Associate Professor

North Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 01, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Associate Professor

North Carolina Central University

Closing Date: at 11:55 PM

Primary Purpose of Position:
The ideal candidate for this faculty position would develop and teach courses in African-American Literature from the Colonial/Slavery period through the present, including survey courses, intermediate courses, and upper-level Jr/Sr seminars in specific authors, genres, or periods. They will re-invigorate our English Literature Concentration and develop a curricular focus on African-American Literature, which is an appropriate goal for an HBCU. Also, the timing is right for curricular revision of both our African-American Literature offerings and the Literature Concentration as a whole.

Minimum Education/Experience:
Ph.D in English or a related field with a specialization in African-American Literature, and graduate coursework and teaching experience in Creative Writing. The ideal candidate will also hold an MFA or MA in Creative Writing, and have a demonstrated record of scholarly and creative publications.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Primary Area of Specialization: The faculty member will generally teach two mid-/upper-level courses in African-American Literature and two courses in Creative Writing. In addition to teaching four courses per semester, the faculty member will serve as the faculty advisor for the “Ex Umbra” literary publication and mentor undergraduate and graduate students in their creative writing endeavors.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript and submit to a background investigation.

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North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.


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