Temporary Assistant Professor of English (*TERM)

Job description

Classification Title

Working Title
Temporary Assistant Professor of English (*TERM)

Requisition Number

Type of Position
Temporary Faculty

Benefits Eligible?

Grant Funded Position?

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

If faculty position, rank?
3 - Temporary Assistant Professor

Appointment Length
Aug - May (9 mo)

Duties and Responsibilities
The Department of Language and Literature at Fairmont State University invites applications for a one-year, renewable, temporary assistant professor in English. Primary responsibility will be to teach a 4/4 load. Teaching load will ordinarily include first-year composition and a sophomore literature class. Upper-level classes include Chaucer and the literature of the Middle Ages.

Minimum Required Education

Earned PhD in English Literature. Specialization in Medieval Literature required.

Required Licenses and/or Certifications


Minimum Qualifications

Earned PhD in English Literature. Specialization in Medieval Literature required.

Preferred Qualifications
Medievalist with competence as a generalist; preferred specializations in Early Modern Literature, Medieval reception of classical literature, textual studies, and Book History. Preference given to candidates with strong record of teaching, scholarship, and proficiency in Old and Middle English, Latin and Greek.

Quick Link

018: Dept of Language and Literature (FSU)

Employment Location
Main Campus, Fairmont

Position will report to
Chair, Language and Literature

Anticipated Hire Date
Fall 2019

Notes To Applicants
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.




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Posted: 6/14/2019
Application Due: 6/28/2019
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