities. 8.Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as strong presentation skills. 9.Strong potential for meeting the requirements of tenure and promotion (outlined at http://www.uflib.ufl.edu/pers/cdh)

Preferred Qualifications: 1.Advanced degree in a related field in the humanities. 2.Working knowledge of a second language. 3.Experience in the digital humanities. 4.Sound knowledge of collection management, reference, and instructional practices and standards. 5.Experience with and/or demonstrated enthusiasm for in-person and online instruction. 6.Experience managing collections in an academic or research library. 7.Experience providing reference and/or instructional services related to humanities, English and American Literature, Folklore and Film Studies in an academic or research library environment. 8.Record of including individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientation, and perspectives in research, teaching, service and other work.

Special Instructions to Applicants: To apply, submit 1) a cover letter detailing your interest in and qualifications for this position; 2) a written statement discussing the trends in research libraries affecting the study of English and American Literature. (250 words); 3) your current resume or CV; and 4) a list of three references including their contact information (address, telephone number, and email). Apply by November 30, 2017 (applications will be reviewed as received). Failure to submit the required documents may result in the application not being considered. If you have any questions or concerns about this process, please contact Bonnie Smith, George A. Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at bonniesmith@ufl.edu.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. The selection process will be conducted in accord with the provisions of Florida's 'Government in the Sunshine' and Public Records Laws. Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation.

LINK: http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/job/505081/english-and-american-literature-folklore-and-film-studies-librarian

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University of Hong Kong (CHINA) - TT Asst. Professor - Drama and English Literary StudiesEdit

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Drama and English Literary Studies in the School of English (Ref.: 201700862)

Applications are invited for tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor in Drama and English Literary Studies in the School of English of the Faculty of Arts, to commence on September 1, 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract.

The School’s unique profile in literary and cultural studies supports strong cross-cultural and specifically boundary-crossing research and teaching in literature, writing, and performance. Innovative studies, conferences, classes, and workshops – centred in the Black Box, the Creative Writing Studio, and explorations of the Transdisciplinary University – recently include the following inquiries of national, institutional, and cultural spaces: Oceanic Archives and Transnational American Studies (2012), Elegance and Messiness in the Age of Risk: Biennial Symposium on Literature and Culture in the Asia-Pacific Region (2013), Voices Through Hong Kong, featuring Emerging Hong Kong Writing and New Arts of Literary Translation (2014), Siting Postcoloniality Colloquium and Workshop (2015), and Island Cities and Urban Archipelagos (2016).

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in Drama, Literary, or Performance Studies, or related field, with an active research record and relevant teaching experience, and be prepared to teach and supervise at the B.A., M.A., M.Phil, and Ph.D. levels. Candidates with an M.F.A. in theatre, directing, or playwriting, in addition to the Ph.D. in drama, are preferred. We are looking especially for candidates whose scholarship in Drama and Literary Studies, Performance Studies or related fields may focus on Hong Kong, Chinese and Asian contexts and history. The ideal candidate should have an individual record in modern and contemporary perspectives that transforms boundaries of dramatic criticism and studio performance of place, space, and culture. Multi-dimensional research and performative interests may include: historiographic theatre, decolonisation (stage and theory), and global efforts toward new collective futures. We strongly welcome candidates from interdisciplinary approaches, and are open especially to those interested in contributing in local and multilingual contexts to the HKU Black Box Studio and the M.F.A. at HKU.

For more information about the School’s academic programmes and research areas, applicants are encouraged to visit the School’s web pages at http://www.english.hku.hk. Please note that the School is not involved in ESL teaching. Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 201601016) need not re-apply.

A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with the appointee’s qualifications and experience will be offered, as well as annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

Applicants should send a completed application form, together with a cover letter, an up-to-date C.V., one writing sample (a dissertation chapter or published article), and one example of creative/ performance practice to soesrapp@hku.hk. Please also arrange to have your three referees send their letters of recommendation directly to soesrapp@hku.hk by the deadline, but only after you have submitted your application. Application forms (341/1111) can be obtained at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk.

Closes September 15, 2017.

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University of Kentucky (KY) - Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, Honors College (Non-TT)Edit

The Lewis Honors College is currently seeking a Director of Academic Affairs for a 12 month appointment, non-tenure track position at the rank of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer. Field of expertise is open. This position will be responsible for teaching two courses per academic year (typically one per semester) of Honors level courses at the undergraduate level. The course taught will typically be the Foundations Seminar. The distribution of effort will be 20% teaching/advising, 73% administration and 5% research/scholarship, and 2% Professional Development.

The Foundations Seminar will be taken by all Lewis Honors College students and will be an intensive, interdisciplinary seminar will emphasize the development of analytical reading, writing, and speaking skills through the lens of examining the relationship of the individual to society. Students will examine human thought and imagination from various perspectives, including philosophy, history, literature, science, religion, and art. The course will pay particular attention to how the main branches of academic inquiry-humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, and arts and creativity-address the relationship between individuals and the social worlds in which they find themselves.

This position will have significant administrative responsibilities as the Director of Academic Affairs for the Lewis Honors College. This will include development and implementation of strategies for the Academic Affairs program including the shaping and management of the Honors curriculum. The individual will oversee the day-to-day operations of the Academic Affairs program which includes supervision of five academic advisors and assist the Associate Dean in day to day supervision of up to twelve lecturers located in the Lewis Honors College. This position includes program and budget management.

To apply, please include updated curriculum vitae along with a cover letter that details your experience related to the position. Please also include contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

Application deadline is October 8, 2017.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?: Yes Preferred Education/Experience

Preferred qualification includes experience in implementing programs

Deadline to Apply: 10/08/2017

Online App. Form: https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/158780

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University of Mary (ND) - Full-Time Faculty Position in English and Catholic StudiesEdit

The University of Mary invites applications for a faculty position in English and Catholic Studies to begin Fall 2018. Salary is commensurate with qualifications, experience, and rank. A Ph.D. is required by time of employment. Candidates with demonstrated ability as an interdisciplinary scholar in literature and the broad Catholic intellectual tradition are desired, but the following fields of specialization within English are especially sought: creative or professional writing, multiethnic literature, or American literature. Scholars with skill in interdisciplinary training in Catholicism and literature outside of these areas are encouraged to apply.

Applicants should also excel in teaching at the undergraduate level and be able to teach broadly among the various areas of English while having an active research agenda. All faculty are expected to demonstrate a willingness to support and advance the Christian, Catholic, and Benedictine mission and identity of the University of Mary (see http://www.umary.edu/about/mission/missionidentity.php). Consideration for this position would entail commitment to the program of Catholic Studies, a vibrant and apostolic program seeking the education of the whole of a student's life through community involvement, individual mentoring, and a dedication to passing on the Catholic intellectual tradition.

Required qualifications include: Ph.D. is required; Must excel in teaching at the undergraduate level and be able to teach broadly among the various areas of English while having an active research agenda; Upholds and promotes the Christian, Catholic, Benedictine mission of the University of Mary; Supports the ongoing implementation of Ex Corde Ecclesiae, the apostolic constitution on Catholic colleges and universities; Builds a culture of ready and earnest hospitality in the Office of Academic Affairs and throughout the university in accord with Saint Benedict's admonition that all be received as Christ.

The University of Mary is a private, Christian, Catholic, Benedictine university that welcomes students of all faiths and backgrounds. Infusing Benedictine values throughout the educational experience, Mary offers distinguished, professionally-focused academic programs enlivened by the liberal arts, global and civic service, robust internships, and mentoring by respected faculty. As one of the most affordable private universities in the nation, Mary offers exceptional educational value as well as outstanding scholarship and financial aid opportunities.

For more information on the University of Mary, please watch a short video by clicking on this link: https://youtu.be/Go37Hy6QrVs

We welcome your interest in joining the University of Mary. Qualified applicants should submit (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) writing sample of no more than 10 pages, (4) teaching philosophy statement, (5) official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, and (6) three letters of recommendation via email or mail to University of Mary, Attn: Human Resources, 7500 University Drive, Bismarck, ND 58504.

Review of application materials will begin on October 13, 2017. Position will remain open until filled.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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  • Also posted at American Open 2018
  • Is this the same position from last year? Anybody know what happened?

University of Oregon (OR) - TT Asst. Professor - Comics Studies - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

The Department of English at the University of Oregon invites scholars of Comics Studies to apply for the position of assistant professor to begin in Fall 2018.

We conceive Comics Studies as an interdisciplinary field addressing a historical range of forms, including the long tradition of graphic satire and caricature, editorial and panel cartoons, newspaper strips, comic books, graphic novels, and digital comics. We are especially interested in comics scholars whose work intersects with one or more of the following existing areas of strength within our department: Disability Studies; Environmental Literary Studies, Ecocriticism, and Environmental Justice; Gender/Queer/Trans Theory; Ethnic Anglo-American Literary Studies; and Digital Humanities. We particularly welcome applications from scholars from populations historically underrepresented in the academy and/or who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds. Competitive applicants will demonstrate potential for outstanding research and teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels; candidates' cover letters should also describe ways in which they can contribute to or further foster the experiences of inclusivity, institutional equity, and diversity.

We are an intellectually and culturally diverse department with established commitments to the fields of British, American, and Anglophone literature and media, Environmental Humanities, Queer/Trans and Gender studies, Rhetoric, Disability Studies, Comics Studies, and Folklore and Public Culture. Our department also plays a key role in a robust major in Cinema Studies, and in two new interdisciplinary graduate certificates: New Media and Culture; and Politics, Identity and Culture.

Minimum Requirements: Ph.D. in English or a related field in hand by time of appointment. Salary is competitive.

The University of Oregon is one of only two members of the Association of American Universities in the Pacific Northwest and holds a “very high research activity” ranking in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The UO enrolls more than 20,000 undergraduate and 3,600 graduate students representing all 50 states and nearly 100 countries. In recent years, the university has increased the diversity of its student body while raising average GPAs and test scores for incoming students. The UO’s beautiful, 295-acre campus features state-of-the art facilities in an arboretum-like setting. The UO is located in Eugene, a city of 157,000 with a range of cultural and culinary offerings, a pleasant climate, and a community engaged in environmental and social concerns. The campus is within easy driving distance of the Pacific Coast, the Cascade Mountains, and Portland.

Candidates are asked to apply on line at www.academicjobsonline.org by submitting an application letter, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample of approximately 20 pages, and contact information for three referees by November 15, 2017. Please do not have letters of recommendation sent to Academic Jobs Online; we will request letters of recommendation at a later date. If you are unable to use this online resource, please contact engl@uoregon.edu to arrange alternate means of submitting application materials. Application materials received after November 15, 2017 will not be considered.

Apply at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/Oregon/English/9859

Deadline: Nov. 15

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University of Scranton (PA) - TT Assistant Professor of Creative Writing (Poetry) and English (American or Anglophone Literature)Edit

Teaching load will include poetry writing workshops, occasional advanced courses reflecting interests & specializations, & general-education writing & literature courses. The 4/3 contractual teaching load is typically reduced to 3/3 for those with active creative or research agendas. Duties may include program development, mentoring advanced students, and administering the University Reading Series. Essential duties include Poetry writing workshops, occasional advanced courses reflecting interests & specializations, and& general-education writing & literature courses. Minimum Education Requirements: M.F.A., Ph.D., or D.F.A. in hand by December 2017 is required for this position.

Posting Number F00123P

Open Date: 10/23/2017

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please be prepared to upload cover letter, c.v., 3 letters of reference, & a writing sample of no longer than five pages.

Preference will be given to applications received by December 1st. Interviews to be conducted at MLA.

LINK to Apply: https://universityofscrantonjobs.com/postings/2749

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U.S. Air Force Academy (CO) - Assistant Professor of English (2 Positions)Edit

The Department of English & Fine Arts anticipates filling two Assistant Professor of English positions effective June 25, 2018. A Ph.D. degree in Classics or Classical Literature or a related field (English, Literature, Comparative Literature, Humanities) is required. Candidates will teach Greek and Roman literature in translation, freshman composition, sophomore literature, and upper-division courses in English and the Humanities. Candidates with expertise in the literature and rhetoric of war, the reception of Classical texts in later periods, and/or interdisciplinary humanities are especially welcome. In lieu of tenure, faculty work on successive multi-year term appointments, and over 90% of faculty are reappointed. The Academy is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse student body and a pluralistic faculty committed to an inclusive environment that enriches the educational experience of all of our students. Hence, we are especially interested in candidates whose teaching, life experience and/or research interests contribute to a climate that values and uses diversity in all its forms. To Apply: Go to http://www.usajobs.gov. Type in “Professor” in the “Keyword” box and “USAF Academy” in the Location box and click “Search.” Scroll down until you locate this position. Applications must be received by December 18, 2017.

MLA JIL 11/4/17

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U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (NY) - TT Asst. Professor of English - PHONE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

JOB TITLE: Assistant Professor (English)

DEPARTMENT: U.S. Department of Transportation

AGENCY: Maritime Administration

SUB AGENCY: U.S. Merchant Marine Academy

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT#: USMMA-2017-04

SERIES & GRADE: AD-1710-00/00

OPEN PERIOD: August 14th, 2017 to August 18th, 2017

POSITION INFO: This is a Full-Time Tenure-Track appointment in the Federal Service, with an initial term not-to-exceed 06/20/2020. Reappointments to additional one or two year terms are possible. If tenure is achieved (after four to six years), employment will be made permanent, provided a satisfactory performance appraisal is received annually. For additional information on requirements, please contact the Academy's Human Resources Office.

DUTY LOCATIONS: 1 (One) Vacancy at the following location: Kings Point, NY

WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: Applications will be accepted from any U.S. Citizen

JOB SUMMARY: The position is that of an Assistant Professor in English in the Department of Humanities, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, N.Y. The Academy, one of the five Federal Academies, is a degree granting institution fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Upon graduation, the Midshipmen (male and female) are awarded Bachelor of Science degrees, licensed as Merchant Marine Officers by the U.S. Coast Guard and are commissioned as Officers in the U.S. Reserves or Active Duty Military Service. Located on the North Shore of Long Island in Western Nassau County, it is one of the world's foremost institutions in the field of maritime education and consists of 82 acres of waterfront land including a Museum, library and fitness/recreational facilities available to both faculty and staff. For further information, visit our web site at http://www.usmma.edu.

The Mission of the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) is to educate, and graduate licensed merchant mariners and leaders of exemplary character who will serve America's marine transportation and defense needs in peace and war.

