Earliest Start Date
Commensurate with experience
Literature and Languages
Required Application Materials
A single PDF or Word document containing a letter of interest,
curriculum vita, copy of transcript for the highest degree, and
contact information of three references is required to apply.
When prompted to upload your “resume”, upload your combined
documents as one file.
- Please do not upload documents to “Cover Letter” or
If the required application materials were not uploaded at the
“resume” prompt, please withdraw your application and re-apply to
upload your combined documents as one file. Incomplete
applications will not be considered.
The Department of Literature and Languages at The University of
Texas at Tyler invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant
Professor in English to join a progressive faculty of literature
and rhetoric/writing in fall 2022 to further develop its thriving
English BA and MA programs. The ideal job candidate will have a
background or research emphasis in literature or related field and
will be able to build a bridge between English majors’ literary
study and digitally-mediated research practices. Review of
application begins on October 30, 2021 and ends when the position
is filled. For additional information, contact department chair,
Hui Wu, at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website: https://www.uttyler.edu/litlang/.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
- Research and publication.
- Curriculum development.
- Learning outcome assessment.
- Local community outreach for service learning.
- Ph.D. in English or related field (awarded by fall 2022).
- Background or publication in non-Western literature (e.g.
Asian, Middle Eastern, or African literature), classical
literature, or early European literature.
- Experience in teaching literary analysis by incorporating
multimodal/digital projects into student research practices.
- Experience in first-year writing/composition instruction.
Teaching first year writing courses an academic year will be a
requirement for this position.
- Experience in teaching non-Western, classical, or early
- Teaching custom literature courses with a proven track record
of attracting students to those courses.
- Combination of training/experience/coursework may be
About The University of Texas at Tyler
The University of Texas at Tyler is part of the prestigious
University of Texas System that includes 14 institutions located
throughout the state. Founded in 1971, UT Tyler today enrolls more
than 10,000 students and consists of six colleges.
Our beautiful Tyler campus features more than 200
acres nestled along a lake and surrounded by thick pine and oak
forests, providing a picturesque location for study and recreation.
For student convenience, we also maintain regional campuses
in Palestine and Longview, as well as a location
We encourage you to visit our campus and see for
yourself why UT Tyler is where you’ll feel at home—and find your
The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement
System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20
hours per week and at least 135 days in length. This position has
the option to elect the Optional Retirement Program (ORP) instead
of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week and at
least 135 days in length.
The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Employment
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation,
gender identity, status as a protected veteran, among other things,
or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Women,
minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities
are encouraged to apply.