The College of Business, Humanities, and Social Sciences at West
Virginia University Institute of Technology invites applications
for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor or non-tenure
track Teaching Assistant Professor of English. We are seeking an
outstanding candidate to complement the faculty in a
multidisciplinary department of History, English, and Creative
Responsibilities include teaching twelve undergraduate hours per
semester to include first-year composition and
professional/technical writing. Teaching modalities may include
in-person, on-line, or both, as assigned. Ability to teach public
speaking is required. A successful tenure-track candidate will
actively contribute to scholarly pursuits in English studies, to
departmental initiatives, and to the intellectual and cultural life
of the university. A successful non-tenure-track candidate will
actively contribute to departmental initiatives and to the cultural
life of the university. Additional responsibilities include
committee assignments, participation in professional development,
attending regularly scheduled faculty and department meetings,
responsibilities and activities to promote student retention and
persistence, and other duties associated with the faculty
A Ph.D. in English is required, and the
degree must be conferred by August 2023. Candidates must also
exhibit evidence of effective teaching experience in composition at
the college level. Experience with online instructional
technologies is desirable.
- Letter of interest
- Curriculum vitae
- List of references with contact information
- One-page teaching philosophy that includes a discussion of how
student engagement may improve retention and persistence; tenure
track applicants should additionally include a discussion of how
research interests inform teaching
- University transcripts
Additional materials, such as a teaching portfolio, writing sample,
and letters of reference, may be requested.
Date of Appointment:
Review of applications will begin immediately with
preference given to applications submitted by December 15th.
About the University:
WVU Tech is a regional division of the
West Virginia University system with a campus located in Beckley,
West Virginia. It boasts a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio and an
average class size of 17 students, allowing personalized attention
in a supportive environment. WVU Tech is ranked first in the state
for return on investment, and seventh in the nation in annual ROI
for students paying in-state tuition. The campus is near several
state and national parks and numerous recreational
More information about the College of Business, Humanities and
Sciences can be found at: http://bhss.wvutech.edu.
Apply online at: http://hr.wvutech.edu/employment_opportunities
At West Virginia University, we leverage our talents and resources
to create a better future for our state and the world. As West
Virginia's land-grant university, WVU has three campuses that touch
each corner of the state. The WVU System includes 518 buildings on
15,880 acres, Extension Service offices in all 55 counties, ten
experimental farms and four forests.
From the groundbreaking R1 research of our flagship campus in
Morgantown to the career-oriented programs of WVU Potomac State in
Keyser to the technology-intensive programs at WVU Tech in Beckley
— the contributions of WVU employees directly impact the 1.8
million people of West Virginia every day, no matter their role or
Service, curiosity, respect, accountability, and appreciation are
the core values that unite Mountaineers, inspiring one another to
work tirelessly and support others as they seek to reach new
heights. After all, when you're a Mountaineer, impossible is just
another mountain to climb.
Creating an inclusive, engaged, and dynamic learning environment is
core to WVU’s academic mission. We welcome candidates who can
contribute a range of ideas, approaches and experiences.
To learn more about West Virginia University, visit go.wvu.edu.
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opportunities at careers.wvu.edu.
West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity
employer and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender
equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff,
and students, and invites applications from all qualified
applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender
identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics,
disability, or Veteran status.