Assistant Professor of English/with Creative Writing

Tuskegee, AL
Mar 24, 2021
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Date: March 12, 2021 Posting End Date: June 12, 2021

Position: Assistant Professor of English/with Creative Writing Department: Modern Languages, Communication Philosophy

Status: Full time, Tenure Track

Special Qualifications
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University demonstrating “Excellence in Every Way,” the ideal Assistant Professor of English will possess the willingness to use his or her expertise to assist in the University’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities
Responsibilities include teaching four undergraduate courses in English (12 hours per semester), including first-year composition classes; engaging in scholarly research; serving on committees; advising students; and performing other duties as assigned by the department chair. The faculty member should be prepared to teach general education courses as well as a variety of course offerings in our newly-established creative writing minor and contemporary writing track within the English major.

A Ph.D. in English (in hand by August 2020) or a related field is required. The selected candidate should be a generalist, able to teach various courses including first-year composition courses. However, preference will be given to the candidate who in addition, can teach creative writing courses.

Commensurate with education, training and experience

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

Each applicant should complete a Tuskegee University employment application and submit a resume/CV, (3) letters of recommendation (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Incomplete application and/or application packets will eliminate the possibility of an interview. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints. Application packets with missing information will be considered incomplete and will not be processed.

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