KEY REQUIREMENTS:

You must be a U.S. citizen and meet all the education, specialized experience, any listed Licensure/Certification and selective factor requirements for consideration.
Submit application and resume by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date
Review Required Documents Section as documents are required to be submitted by the closing date.
This is a Tenure-Track Faculty position
This position is an Excepted Service appointment
Successful completion of a pre-employment Background Investigation is required.
Relocation expenses will not be paid.
This Job Announcement may be used to fill similar positions within 30 days.
This position may be eligible for a flexible Maxi-Flex Work Schedule in conformance with Agency policies and approval of the required agreement.

MAJORE DUTIES: As an Assistant Professor you will be responsible for the development and conduct of educational courses and programs within the department, in particular teaching English subject courses including literature and writing classes. You will be responsible for academic mentoring of Midshipmen, carrying out research and scholarly activities and assuming a share of departmental and institutional service activities.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EVALUATIONS

Qualifications Required: Qualification standards are used to determine which applicants would be able to perform satisfactory in the position to be filled. The education, training, experience, or other requirements included in the qualification standards are minimum requirements. i.e., it would be unlikely that an applicant for employment would be able to perform satisfactorily in a particular position or occupational series if he or she did not possess these qualifications.

To qualify for this position, you must meet the Educational and Specialized Experience requirements listed below.

Minimum Educational Requirements: To qualify for an Assistant Professor of English, you must have a Doctoral degree in English from an accredited college or university.

Specialized Experience Requirements: A minimum of four academic years of experience teaching at a college or university in both Literature and Composition. Your resume and application materials (including college transcripts) must show that you have the education and specialized experience necessary to teach English courses above the high school level.

Preferred Applicants: A secondary specialization in or experience teaching Professional and/or Technical Writing is preferred.

Highly Desirable Skills/Experiences: Candidates whose areas of specialization include American Literature, African American Literature/Studies or World Literature preferred.

Well qualified candidates must be highly motivated and experienced professionals possessing integrity, stamina, and ingenuity, and be capable of adjusting to various work environments, physical demands, and schedules.

Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Trial Period: Applicant(s) selected under excepted service procedures must successfully complete a one-year trial period if not already completed.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Basis for Rating: For this announcement, all applicants will be reviewed to determine if they meet the basic qualifications for this position, specifically the educational, and specialized experience requirements.

All applications that are verified to meet the basic qualifications requirements will be referred to the selecting official. All referred veterans' preference eligibles will be given positive consideration for selection.

How to Apply: You must submit a complete application package (including resume, transcripts verifying education/degree, questionnaire responses and supporting documents) during the open period, to be received no later than 11:59 PM Eastern Time on the closing date of the announcement.

SEND ALL INFORMATION TO: HRApplicantInbox@usmma.edu

Note: You MUST list the Job Announcement # and Job Title in the subject line of your email.

If you are unable to send your application materials by email, they can be sent by U.S. Mail but MUST be received by the closing date of the announcement.

AGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION: U.S. Department of Transportation/Maritime Administration, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Office of Human Resources, 300 Steamboat Road, Kings Point, New York 11024-1699. (516)726-5876

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: The following documents must be received by the close date:

RESUME - showing relevant experience and education
COMPLETED QUESTIONNAIRE
TRANSCRIPTS - Verifying that you meet the stated education requirements for the series. Unofficial copies are sufficient to apply but official transcripts may be required prior to appointment.
ALL REQUIRED CERTIFICATION(S), LICENSE(S), AND/OR OTHER CREDENTIAL(S).
CURRENT AND FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES MUST SUBMIT AN SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) showing your tenure, occupational series and grade level.
VETERANS: In order to be considered as a preference eligible, you must submit a copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, DD-214 (Member 4 copy) showing the type of discharge and dates of active duty. In addition, if you are claiming 10 point preference eligibility, you must also submit proof of entitlement of this preference such as a valid letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs certifying to the present existence of the service-connected disability and indicating the percentage of your disability. You must also submit a completed Request for 10 Point preference Form SF-15. http;//www.opm/forms/pdf_fill/sf15.pdf. Additional information on Veterans Preference is available at: http://www.opm.gov/StaffingPortal/vetguide.asp.

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Virginia Military Institute (VA) - TT Assistant Professor - Literature (British or American)Edit

Job Description: The Virginia Military Institute Department of English, Rhetoric, and Humanistic Studies is seeking applications for a tenure-track assistant professor with professional expertise in British or American literature and a secondary interest in rhetoric and composition, beginning August 2018. The incumbent will teach three courses per semester, including freshman and upper-level courses in an interdisciplinary English major with a central focus on rhetoric.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. by August 2018 required.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Candidates must both fill out an on-line application and submit required supporting materials (a letter of application, résumé, transcript, and three letters of recommendation) either by e-mail to RCSearch@vmi.edu or by mail to Dr. Emily Miller, Head, Department of English, Rhetoric, and Humanistic Studies, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA 24450. Review of applications will begin October 9 and continue until the position has been filled. Preliminary interviews will be conducted via Skype. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans to apply. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are also encouraged to apply.

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Wesleyan University (CT) - TT Asst. Professor - Text, Materiality, and Technology (late 17th-early 20th c.) - MLA INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Department of English at Wesleyan University seeks a scholar-teacher of Text, Materiality, and Technology, specializing in any period of British, American or Anglophone literature from the late seventeenth to the early twentieth centuries, for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 1, 2018. We seek a scholar whose work conceives of texts as material artifacts, and who thinks in fresh ways about how old formats and new technics might illuminate each other. Successful applicants will offer broadly-conceived courses in the field, courses more focused on their areas of expertise, and the English Department’s gateway, “Ways of Reading.” Wesleyan faculty have a strong commitment to both undergraduate teaching and scholarship. Candidates for this position should be actively engaged in scholarly research and writing and prepared to teach four literature courses per year (two per semester) to undergraduates.

The teaching load is 2/2. Additional duties include advising and mentoring students, carrying on a program of research, and participating in faculty governance at the departmental and university level. Wesleyan is a highly selective liberal arts college that values both scholarship and teaching very highly, has a strong, diverse undergraduate student body, and offers a generous sabbatical program and competitive salaries and benefits.

Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D. in English or related field in hand by the time of appointment to be hired as an Assistant Professor; a successful candidate may be hired as an Instructor if the candidate does not have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment, but will complete the Ph.D. in English or related field within one year of hire.

Special Instructions To Applicants: You will be asked to upload electronic versions of the items we require, which are (1) a letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) writing sample (25-30 pages), (4) evidence of teaching excellence, including course syllabi and student evaluations. As part of the cover letter we invite you to describe your cultural competencies and experiences engaging a diverse student body.

You will also be asked to provide the email addresses of three referees from whom we may obtain confidential letters of recommendation (please double-check the accuracy of the email addresses of the referees you name to insure that you have the most up-to-date email addresses for each one).

After you have submitted all of the required documents, you will see a confirmation number. At that point, each of the three referees whose email address you have provided will receive an automatically generated email requesting that he or she submit a letter of reference for you.

Additional Information: Applications submitted by October 16, 2017 will receive full consideration.

Please contact Liz Tinker, English Department Administrative Assistant at etinker@wesleyan.edu or 860-685-2360 regarding questions about the application process.

Note for Interfolio users: We gladly accept letters of recommendation from Interfolio. From your Interfolio account, please use the “web delivery” method to upload your letters directly to our online application.

