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Assistant Professor of English

Employer
Delta State University
Location
Mississippi, United States
Salary
Not specified
Posted Date
Feb 7, 2018

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, English & Literature
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Delta State University

Assistant Professor of English

Position Type: Faculty

Department: Languages and Literature

Posting Number: 201200756

Full or Part Time: Full Time

Tenure/Non-Tenure:

Salary Basis: 9 month

Responsibilities:
The Division of Languages and Literature at Delta State University is seeking an American Literature generalist to join the division at the rank of Assistant Professor of English beginning August of 2018. The teaching load is 4/4, and candidates should have a Ph.D. in hand. The successful candidate will teach a broad range of courses, primarily consisting of general education multi-genre literature and composition courses, as well as upper-division and graduate courses. We are especially interested in hearing from candidates who have interest and experience teaching courses in African American or Early American Literature. Service responsibilities include advising and serving on departmental and university committees. Review of applications begins March 15, 2018 and should include the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, recommendation letters from three (3) professional references, transcripts, and 1-2 page statement of teaching philosophy. Applications will only be accepted through the University applicant portal located at https://deltastate.peopleadmin.com">https://deltastate.peopleadmin.com.

Qualifications:
Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in English with a specialization in American Literature or closely related field. Secondary interests may include African American Literature, Early American Literature, World Literature, Latinx Literature, or literatures of the African Diaspora.

Salary:
Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:


Preferred Qualifications:


Special Instructions to Applicants:
Review of applications begins March 15, 2018, and should include the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, recommendation letters from three (3) professional references, transcripts, and 1-2 page statement of teaching philosophy.

Requests for letters of recommendation will automatically be generated to the references you list on the application. They will be sent a link to allow them to submit letter directly to application.

Applications will only be accepted through the University applicant portal located at https://deltastate.peopleadmin.com.

Additional Information:
Delta State University has a proud and reputable tradition for preparing teacher educators in its NCATE (CAEP) accredited College of Education and Health Sciences (COEHS) program. Delta State University is also a SACSCOC-accredited public university with an enrollment of approximately 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The campus lies in Cleveland, Mississippi, in the center of one of America’s most culturally rich and ethnically diverse regions.

Open Date: 02/06/2018

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Click Here

Delta State University is committed to a policy of equal employment and educational opportunity. Delta State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status. This policy extends to all programs and activities supported by the University.





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