Assistant Professor of English

Epworth, Iowa
Nov 08, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Divine Word College, a Roman Catholic Seminary College in Epworth, Iowa invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of English who will teach undergraduate courses in composition, developmental writing, creative writing, and literature. The initial contract is for three years beginning in August 2019 and is renewable thereafter (non-tenure track).

The successful applicant will possess a completed Ph.D. in Composition, Creative Writing, Literature, Comparative Literature or closely related fields. Applicants must provide evidence of effective teaching, commitment to professional development and scholarship, ability to work collaboratively with faculty and administration, and experience in an intercultural classroom environment with multilingual writers and international students. Other responsibilities include committee service, outcomes assessment, placement test evaluation, student advisement, and curriculum development for writing or literature courses appropriate for intercultural studies majors.

Divine Word College encourages applications from candidates of minority backgrounds who will contribute to the rich cultural diversity of the college, and who are able to commit themselves to the College’s Mission. Send a cover letter describing teaching experience and research interests, a curriculum vitae, and three professional references to Donna Puccio at [email protected] or Divine Word College, P.O. Box 380, Epworth, IA 52045. Divine Word College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Additional information about the College is available at Review of applications begins on 7 January 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.