Teaching Professor English 999324

Ohio, United States
Salary Not Specified
Nov 25, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Xavier University seeks two full-time non-tenure-track Teaching Professors of English beginning Fall 2021. The Teaching Professor position is renewable on a yearly basis, with the potential after six years for promotion to Senior Teaching Professor with a rolling two-year renewable contract. Successful candidates will teach Composition, Rhetoric, Literature and the Moral Imagination, First-Year Seminar, and other core-level writing and literature courses. An established record of teaching excellence in writing and literature is expected. A Master’s degree and three or more years of previous teaching experience are required. The teaching load is 4-4. There are no research expectations for these positions, but some support is available for professional development opportunities. Teaching Professors are also expected to be active in service to the department, college, university, and/or community.

Xavier University is part of the 500-year-old Jesuit Catholic tradition of academic excellence in the liberal arts. Our location in Cincinnati allows faculty to work with community partners to develop engaged learning and internship opportunities.U.S. News and World Reporthas ranked Xavier among the top 10 Midwest colleges and universities for more than 20 years in a row.

We are strongly committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity. These values are central to Xavier’s Jesuit mission. Candidates who have worked with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to our mission of inclusivity are strongly encouraged to identify their experiences and interests. Xavier is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment; we welcome a broad spectrum of candidates, and particularly invite applications from women, ethnic and racial minorities, and other individuals who are under-represented in the profession. Xavier University is an Equal Opportunity Employer .

Applicants should submit a cover letter, c.v., graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts acceptable at initial stage), 1-2 page statement about their demonstrated commitment to diversity in teaching, mentoring, research, and/or service, and three letters of recommendation on Xavier University's website by January 5, 2021 . Three letters of recommendation should be sent by recommenders to englishteachingprof@xavier.edu . Only complete dossiers submitted and received by the deadline will be considered. Initial interviews of selected candidates will be conducted via video conference in February. For questions, contact Dr. Carol Winkelman, English Department Chair at winkelmannc@xavier.edu .

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