Averett University is accepting applications for a position as assistant professor in the Department of English. Averett is a small, private liberal arts university located in south-central Virginia and offering baccalaureate and masters-level programs. Applicants for the position should have a Ph.D. in English and should be generalists with an ability to teach a wide range of courses. A concentration in American Literature is preferred, and an ability to teach ethnic/minority literature is a plus. This is a tenure-track position with an eight-course/year load. Duties will begin in August 2013. Send CV, unofficial transcripts, letter of application, and a list of three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org . Averett is an Equal Opportunity Employer. While the position will remain open until filled, review of applications will begin December 21, 2012. Averett University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.