Assistant Professor - English (P-129919)

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Job location: Commerce TAMUC

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-09-09
Req: R-032327
Job Title

Assistant Professor - English (P-129919)


Texas A&M University - Commerce


Literature & Languages

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

Commerce, Texas

Job Type


Job Description


The Department of Literature & Languages at Texas A&M University-Commerce is seeking an Assistant Professor of English with a concentration in British Renaissance/Early Modern British literature. This is a tenure-track position with a nine-month appointment and the possibility of teaching during the summer. The preferred candidate will have expertise in literature of the Elizabethan period, and the ability to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in Chaucer, medieval literature, Shakespeare, British and other poetry, and British literature survey courses. Preferred candidates will have a strong theoretical background and additional research and teaching interests. 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.

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).

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  • 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


  • Education: PhD in English with a concentration in British Renaissance/Early Modern Literature
  • 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


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



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Job No:
Posted: 9/9/2020
Application Due: 11/3/2020
Work Type: Full Time