Assistant Professor of English

May 12, 2021
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Buena Vista University seeks applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of English beginning August 2021. We seek candidates with preparation in composition and rhetoric to teach undergraduate courses in all levels of composition.  Candidates should have writing center experience and an interest in writing tutor training. Ph.D. preferred; ABD considered. 

The position requires strong teaching skills, advising and mentoring of undergraduate students, and service to the institution.

BVU prepares students for lifelong success through transformational academic, professional and co-curricular programs. In addition, Buena Vista University offers an exceptional faculty development program and opportunities for international experiences. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

Buena Vista University’s main 60-acre campus is situated on the shores of beautiful Storm Lake, a 3,200-acre natural lake located in northwest Iowa.  Storm Lake is one of Iowa's most diverse communities. It is one of Iowa's premier vacation spots, with an array of retail shopping and dining opportunities, and a vibrant arts and cultural environment. Businesses of various sizes ranging from small businesses to multinational corporations thrive in this Northwest Iowa city. Storm Lake residents enjoy a relatively low cost of living and a high quality of life.

Please submit letter of application, graduate school transcripts (photocopies acceptable but official copies required for appointment), and current vita with the names of 3 references (including title, address, e-mail address and telephone number). Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

This position is not eligible for an employer-sponsored visa; and, all applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

A background check will be conducted on the final candidate. Buena Vista University is an Equal Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act/Smoke-Free Employer.

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