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English Faculty

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, English & Literature
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Grove City College invites applications for a permanent faculty position in English. The department welcomes candidates who demonstrate a robust understanding of and commitment to literary learning in the Christian liberal arts tradition. Above all, GCC seeks scholars and teachers sympathetic to the institutional vision. Rank is open; teaching scholars at any level of their career and with any literary specialty may apply. Several areas of scholarly expertise which may immediately benefit the program include classical and medieval literature, 18th century British literature, and/or African American literature. English faculty at Grove City College are expected to teach a broad literary survey for non-majors as well as first-year college writing.


In addition to academic advising and service on academic committees, all faculty at Grove City College enjoy an array of professional development opportunities with regard to their research and teaching goals through support for conference presentations and professional organizations, summer research grants, faculty-student research, faculty-led travel courses and internships. In particular the successful candidate will have the opportunity to help the English Department host its annual Christian Writers Conference. Past Conferences have either served as regional meetings of scholarly associations such as the Conference on Christianity and Literature, the C.S. Lewis and Inklings Society, and the George Herbert Society, or hosted contemporary artists and highly regarded literary scholars (e.g., Karen Swallow Prior, Makoto Fujimura, Malcolm Guite, and Scott Cairns).


Please send a current curriculum vitae, names and contact information of four references (three professional and one pastoral), and a letter of interest that includes an explanation of how your Christian faith represents a strong fit with Grove City College’s unique mission as a Christian college see: ( to: Mrs. Jamie N. Kimble, Associate Director of Human Resources at




Grove City College is a private educational institution noted for its academic excellence where scholarship is informed by Christian principles. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, non-job-related disability, use of a guide or support animal, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other college-administrative programs.



Grove City College is a private, Christian four-year undergraduate institution. The College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Grove City College is also a member of the American Council on Education, the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, the National Association of Colleges and Employers, and the Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Universities.

Since its founding in 1876, Grove City College, committed to Christian principles, has sought to provide liberal, scientific, and pre-professional education of the highest caliber at the lowest possible cost. In keeping with its mission, the College takes special care in selecting faculty who are experts in their chosen fields of learning, thoroughly loyal to the purposes of the College, and professing Christians.

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