Visiting Instructor of English (Begins Fall 2021)

Employer
The University of Texas Permian Basin
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Mar 02, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of Texas Permian Basin is accepting applications for a non-tenure track visiting lecturer in the Department of Literature and Languages Fall 2021. Applicants must have a least a M.A. in English or Literature with Ph.D. preferred. The candidate would primarily teach Composition and British or American Literature Survey Courses either face to face or online, or both—and possibly other courses assigned by the chair, depending on the instructor’s strengths. Instructors teach a total of five classes per semester.

Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one-page statements of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts of grades, and the names and contact information for three references to Dr. Marlon Fick, Chair Literature and Languages, fick_m@utpb.edu . Applicants must also complete an employment application. Please follow the link below for instructions: http://www.utpb.edu/services/business-affairs/human-resources/employment-opportunities.

This position is security sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, requiring a background check. A candidate must have documentation for immediate employment in the U.S. UTPB is an EO/AA employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.

The University of Texas Permian Basin (UTPB) values the great variety of intellectual and cultural perspectives that contribute to our success. We strongly believe that our future depends heavily on our ability to embrace diversity and leverage the strength of inclusion. The University prohibits unlawful discrimination against a person because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, and gender identity. The University’s commitment to equal opportunity extends its nondiscrimination protections to gender expression.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Employment is subject to an introductory period to monitor employee performance. If hired, the prospective employee must present documentation within three (3) days of hire date to establish their identity and employment eligibility as required by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Must be able to operate a licensed motor vehicle, have access to a dependable motor vehicle, and possess a valid state driver’s license. Must have and maintain a satisfactory driver’s record.

The University offers an excellent compensation package which includes a broad range of employee benefits including free health insurance (employee only) as well as a generous retirement program. We invite you to learn more at www.utpb.edu.

The University of Texas Permian Basin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

EOE, including disability/vets.

UTPB participates in e-Verify.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Applicants must have a least a M.A. in English or Literature.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Ph.D. in English or Literature preferred.