Assistant Professor of English (Fall 2018)


Assistant Professor of English (Fall 2018)


Position Number: 53000014

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Campus Location: Gainesville

General Summary: The University of North Georgia English Department invites applicants for an Assistant Professor of Renaissance Studies on its Gainesville campus.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 19,000 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:
  • Responsibilities include teaching four English courses each semester. Courses include upper-level Shakespeare and Renaissance Drama, lower-level literature survey courses, and First Year Composition.
  • Service is expected (academic advising, serving on department and university committees, etc.); Scholarly activity is also expected (presenting at academic conferences, publishing in peer-reviewed academic journals, etc.).


Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Ph.D. in English or closely related field.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated experience teaching college-level courses, and to those who have experience in teaching on-line courses.


Anticipated Hire Date: 08/01/2018

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 http://www.naces.org/members.htm.

Please submit contact information for three professional references.

In addition to a background check, this position will also require a DMV check.

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.

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