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Assistant Professor (tenure-track) of US Ethnic Literature

Tarleton State University
Stephenville, Texas
Posted Date
Oct 28, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, English & Literature
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The English and Languages department at Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas is seeking an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) of US ethnic literature.  This position, which carries a 4-4 teaching load, will be responsible for teaching advanced undergraduate and graduate courses on ethnic literature, broader general education literature courses, and first year writing courses.  Successful candidate will also be expected to conduct scholarly research and provide service to the department, college, and university.    

Earned doctorate/terminal degree approved by the University and recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges with appropriate academic credentials verified by Tarleton’s faculty credentialing processes.

PhD in English or related field, with a specialization an ethnic literature of the US, required.

Specializations may include but are not limited to African American literature, Latinx literature, Native American/Indigenous American literature, and Asian American literature.   

Application packets only accepted on-line at Documents required: Completed online application, Cover Letter, CV, Scholarly Writing Sample, Proof of Teaching Excellence (including teaching philosophy and student evaluation information), All Transcripts (Unofficial will be accepted and are required with application. Official transcripts must be received directly from each degree-granting institution prior to a letter of appointment issued.)

 Review of applications packets will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 A founding member of The Texas A&M University System, Tarleton transforms generations by inspiring discovery, leadership and inclusion through teaching and research. Degree programs for more than 15,000 students in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, at A&M RELLIS at Bryan, and online emphasize real world learning that addresses regional needs while sustaining the values of excellence, integrity and respect.

Tarleton State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer. As a member of The Texas A&M System, Tarleton will provide equal opportunity for employment to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity and will strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity through The Texas A&M System.


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