Assistant Professor - English (R00449)

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Job location: Commerce TAMUC


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-09-09
Req: R-032328
Job Title

Assistant Professor - English (R00449)

Agency

Texas A&M University - Commerce

Department

Literature & Languages

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Commerce, Texas

Job Type

Faculty

Job Description

APPLICANT: Before you apply please have all documents available to upload during the application process. See Instructions below.

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT: During the application process you have only one opportunity to upload documents. The page “My Experience” has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload files. Be sure to include:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Transcripts (unofficial).

Applications received by Texas A&M University-Commerce must have all job application data entered. Failure to provide all job application data could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application.

SUMMARY:

The Department of Literature & Languages at Texas A&M University-Commerce is seeking an Assistant Professor of English with a concentration in World Literatures and expertise in critical theory with emphases in fields such as postcolonial studies, Queer/LBGQ+ studies, ecocriticism, and other areas. This is a tenure-track position with a nine-month appointment and the possibility of teaching during the summer. The preferred candidate will also have the ability to teach a variety of courses in film studies or other media. This position requires teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels with the expectation of face-to-face and online teaching. The Department of Literature & Languages has English programs at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels, and faculty work closely with students at all levels. Faculty at Texas A & M University-Commerce are required to conduct scholarly activities, work cooperatively with others, and contribute service to their discipline, the university, and the community.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teaching undergraduate, masters or doctoral level courses in English;
  • Maintaining and expanding upon an active research agenda;
  • Advising students;
  • Preparing syllabi;
  • Updating course materials;
  • Developing curriculum;
  • Delivery of instruction both online and on any of the university campuses. Instructional duties may include teaching during the day, in the evening, or on Saturday.
  • Working collaboratively with faculty and staff to implement departmental programs;
  • Maintaining a current understanding of changes and trends in the discipline and effective pedagogical practices;
  • Providing service to the department, college, university and public schools, and community; and
  • Continual learning to stay current with research, best practices in teaching, and technological applications in the classroom, including online teaching

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Education: PhD in English with concentrations in World Literature and Critical Theory
  • Experience / Knowledge / Skills: Demonstrated experience and knowledge in primary area.
  • Ability to: Multi-task and work well as part of a team.
  • Licensing/Professional Certifications: N/A
  • Physical Requirements:
  • Other Requirements: Ability to use computer software and programs and to teach online courses as needed

PREFERRED EDUCATION / SKILLS/ EXPERIENCE:

Education skills and experience above and beyond the minimum that would be ideal but is not required.

SUPERVISION OF OTHERS: None

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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Posted: 9/9/2020
Application Due: 11/8/2020
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