Assistant/Associate Professor, English

Gannon University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 25, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Other Education, Special Education, Humanities, English & Literature, Other Humanities
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
The College of Humanities, Education, and Social Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of English to begin in August 2022.  The successful candidate will teach liberal core courses in first-year writing and integrative English, as well as Linguistics courses and Writing courses for majors in English, Secondary English Education, and Writing.  Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in both Linguistics and Writing.  Excellent skills in technology-based learning and service-learning are both highly desirable.  The successful candidate will advise students and prepare them intellectually, professionally, and personally, and will be expected to engage in scholarly activities in keeping with the Boyer Model of Scholarship as is appropriate to the application and receipt of tenure and promotion at Gannon.  Requirements include an earned doctorate in English or a related field (completed by the time of appointment) with demonstrated teaching excellence in higher education.  Candidates must be able to support and promote the University's inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its liberal arts and professional education traditions.  
Gannon University is a Masters-L institution committed to student-centered learning, with an emphasis on professional education integrated with liberal-learning student outcomes. Gannon is committed to excellence in teaching with an emphasis on student learning outcomes. Faculty work collaboratively with colleagues, deliver instruction, advise students, and engage in professional, University, and community service activities. Must be able to support and promote the University's inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its liberal arts and professional education traditions.
Gannon is located in the heart of downtown Erie, Pennsylvania, along the shores of Lake Erie and close to businesses, organizations, and government agencies that are active partners in helping our students receive a hands-on education. Erie is a major tourist destination boasting 11 beaches, a wide variety of seasonal activities, professional sports teams, a professional symphony, multiple venues for live theater and music, and many other entertainment options. Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Buffalo are within a two-hour drive.
Gannon University seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites women and members of underrepresented groups to apply. Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter, C.V., evidence of effective teaching methods and productive scholarship in your respective field, and the contact information for three professional references to Review of applications will begin immediately, and this position will remain open until filled. The finalist will be required to submit an original transcript from the institution awarding his/her terminal degree. References will not be contacted without prior notification to the applicants. Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about Gannon, visit

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