Temporary Assistant Professor of English (*term)

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Classification Title: Faculty

Working Title: Temporary Assistant Professor of English (*term)

OASIS title: 22219Z Faculty

Student Requisition Number

Requisition Number 20170053

Number of Positions Available

Type of Position 4 Year Faculty

Funded by Federal Workstudy only:

Grant Funded Position? No

If temporary (or grant funded) position, indicate ending date 05-17-2020

Benefits Eligible? Yes

If faculty position, tenure track? 3 - Faculty, not tenure eligible

If faculty position, rank? 3 - Temporary Assistant Professor

If Faculty Position, is this considered a "term" position?
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Job Family 30 - Academic Provost

Appointment Length Aug - May (9 mo)

Duties and Responsibilities -The Department of Language and Literature at Fairmont State University invites applications for a three-year, renewable, temporary assistant professor in English. Primary responsibility will be to teach a 4/4 load. The position requires a generalist with competence as a Medievalist. Preference will be given to candidates with additional competence in Renaissance Literature. Teaching load will include first-year composition and a sophomore literature class. Upper-level classes include Chaucer and the literature of the Middle Ages.

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Preferred Qualifications The position requires a generalist with competence as a Medievalist. Preference will be given to candidates with additional competence in Renaissance Literature.

Special Conditions This is a full-time position, renewable annually for up to three years. This position is outside tenure-track status but may convert to a tenure-track position in the future. If converted, then prior years of service may count for tenure and promotion.

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Quick Link: www.fairmont.pierpontjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=61371  



Department 018: Dept of Language and Literature (FSU)

Employment Location Main Campus, Fairmont

Position will report to (title) Chair, Language and Literature  


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Anticipated Hire Date 08-01-2017

Notes To Applicants
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All applicants MUST complete an online application; paper applications cannot be accepted. 

Please note that candidates invited to interview are required to bring copies of all academic transcripts to the interview event.   Job Posting Date 12-23-2016   Full Consideration Date   Job Close Date 02-15-2017 Optional Applicant Documents

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Internal Recruitment Only? No

Pay Grade Not Applicable

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Faculty/FEAP/Non-Classified Staff Only

Minimum Required Education: Earned PhD in English Literature. Specializations in Medieval and Renaissance literature preferred.

Required Licenses and/or Certifications: None

Type and Amount of Experience Needed: Experience teaching composition in an accelerated learning program (developmental English) preferred.




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Posted: 1/3/2017
Application Due: 2/16/2017
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