Assistant Professor of English

Southern University and A&M College
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Apr 19, 2017
Languages and Literature
Vonsha Henderson
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Languages and Literature is seeking applications for Assistant Professor of English. This is a nine-month, tenure-track position. The successful candidate will teach upper-level English courses specific to his/her area of specialization, survey English Literature, and Freshman Composition courses. Preference will be given to candidates possessing the ability and qualifications to teach English Linguistics and British Literature courses. The successful candidate will teach 4/4 teaching load, serve on departmental and university committees, have a willingness to learn and employ instructional technology in all courses (in face to face, hybrid, and online modalities), participate in university functions (including student advisement/mentoring), and develop and/or maintain a record of scholarship in his/her field study.

Minimal Qualifications:

Minimum qualifications are a PhD in English, ABD candidates with a firm dissertation defense date may be considered. Additionally, a record of college teaching; evidence of scholarly presentation and publication potential; knowledge of the application of technology to enhance teaching and learning; and excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.


To apply please submit an application, a cover letter, curriculum vitae, official transcripts, and three (3) letters of recommendation to:

English Search Committee

Department of English and World Languages

Southern University and A&M College

P.O. Box 9671

Baton Rouge, LA 70813

Or submit via email to:

Criminal background check and reference verification is required.

Southern University and A&M College System is an equal opportunity employer.