For further instructions, look here: http://help.interfolio.com/entries/24062742-Uploading-Letters-to-an-Online-Application-System.

APPLY at: https://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/6022

Deadline: Oct. 16

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Williams College (MA) - Assistant Professor in Literature of the Oceans (Non-TT)Edit

The Williams-Mystic Maritime Studies Program in Mystic, Connecticut invites applications for an Assistant Professor to teach literature of the oceans, supervise independent student research, and participate in 2-3 multi-day field seminars (an offshore sailing cruise and field seminars to the Pacific and Gulf of Mexico coasts) in each of two semesters per year. We are seeking a teacher-scholar of literature with collaborative and interdisciplinary interests to begin July 2018. Subspecialties could include transatlantic literary studies, diaspora studies, or others with a strong focus on the oceans. This is a Williams College faculty appointment, starting as a three-year renewable position. Promotion to Associate Professor with renewable five-year terms is possible after 2 three-year terms. This is intended to be a career position with continued renewal going forward.

Williams-Mystic (mystic.williams.edu) is a selective off-campus program of Williams College located at Mystic Seaport, with approx. 20 students each semester from many different colleges.

The mission of Williams-Mystic is to empower global, creative citizens while cultivating an enduring relationship with the sea. We create an open-minded, interdisciplinary academic community through experiential learning at Mystic Seaport, along the coasts of America, and on the oceans. Students of all majors study the history, literature, policy and science of the oceans, focusing on environment and sustainability.

We welcome applications from members of groups traditionally underrepresented in the field, and we ask you to write in your cover letter about your ability to work effectively with a student population that is broadly diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion; we also encourage you to speak to any experience you have in working in a close-knit and highly collaborative learning environment.

PhD or MFA expected by Sept. 2018. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 1-page teaching statement, 1-page research statement, transcripts, and three letters of reference by November 1, 2017. All materials should be addressed to Lee Park, Dean of the Faculty, and must be submitted through Interfolio using this link: https://apply.interfolio.com/43907. Preliminary inquiries may be directed to Executive Director Tom Van Winkle (tsv1@williams.edu).

All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check. Further information is available here: http://dean-faculty.williams.edu/prospective-faculty/background-check-policy/

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Spartanburg Methodist College (SC) - TT Professor of English (Generalist)Edit

Spartanburg Methodist College invites applications for Professor of English. The college seeks a Generalist with demonstrated skill in Rhetoric and Composition and/or Developmental Education. Tenure track is available. The Ph.D. is preferred; the Master's degree is required. We seek candidates who demonstrate excellence in teaching and a commitment to mentoring undergraduates at the two-year college level. The full position description may be reviewed at http://www.smcsc.edu. Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Executive Director of Human Resources and Title IX Coordinator, Spartanburg Methodist College, 1000 Powell Mill Road, Spartanburg, SC 29301. The application deadline is Friday, January 12, 2018. EOE/AA

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/46868

MLA JIL 11/3/17

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Westminster College (PA) - TT Asst. Professor of English - Literature and Creative and Professional WritingEdit

ENGLISH. Tenure track, Assistant Professor of English position to begin fall, 2018. Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania. The Westminster College Division of Communications, Arts, Languages, and Literature seeks a broadly trained faculty member in literature, with special interests in creative and professional writing. We also welcome additional background in science writing and journalism. Applicants must demonstrate teaching experience and ability to work in a collaborative, interdisciplinary environment. A commitment to undergraduate teaching and liberal arts education is essential.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. by the start of the appointment. The normal teaching load is six courses over a two-semester calendar. Responsibilities include teaching courses in literature, writing, and the College's liberal studies program; pursuing an active research agenda; and engaging in program and college service.

Applicants should submit a letter of application; curriculum vitae; three letters of recommendation; a brief description of teaching experience and/or teaching philosophy, including a statement describing experience teaching and mentoring students from historically underrepresented populations; and graduate and undergraduate transcripts to Dr. Deborah Mitchell, Chair, Division of Communications, Arts, Languages, and Literature, Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA 16172-0001. Materials should be received no later than January 15, 2018.

Westminster College is one of America's most admired liberal arts colleges, known for its collaborative environment and outstanding experiential learning programs. Related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster was founded in 1852 as the first college in the country to offer the same degrees to all people, regardless of gender, race, or religion. Westminster has been ranked among the nation's top schools for "Top Colleges Doing the Most for the American Dream" (NY Times), "best value for the money" (College Factual), employment success (Educate to Career Index), graduation rate performance (U.S. News), social mobility (Washington Monthly), women in STEM disciplines (Forbes), service-learning (President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll), and other categories. Around 1,300 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from close personal attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 41 majors, 10 pre-professional programs and nearly 100 organizations. Westminster's historic campus is located in New Wilmington, PA, a beautiful rural setting near Pittsburgh and Cleveland.

Westminster College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, enhancing learning through diversity and inclusion.

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Baylor University (TX) - Lecturer in English (Non-TT)Edit

Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” The university is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris (www.baylor.edu/profuturis/). As the world’s largest Baptist University, Baylor offers over 40 doctoral programs and has almost 17,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries.

Baylor seeks to fill the following non-tenure-track faculty position within the College of Arts and Sciences: Lecturer in English

The Department of English seeks a dynamic and creative faculty member to teach first-year writing and undergraduate classes in British and/or American literature. Additional experience and interest in teaching technical writing or creative writing is welcome. Candidates should be able to demonstrate teaching excellence and a dedication to undergraduate teaching and should have the PhD in English in hand at the start of the appointment.

Please apply online with letter of application and CV, official transcripts, three letters of reference, and a writing sample at https://jobs.baylor.edu/postings/2829. Applications will be reviewed beginning November 1, 2017. To ensure full consideration, applications for this position should be submitted by December 1, 2017.

To learn more about the above position, https://jobs.baylor.edu, the College of Arts and Sciences, http://www.baylor.edu/artsandsciences, and Baylor University, http://www,baylor.edu, please visit the appropriate URL.

Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.

MLA JIL 9/15/17

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East Tennessee State University (TN) - Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow (English)Edit

The Department of Literature and Language at East Tennessee State University is seeking a qualified individual to fill a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship position in the area of English literature or linguistics. The responsibilities of this position are primarily to teach composition, literature surveys, and special topics. Ability to teach in various areas is a plus.

We are looking for an individual who has innovative ideas to further develop a long-standing and already vibrant department that celebrates interdisciplinary studies and collaboration among faculty. Teaching load is 4/3 or equivalent. 9-month contract; 2-year appointment. Position includes benefits.

ETSU is a comprehensive state university serving the region of the Appalachian Mountains. AA/EOE employer.

Start date: August 15, 2018.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in English or related field. Ph.D. must be in hand by start date (August 15, 2018).

Online App. Form: http://jobs.etsu.edu/postings/9591

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Gonzaga University (WA) - Lecturer-IR or Lecturer-AT, English (begin Jan. 2018)Edit

The English department at Gonzaga University invites applications for one full-time, one-semester, non-tenure-track, Lecturer position (4-course load) to teach Core Writing courses for the semester starting January 2018.

Minimum Qualifications: An M.A. or M.F.A. in English or closely related field. Evidence of successful teaching of first-year composition.

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Harvard University (MA) - Lecturers on History and LiteratureEdit

The Committee on Degrees in History and Literature at Harvard University seeks Full-Time and Half-Time Lecturers beginning academic year 2018-2019.

