This job has expired

Visiting Assistant Professor of English

Providence College
Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 14, 2022
Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the global environment in which we live and work.

The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally, Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from New York City.

For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S. News & World Report “Regional Universities – North Category” and has been commended by several other ranking publications.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title
Visiting Assistant Professor of English

Visiting Faculty

Tenure Information
Non-Tenure Track

Job Description

Providence College invites applications for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor in English with a specialty in Journalism and Digital Media beginning in the fall of 2023.

Candidates should have outstanding and ongoing publications, a record of excellence in undergraduate teaching, and a strong commitment to serving diverse students through a lens of equity and inclusion. Additionally, candidates must have a willingness to be active in service to the department, the college, and the community.

Essential Duties

This position comes with a teaching load of 3-3. The successful candidate can expect to teach first-year core writing courses and Journalism.

Education and Experience Required

Candidates should possess an MA or PhD in English, Journalism, Communication, or a related field.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled

Full consideration of application if received by:

Instructions to candidates

Letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample, three letters of recommendation, and transcripts should be submitted electronically to by February 1, 2023. Candidates will be asked to submit additional materials at a future date. Semi-finalist interviews will take place on Zoom.

Questions about the position may be sent to J. T. Scanlan, chair of the search committee at

Alternate Application Submission Instructions

College Information/EOE Statement

Providence College is a Roman Catholic four-year liberal arts institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars and seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission. Providence College is committed to upholding an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of a stellar and diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. An AA/ EOE, the College especially encourages the applications of women and persons from historically marginalized groups.
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Writing Sample
Optional Documents
  1. Optional Document

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert