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Assistant/Associate Professor of English

Fayetteville State University
Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 19, 2024

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Position Information

Position Title:
Assistant/Associate Professor of English

Position Number:

Working Title:
Assistant/Associate Professor of English

Full-time or Part-time:
Full Time

Time Limited Position:

Number of Vacancies:

Department of English

Posting Number:

EHRA (Faculty)

Job Category:

Hiring Range:
Commensurate with Education & Experience

Overall Position Competency:

Description of primary duties and responsibilities:

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:

Fayetteville State University is a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina System. The Department of English , located in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Fayetteville State University, offers programs and curricula that explore the relationship among language, literature, history, culture, and new media. The Department of English offers four undergraduate concentrations and three graduate certificate programs, including a Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature, a Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature with a Teaching/Licensure concentration, a Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature with a Pre-Law concentration, a Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature with Creative and Professional Writing, a graduate certificate in Professional Writing, Teaching of Writing and English as a Second Language. Fayetteville State University provides an attractive and collegial academic environment with a strong focus on teaching, service, research, and community relationships.

Primary Purpose of the Position:

The English Department in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Fayetteville State University is seeking applicants with credentials in professional or business communication for an open-rank, tenure-track position to begin in August 2024. Responsibilities include teaching courses in literature, sociolinguistics, culture, rhetoric, writing, digital literacy, antiracism, and theory tracking across a wide variety of contexts. (undergraduate and graduate), carrying out an active research agenda and engaging in professional service.

Description of Work Continued:

Teaching -80%:
  • Teach classes in English with a 4/4 teaching load, as determined according to the college’s workload policy. Classes may include face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online delivery methods.
  • Develop curriculum/ courses.
  • Design course materials that reflect the state-of-the-art, cutting-edge knowledge and HIP in English fields assessment of student learning outcomes.
Research -10%:
  • Participate in active academic research scholarship in the areas of English.
  • Conduct faculty-student collaborative research projects.
  • Submit major/external grant proposals.
Service 10%:
  • Engage with students by advising student organizations, including Writers Club, Language Research Society, Pre-Law Society, and International Sigma Tau Delta, in student-run activities on campus, as well as engaging in project-based learning.
  • Actively participate in department, college, university, professional, and community service consistent with the mission and strategic goals of Fayetteville State University and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Earned Ph.D. in English from an accredited institution.
  • At least two to three years of teaching experience, as well as the capacity and willingness to teach a variety of English courses.
  • A record of scholarly and professional accomplishments consistent with the appropriate (Assistant/Associate) rank, as evidenced by scholarly works.
  • Completion of Ph.D. and must have a recent and consistent record of publication in quality refereed journals.
  • An established record of excellent teaching and mentoring at the collegiate level and demonstrate knowledge of instructional technology and knowledge of digital literacy and Core Curriculum.
  • Ability to teach effectively using a variety of methods, create new courses, relate to diverse students, serve as a faculty mentor, and facilitate student learning.
  • Good citizenship in terms of service is critical, as is the ability to collaborate well with colleagues.
Knowledge skills and abilities:

Preferred Qualifications:

Possessing experience in High Impact Practices, student mentoring, and community engagement will be given special consideration.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Notice to Applicants

Please make sure that the work history listed on your application is identical to the work history listed on your resume. The application must be filled out completely, Do Not Use the phrase “see resume.”
Please list at least three (3) professional references to include a current supervisor. References will only be contact if you are selected for the position and with your permission.

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled:

Additional Information for Applicants

All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified prior to employment. Transcripts should be provided for all earned degrees and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements. Transcript requests are the responsibility of the candidate.

EEO Statement:

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).

Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, political affiliation or sexual orientation. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Veteran's Statement

Fayetteville State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

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