Our teaching fields are: American Studies, Ethnic Studies, European Studies, Latin American Studies, the Medieval World, the Early Modern World, and the Modern World. We are especially interested in candidates whose research interests include race, ethnicity, gender and sexuality, comparative or transnational approaches, and who can teach multiple geographic areas and historical periods.

Minimum Requirements: strong interdisciplinary background; doctoral degree and teaching experience; ability to design and execute interdisciplinary tutorial programs for sophomores and juniors, as well as direct senior honors theses; ability to advise students on curricular matters, to evaluate examinations, essays and senior theses, and to conduct senior oral examinations. A doctorate in a related field is required by the time the appointment begins. Lecturer positions are normally for three years, the second two years contingent upon a successful performance review in the first year.

Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Lecturer applications—including cover letter, c.v., names of recommenders, and writing sample—must be submitted online. Application deadline is January 9, 2018.

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/47084

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Heidelberg University (OH) - Asst. Professor of English Literature (3 yr. appt. - renewable)Edit

Heidelberg University, located in Tiffin, Ohio, is rising! With the implementation of a new academic strategic plan, we are seeking qualified candidates passionate about sharing their knowledge, implementing strategies for student engagement and success, and building a community of education excellence. Heidelberg University seeks a dynamic individual for the position of Assistant Professor of English – Literature. This position is in the School of Communication, Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts, one of the four schools recently implemented within the new organizational structure of Academic Affairs. Heidelberg University offers a strong liberal arts curriculum and professional education programs with the mission of personal, intellectual, and professional development, leading to a life of purpose with distinction.

Heidelberg University is a student-focused community with a significant commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. Individuals who value, demonstrate, and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion are preferred candidates for Heidelberg’s vacant positions. Additionally, we are seeking faculty who want to contribute to the University’s initiatives to improve our student recruitment, engagement, retention, success, persistence, graduation, and placement.

The Assistant Professor of English (Literature) provides instruction and advising to undergraduate students. This faculty appointment includes a full-time teaching load in addition to office hours, advising, committee work, research and opportunities for continued professional development. This is a three-year position beginning August 2018 with the possibility of multiple year extensions. The Assistant Professor of English reports directly to the Chair of the English Department. All full-time faculty members in the Department of English teach first-year writing, so training and experience in composition is essential. Courses taught include Literary Genres, Literature of the Ancient World, Literature of the Modern World, Studies in World Literature, Major World Author, Literature of American Diversity, and other courses as needed.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience, qualifications and abilities, including:

Ph.D. or ABD in English with training in world literature and the literature of American diversity and two-years of college-level teaching experience including first year writing. Successful experience supervising student research projects and advising. Demonstrated analytical and strategic thinking abilities. Demonstrated strong commitment to student centered active learning and student engagement activities. Willingness to participate and engage in responsibilities, campus efforts and activities during the day, evenings, and /or weekends at both on-campus and off-campus in order to be part of a community that supports education excellence and student success. Demonstrated experience, knowledge and appreciation for a liberal arts tradition. Commitment and a demonstrated record of academic excellence with professional and personal integrity. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication and problem- solving skills. A demonstrated work ethic that promotes teamwork, enhances creativity and motivation, and builds consensus in a high-energy and high-task environment. Ability to manage several projects simultaneously. In addition, the ideal candidate will model Heidelberg University’s core values of integrity, honesty, humility, transparency, respectfulness, diversity, caring, loyalty, and accountability in all work.

Qualifications: For consideration, or to obtain additional information, please visit http://www.heidelberg.edu/careers where the online application is available. Candidates should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, professional references, transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and statement of research interests. Official transcripts will be required of the finalist candidate.

How to Apply: For consideration, complete the online application.

Expected Closing Date: Review of candidates will begin November 15, 2017 and will continue until the position has been filled.

EOE Statement: Heidelberg University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply for all postings.

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Hillsdale College (MI) - Asst. Professor of English (5 yr. appt. - renewable) - pref. Modern British GeneralistsEdit

Hillsdale College, an independent, four-year institution with a traditional liberal arts mission, seeks applications from teachers and scholars of demonstrated excellence who are prepared to offer three courses per semester as follows: a) two courses in our core “Great Books” sequence (ENG 104-105); and b) either a period course in British literature (ENG 300 level) or an upper-level seminar in literature (ENG 400 level).

Position: This is a five-year position, beginning August 2018, with the possibility of renewal. Generalists in modern British literature are encouraged to apply; preference may be given to those prepared to teach twentieth century British literature. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. Other desirable attributes include a solid blend of teaching, research, and service preparation, and a strong commitment to our liberal arts mission. Love for undergraduate teaching is a must, along with the desire to work in a thriving, collegial department.

Directions: Applicants must send a letter of application that presents evidence of strong undergraduate teaching skills and an active, focused research agenda. Applicants must also include two separate documents: a) a statement of teaching philosophy and specific professional goals; and b) a detailed response to the College’s Mission Statement (please see http://www.hillsdale.edu/about/mission) that includes a discussion of the candidate’s ability to teach in the light of its commitments. The application must also include a curriculum vitae, three up-to-date letters of recommendation, and transcripts. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Deadlines: All materials must be received by November 1, 2017. Review of applications will begin November 2nd. The first round of interviews will be conducted via Skype in mid December, followed by formal campus visits for the finalists after the new year. Send all materials to Dr. Stephen Smith, Chair, Department of English, Hillsdale College, 33 East College, Hillsdale MI 49242. 517-607-2637. EOE.

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/44935

MLA JIL 9/11/17

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  • Holy cow, take a look at the mission statement: "The College values the merit of each unique individual, rather than succumbing to the dehumanizing, discriminatory trend of so-called “social justice” and “multicultural diversity,” which judges individuals not as individuals, but as members of a group and which pits one group against other competing groups in divisive power struggles."  Guys, you're supposed to be a little more chill with the politics.  

Kennesaw State University (GA) - Non-TT Lecturer of English (renewable - begin Jan. 2018) - GOOGLE HANGOUT INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, non-tenure track Lecturer of English faculty position in the Department of English.

Position Responsibilities: Kennesaw State University invites applications for a lecturer position in English to teach General Education (first-year composition and sophomore literature). Lecturer positions are non-tenure track but renewable annually. These appointments carry a 5/4 teaching load, with some university service obligation. Ideal candidates will have an academic grounding in Composition and Rhetoric pedagogy and demonstrated skill in teaching college composition. Faculty in the department teach in a variety of modalities, including face-to-face, hybrid, and online. Experience in teaching and/or certification in hybrid or online formats and pedagogies is recommended.

Required Education, qualifications, and experience: Applicants are expected to have at a minimum a Master of Arts degree in English or a closely related field (Ph.D. is ideal) with at least 18 hours of graduate coursework in English, or its foreign equivalent. Applicants with the training, ability, and/or experience equivalent to the minimum degree may be considered.

The Department of English at Kennesaw State University is committed to excellent teaching, scholarship, and service to the university and the community. With a diverse faculty engaged in a variety of research approaches, the department models and promotes scholarship that honors humanistic traditions while making a range of contributions to university and civic life.

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country's most dynamic cities. As Georgia's third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing doctoral program. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit https://facultyjobs.kennesaw.edu.

