Assistant Professor of American Literature - Fall 2017

Dahlonega, GA
Jan 24, 2017
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Professor of American Literature - Fall 2017

Position Number: 53070428

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Campus Location: Dahlonega

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of American Literature.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 18,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:
  • The English Department is seeking candidates who are qualified to teach 20 th /21 st -century American literatures with one or more of the following specializations: African American Literature, Latina/o Literature, Native American Literature.
  • The successful candidate will also teach courses in the First Year Composition program and lower-level literature survey courses.
  • Some graduate-level teaching may be included.
  • Ability to teach online courses is a plus.
  • In addition to a 4/4 teaching load, the position will include research, advising, and other service.

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Must have Ph.D. in American Literature or a related field in hand by August 1, 2017.
  • Teaching experience is desired.

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts

Special Instructions to Applicants: If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at

Please submit contact information for three professional references.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.