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Instructional Assistant Professor of English

Texas A&M International University
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 8, 2023

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

Instructional Assistant Professor of English

Job Title
Instructional Assistant Professor of English

Texas A&M International University

Dept, Humanities

Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Laredo, Texas

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Job Description

The Department of Humanities at Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) seeks an Instructional Assistant Professor of English (9-month non-tenure track position) to begin Spring 2023. Primary duties include: (1) teaching 15 semester credit hours (the equivalent of five courses) per semester of freshmen composition courses and advanced courses in literature; (2) serving on the First Year Writing Program faculty committee as well as other department, college and university committees, and (3) providing service to students. We desire candidates who have worked with diverse student populations and have the ability to teach in areas that complement or strengthen our undergraduate and graduate programs. Research and publications are encouraged but not required to maintain employment. Initial appointment is for three years, and renewal is based on performance and institutional need.

Required Qualifications:

The successful candidate must hold an earned doctorate degree in English preferably with a concentration in Medieval Literature or in a closely related discipline. ABDs will also be considered, but applicants must have earned a doctorate before January 13, 2023. Candidates are required to have prior teaching experience in composition. We prefer teaching experience with bilingual student populations and/or minority students, service experience in First Year Writing Programs, and/or research or teaching experience in literature, especially medieval literature, or the history of the English language.

TAMIU is a growing university of over 8,000 students located in Laredo, Texas, a vibrant bi-lingual, bi-cultural city with a population of about 250,000 on the U.S./Mexico border. For more information, visit For faculty, TAMIU offers competitive salaries and a benefits package covering health insurance and retirement benefits. Financial support for professional development opportunities, such as attending academic conferences, is also provided. Moving expenses are covered in whole or in part by the university.

This position requires face-to-face interactions through a regular schedule of attendance on campus and in the workplace for a minimum of four days a week.

First review of applications will begin on November 14, 2022. The application will remain open until the position is filled.

Applications must be submitted online at

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT: During the application process you have only one opportunity to enter the requested information, upload documents, and submit the application. You will not be able to make changes or add additional documents once you “Submit” the application materials. The software does not allow you to “Save” your application and return to complete the process at a later time. The page "My Experience" has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload files. Be sure to include:
  • Resume/CV
  • Cover letter
  • Teaching Philosophy statement/document that elaborates on experience teaching bilingual and/or minority students
  • At least 3 current professional references and their full contact information
  • Unofficial transcripts

Applications received by Texas A&M International University must have all job application data entered. Failure to provide all job application data could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. “See resume” is not an acceptable entry in the job application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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