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

Date Position Available: 01/02/2018

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Apply at: https://facultyjobs.kennesaw.edu/postings/4279

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Loyola University Chicago (IL) - Lecturer - Writing and Core LiteratureEdit

Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of English, seeks a qualified candidates for a newly authorized positions as Lecturer of Writing and Core Literature, beginning Academic Year 2017-18. [?] The initial appointment will be for three years, with possible renewal. The department serves the university’s undergraduate core curriculum and offers undergraduate majors and minors in English and Literature. The department is among the largest in LUC’s College of Arts and Sciences and teaches 3,000 students in roughly 200 sections each term on the Lake Shore Campus, Water Tower Campus, and the John Felice Rome Center. For more information about the Department of English, please visit its website at http://www.luc.edu/english/index.shtml.

Duties and Responsibilities: This is a full-time lecturer-track position that consists of teaching core courses both in literature and writing.

Minimum Qualifications: Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. or MFA and will demonstrate excellence in the teaching of literature and composition. Experience in teaching ESL is also desired. (See the following link for details: http://www.luc.edu/english/writing.shtml.)

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants should submit, by November 1, 2017, a current Curriculum Vitae, a teaching statement, and a letter of interest to http://www.careers.luc.edu. They also should provide the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position. Referees will not be contacted immediately but might be at subsequent points in the review process.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Applications received by the above date will receive the fullest consideration.

Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity – including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment – is critical to achieving the University’s mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically accessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual’s record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees.

As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website at http://www.luc.edu/mission/. For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at http://www.luc.edu/transformativeed.

Quick Link for Posting http://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/6075

Chronicle (posted 11/6/17)

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Minerva Schools at Keck Graduate Inst. (CA) - Faculty in Humanities, incl. Literature (Open Rank)Edit

We are currently appointing faculty to teach undergraduate courses in the arts and humanities beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year. We welcome applications from people at all career stages. We are especially interested in applicants who take an interdisciplinary approach to their work. We will consider applicants with degrees in art history, music history, theater, film, or literature, particularly comparative or world literature.

The Minerva Schools at KGI (the Keck Graduate Institute) prepare students to become innovators and global leaders in a wide variety of disciplines. All Minerva classes are seminars, not lecture courses. Students live together in residence halls, traveling to 7 different cities over their four undergraduate years of study. We teach using the Minerva Active Learning Forum, a web-based platform that supports real-time, synchronous seminars (ranging from 15-19 students) with high levels of student-faculty interaction. The majority of our students are undergraduates pursuing four-year degrees.

Because all classes are taught on our technology platform, you have complete flexibility to teach at Minerva via computer from any geographic location where there are good internet connections. Students live and study in many global cities, so teaching days and hours often fall outside the range of a typical business day.

Ph.D. required. ABD applicants accepted if the degree will be completed by August 1, 2018. Please apply using this link: http://apply.interfolio.com/46482

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Northwestern University (IL) - Academic Adviser (primarily) and Assistant Professor of Instruction (2 yr. appt.)Edit

Northwestern University’s Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences anticipates hiring a College Adviser to start 1 September 2018. College Advisers work with an assigned cohort of students, advising them on a wide range of academic and other matters throughout their undergraduate careers. College Advisers hold appointments in the Weinberg Dean’s Office of Undergraduate Studies & Advising (OUSA) and coterminous teaching-track appointments in academic departments or programs in the College. Teaching responsibilities generally include one or two courses yearly, with academic advising and related service constituting the primary responsibilities of the position. This is a 10-month, full-time, benefits eligible position. The initial appointment is two years.

Required: Ph.D. or terminal degree in academic field represented in the College's curriculum and complementing the disciplines of the existing advising group; a commitment to the mission of an interdisciplinary arts and sciences education; a keen interest in providing timely advice on academic matters to undergraduates; a strong record of undergraduate teaching; superior communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills; the ability to master relevant campus policies and procedures; and an aptitude for working collegially. Candidates will ideally have some experience advising undergraduates. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated experience working with under-represented minority students, low-income, or first-generation college attending students.

AA/EOE. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

The application requires: a cover letter describing relevant interests, preparation, and experience; a current curriculum vitae; teaching evaluations; any advising evaluations; and three letters of recommendation, at least one focused on teaching qualifications. All of this material is to be submitted at the link to be found at: http://www.weinberg.northwestern.edu/undergraduate/academic-adviser.html

This submission process is a one-time online entry (incomplete applications cannot be submitted). Applicants will be notified by automated email when the application is received, and upon submission of each letter of recommendation.

Applications are due by 5 pm CST on Feb 2, 2018; letters of reference will be accepted until 5 pm CST Feb 9, 2017. If you have any questions about submitting your application, please contact Sheree Trimuel-Jackson at 847/467-5497 or s-trimuel@northwestern.edu.

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Texas Tech University (TX) - Assistant Professor of Practice in Literature, Film, and Composition (3 yr. appt. - renewable)Edit

The Department of English in the College of Arts and Sciences at Texas Tech University seeks an experienced and innovative educator to join its faculty as an assistant professor of practice specializing in teaching undergraduate students in literature, film, and composition.

Already home to more than 400 majors and minors, English at Texas Tech is embarking on a new effort to reinvigorate its undergraduate curriculum and grow its student engagement, including remaking its first-year writing program, and offering new courses in literature and film. The successful candidate will contribute to this new engagement by teaching undergraduate courses in film, literature and composition, as well as mentoring graduate student teaching assistants (TAs). Teaching expectations are serving as the instructor of record, with TA support, for 6 large (100-plus students per section) undergraduate classes a year, or a 3-3 load.

Texas Tech University is designated as a Carnegie Tier One (Highest Research Activity) institution. It has a law school, a medical school, and colleges of Arts and Sciences, Agriculture, Architecture, Business Administration, Engineering, Human Sciences, Media and Communication, and Visual and Performing Arts. The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest of these, representing 28% of the total enrollment of 35,000. The university is located in Lubbock, a rapidly growing city of more than 300,000 on the high plains. Lubbock enjoys 260 days of sunshine every year. Mountains with skiing and other activities are only 4 hours away, and just a 5-hour drive can take you east to Albuquerque or west to Dallas-Fort Worth.

Candidates with an earned doctorate in English with at least 5 years of university-level teaching experience are preferred. Specific teaching experience in undergraduate film and composition courses is also preferred. Experience mentoring students is desired, as is education or research in religious studies. In addition, experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation students is highly desirable.

Candidates who have very strong records of scholarship supported by extramural funding and who have the proven capacity or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech are encouraged to apply. Service duties include program-building, as well as commitment to extra-curricular activities. Service to the department, college, and university is expected.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.

For more information on our undergraduate programs in English, see http://www.depts.ttu.edu/english. This assistant professor of practice position in the Department of English is a 3-year appointment, contingent on successful annual and cumulative performance appraisals. After 6 years of successful work, the assistant professor of practice can be recommended by the College Dean for a continuous service appointment.

Candidates must apply online at http://www.depts.ttu.edu/hr/workattexastech/ with letter of application and vita. Dossiers will be solicited later from exceptionally qualified candidates. Applications will be accepted until October 31. Screening starts October 15. Direct inquiries to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Marta Kvande (marta.kvande@ttu.edu ).

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United States Air Force Academy (CO) - Term Asst. Professor of English (Jan. 2018-May 2019)Edit

The United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) Dean of Faculty, Department of English and Fine Arts, anticipates filling the TERM (full-time) position of Assistant Professor of English, beginning on 8 January 2018 and terminating on 24 May 2019. Subsequent re-appointments will not be considered based upon an assessment of performance, Air Force and departmental needs, and funding availability. This position is in the excepted civil service.

USAFA, located just north of Colorado Springs, Colorado, is an undergraduate institution that awards the Bachelor of Science degree as part of its mission to educate, train, and inspire men and women to become officers of character, motivated to lead in the United States Air Force and in service to our nation. Faculty applications are invited from candidates who can contribute to this mission by interacting with cadets, both in and out of the classroom, as instructors and mentors. The student body consists of approximately 4,000 men and women representing every state and several foreign countries. The Academy faculty is an integrated group of military and civilian educators. The curriculum includes core academic and professional courses, and 27 disciplinary and interdisciplinary majors.

Responsibilities will include teaching a 4/4 load (average class-size 17), advising students, and serving on departmental committees.

Qualifications: REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: An earned Doctoral degree in English (Literature, Rhetoric, or Composition) or related field (must be completed by employment start date) is required.

ACADEMIC DISCIPLINES: English (Literature, Rhetoric, or Composition).

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have the ability to teach writing/composition and literature courses. Ideal candidates will also demonstrate a record of innovative teaching and interdisciplinary scholarship. Applicants will be assessed based on teaching credentials, education, and fit to our current curriculum. Preference will be given to candidates who have recently earned their doctoral degree and demonstrated excellence and innovation in teaching/writing.

Essential qualities expected of every faculty member include the personal attributes of integrity, industry, cooperation, initiative, and breadth of intellectual interests.

How to Apply: You must submit your application so that it will be received by the closing date of the announcement, 10/27/2017.

Applications must be mailed to the following address: 10 FSS/FSMC, ATTN: Faculty Staffing Team, #17-41DFENG, 5136 Eagle Drive, USAF Academy, CO 80840-2603

Faxed, emailed or incomplete applications WILL NOT be accepted or considered -- NO EXCEPTIONS.

Applications mailed by government employees using "official" government postage or through an internal federal government mail system WILL NOT be accepted or considered.

A complete application package will include a letter of application (cover letter), curriculum vitae, statement of citizenship, legible copies of ALL OFFICIAL transcripts. A Doctoral degree is required, but all OFFICIAL transcripts must be provided for ALL degrees being pursued or obtained as stated in your curriculum vitae, and a list of three professional references (to include names, complete mailing addresses, and telephone numbers) are required. Three letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with your professional work is highly desired.

An incomplete package will result in non-consideration of your application.

IMPORTANT: A statement indicating your country of citizenship (i.e. "I am a citizen of _______.") is required to be included on your cover letter or curriculum vitae.

Your curriculum vitae must include detailed information in the following areas, as appropriate:

1. Teaching Accomplishments: Include teaching experience and teaching awards. 2. Professional Accomplishments: Include research, consultations, publications, and awards. 3. Service Accomplishments: Include membership, leadership roles, nature of service and contribution in collegial and/or professional organizations, societies, etc.

If you are claiming veterans' preference, please provide basic eligibility information in your cover letter. Also include in your application a copy of your DD-214 (Member Copy 4) and, if disabled, a completed SF-15 (Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference), along with a letter for federal employment from the Department of Veterans Affairs indicating percentage of disability.

IF APPLICABLE: An active duty military member's statement of service/certification letter will be accepted in lieu of a DD-214. The statement/certification letter can be obtained from your servicing military personnel office and must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate your rank, dates of active duty service, and type of discharge/character of service (i.e. honorable). Your preference and/or appointment eligibility will be verified prior to appointment. Military members may be appointed before the effective date of their military retirement/separation, if member is on terminal leave.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 10/27/2017.

See full details at: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/477954600

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United States Military Academy at West Point (NY) - Teaching Postdoctoral Positions for English Composition and Literature (2 yr. appt.)Edit

Established in 1802, the United States Military Academy at West Point is the only college specifically charged with preparing young men and women for service as officers in the United States Army. Candidates should have a genuine concern for the development of enlightened, morally courageous military leaders with creative, critical, and resourceful minds. Military experience is not required.

The Department of English and Philosophy invites applications for two 2-year teaching postdoctoral positions in English (July 2018 – May 2020). The salary range for these positions is between $70,000 and $75,000. The typical teaching load is 4/4. Candidates should hold a PhD or expect to earn it shortly in English or comparative literature. They must demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate education, and the capacity to teach core-curriculum courses in literature and composition. Candidates must be willing to teach diverse literatures and genres in the core literature course. The United States Military Academy, an Equal Opportunity Employer, welcomes applications from women and minorities. To receive full consideration, applicants should submit a cover letter, cv, teaching philosophy, letters of recommendation, official transcripts, and a 20-page writing sample by 20 November 2017, to the attention of Ms. Kristina Fox, e-mail: kristina.fox@usma.edu. Electronic submissions preferred. If claiming Veteran Preference, please include a DD214.

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/45911

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University of California, San Diego (CA) - Assistant Director, Humanities Program, Revelle College, UC San Diego (Academic Coordinator I - AY/ Lecturer)Edit

The Humanities Program of Revelle College, University of California, San Diego seeks a Lecturer and Academic Coordinator. The Humanities Program is a core curriculum program, offering five interdisciplinary, chronologically arranged courses in the history of Western culture and ideas to all freshmen and sophomore students. The Program places a strong emphasis on the development of skills in formal, persuasive writing on serious topics and in the reading of challenging texts.

The core Humanities courses are on the following subjects: Ancient Israel and Ancient Greece; Rome, Early Christianity, and the Medieval World; Reformation and Renaissance; The Age of Reason and the Romantic Period; Modern Culture. Each course is centrally concerned with influential texts from formative traditions of Western culture.

As Lecturer, the person hired would teach three large-enrollment courses per year. As Academic Coordinator, he or she would serve as Assistant Director of the Program, working with the program's numerous faculty to maintain and develop curriculum, promote continuity, hire teaching assistants and supervise their work, and implement the curriculum of writing instruction that runs throughout the Program's courses.

This is an academic-year (9-month) appointment with eligibility of continued appointment per UC guidelines. The Academic Coordinator appointment is eligible for reappointment and merit every 2 years. The Lecturer component has the potential for appointment annually through the lecturer application process.

Hiring Salary Range: $50,244-$62,784 (salary commensurate with experience). *Teaching in the summer as additional compensation may be considered.

Required Qualifications:

A Ph.D. awarded for work in a humanistic field (typically in History, Philosophy, or Literature). Degree must be conferred by May 31, 2018
A record of excellent teaching directly relevant to the Program and demonstrating an assured ability to make challenging texts fully accessible to undergraduate students
Strong interest and successful experience in teaching texts written before the twentieth century
Excellent organizational ability, including the ability to pursue and complete numerous projects at the same time
Outstanding interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work well in a team-oriented academic environment with colleagues representing many backgrounds and interests
An ability to work effectively with students representing diverse backgrounds, interests, and levels of preparation
Demonstrated experience and commitment in areas contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and a desire to play a leadership role in advancing UC San Diego's commitment to achieving excellence and diversity in an academic setting. UCSD is committed to building an excellent and diverse faculty, staff, and student body and invites applications from candidates whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in curricular planning and development
Teaching experience in large classes (over 100 students)
Experience in teaching students in a research university

Applications should be submitted to the UCSD on-line application collection system, AP-On-Line Recruit, at: http://apptrkr.com/1107142.

  • Teaching evaluations may be requested if the candidate is selected for an interview

Program Description: The Humanities Program offers interdisciplinary courses in history, philosophy, and literature, with a focus on major aspects of the Western humanistic tradition. In these courses, students examine the development of a wide variety of ideas and forms of expression that exert a major influence on modern America. Through lectures and class discussions, and through the writing of essays, students learn to interpret literary, historical, and philosophical texts and to conduct independent critical assessment of documents and ideas.

The sequence of courses, Humanities 1 through 5, meets the humanities and writing requirement of Revelle College. Instruction in university-level writing is part of all five courses, but students in Humanities 1 and 2 (six units each) receive intensive writing instruction.

For detailed description of the Revelle College humanities requirement, see Revelle College, General-Education Requirements, Humanities, in the UCSD General Catalog.

Revelle College, the first college at UC San Diego, was founded in the early 1960's when the Great Books programs piloted by the University of Chicago and Columbia University influenced humanities curricula throughout the nation. The original Revelle College faculty, led by the founder, Roger Revelle, believed that educated people should be acquainted with the literary, historical, philosophical, scientific, and social ideas and problems that have defined our culture.

As the first college at UCSD, Revelle College has a dedicated cadre of senior faculty loyal to the College's classical ideal of education. The College's core Humanities sequence has the highest percentage of senior faculty instructors of all the University's core courses. The Revelle faculty has included Nobel Prize winners such as Harold Urey, Francis Crick, and, recently, Roger Tsien, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry.

AA-EOE: The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.

Job location: San Diego, CA

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Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Cover Letter
Statement of Teaching
Statement of Contributions to diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our http://facultyexcellence.ucsd.edu/c2d/index.html site for more information.
Misc/ Additional #2 (Optional)
Misc / Additional (Optional)

References: 3 letters of reference required

How to apply

Create an ApplicantID
Provide required information and documents
If any, provide required reference information

To apply, please visit: http://apptrkr.com/1107142

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University of Nevada Reno (NV) - Continuing Lecturer - English (Generalists, incl. 20th c. Lit.) - 2 PositionsEdit

The Department of English at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR), invites applicants for two (2) continuing lecturer positions to begin July 1, 2018. We are seeking generalists with a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching to teach lower-division required courses in the literature and writing tracks of the English major and courses in the Core Curriculum. These may include courses in 20th century British and American Literature, 20th century Ethnic American Literature, professional writing, or creative nonfiction. The positions have a 4/4 teaching load with potential course release opportunities for academic advisement, assessment, or administrative duties.

The University of Nevada, Reno, is the state’s land-grant research and teaching institution. It serves approximately 21,000 students, with significant and growing numbers of first-generation students and students of color (http://www.unr.edu). UNR was ranked as a Tier 1 institution by U.S. News and World Report and is centrally located adjacent to downtown Reno. Boasting a vibrant arts and restaurant scene, Reno has also become a hub for world-class outdoor recreation. It is situated on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada, 45 minutes from Lake Tahoe, four hours from the San Francisco Bay Area, and near both Yosemite and Lassen National Parks.

UNR believes that diversity promotes excellence in education. We are an inclusive and engaged community, and we recognize the enhanced value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience. Members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Candidates must possess an M.A. in English by August 2018.

The University of Nevada accepts applications electronically. Please submit a letter of application which includes a statement indicating how you would contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through your research, teaching, and/or service, a curriculum vita, and a statement of teaching philosophy via the university’s website at https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/25911

Applications will be accepted through November 1, 2017. We will begin reviewing materials immediately after this closing date. EEO/AA Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (TN) - Lecturer in First-Year Composition and HumanitiesEdit

The Department of English of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a Lecturer (one-year renewable appointment) position in First-Year Composition and Humanities beginning August 1, 2018.

This position’s primary responsibilities include teaching first-year composition courses, as well as lower-division general education courses in literature and the humanities.

Qualifications: M.A. in English. Candidates who hold a Ph.D. in English/Rhetoric or English Literature may be given priority consideration. Other qualifications include: A record of outstanding classroom instruction. A willingness to engage in a variety of instructional modalities, including online instruction. A demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching. A record of departmental citizenship. Excellent written, interpersonal, and oral communication skills.

Application Procedures: Applicants should prepare to submit the following information within our online application system for consideration:

Application cover letter
CV, including up-to-date personal contact information (email, phone, etc.)
Statement of teaching philosophy
Teaching portfolio
Unofficial transcripts

Please organize the first five items (application letter; CV; teaching philosophy; and teaching portfolio, unofficial transcripts) into one (1) large file. Please note that this file may not exceed 5MB in size.

Additionally, candidates will need to include names, titles, and email addresses for three (3) references for confidential letters of recommendation to be requested.

Review of applications will begin on January 15th, 2018.

Applications must be submitted electronically through the UTC Faculty Career Site by visiting: https://ut.taleo.net/careersection/utc_faculty/jobdetail.ftl?job=1700000116

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is the second largest school in the University of Tennessee System, serving a diverse student body of more than 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students through five academic colleges. UTC offers a unique blend of private and public school traditions and is a driving force for achieving excellence, embracing diversity, inspiring positive change, and enriching the community. Since its founding as Chattanooga University in 1886, UTC has developed a reputation for excellence built on an unusual blend of the private and public traditions of American higher education. For more than 83 years, the university was a private school. In 1969, UTC became part of the state university system. Today, UTC is on a journey to excellence - boldly embracing a passion for excellence in all things and focused on changing lives and transforming communities. The UTC commitment—each and every day—is to earn the trust and confidence of those we serve. Our goal is to make a difference in our community and in the lives of our students.

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Wittenberg University (OH) - Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor, EnglishEdit

The English Department at Wittenberg University seeks applicants for a full-time visiting position for the 2018-2019 academic year, with the possibility of renewal, up to a total of three years. The successful candidate will teach five sections of introductory college writing and research and one introductory literature course, during the two-semester academic year. Expertise in pre-Restoration British literature and/or digital humanities is especially welcome. Candidates are expected to engage in minor departmental service as indicated by the department chair, and are welcome to participate in mentorship and professional development opportunities.

Requirements: A Ph.D. or ABD in English is preferred, a master's degree in English is required. Candidates should have a strong commitment to and demonstrated success in teaching introductory college writing and research.

Additional Information: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Wittenberg is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of our student body and society at-large. Please review our notice of nondiscrimination housed on our website.

Application Instructions: To apply, please set-up an account and apply through our online system. Then, upload the following documents in MS Word or Adobe Acrobat format: Curriculum vitae. Letter of application, including brief statement of teaching interests and philosophy. Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Complete applications should also include three letters of reference (with phone numbers and email addresses). Letters of reference may be uploaded with your application as PDF files on letterhead or mailed directly to Dr. Lori Askeland, Chair, Department of English, Wittenberg University, Post Office Box 720, Springfield, OH 45501-0720, laskeland@wittenberg.edu.

If you are a person with a disability and require assistance with the application process, please contact Wittenberg's Human Resources Department at 937.327.7517.

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See also: Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2017-18Edit

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