10017815 Assistant Professor of English - African American Literature

Middle Georgia State University

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Faculty Application - please complete and email with supporting documentsSchool/Department: Department of English Primary Location: Macon Position: Faculty Job Type: Full Time Position Close Date: Until Filled Description:

Job Summary: Middle Georgia State University (MGA), a Unit of the University System of Georgia, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English. The available Assistant Professor position will be housed in the Department of English in the School of Arts & Letters and will support delivery of the core curriculum and the BA in English. All positions in the School of Arts & Letters require a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: This position involves teaching a 4/4 course load, scholarship, student advisement, and service. Travel among our campuses will be required as needed. Teaching responsibilities will include day and/or evening classes, online and/or hybrid courses, and video-conference classes.


  • Ph.D. in English
  • Americanist with specialization in African American Literature
  • Readiness to teach at the collegiate level with commitment to student engagement.
  • Ability to teach core English classes including African American literature surveys as well as upper-level specialty courses such as the Literature of the Harlem Renaissance.
  • Evidence of scholarly promise or achievement.
  • Readiness to engage in academic and community service.


  • Ability to teach Studies in African and/or Caribbean Literature.
  • Prior successful teaching experience.
  • Experience with online and/or hybrid delivery of instruction.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications accepted until position filled.

TO APPLY: Application materials should be emailed as one PDF attachment to [email protected] with the subject line “10017815 ENGLISH AA – SOAL.” Application materials must include:

  1. An MGA faculty application
  • A letter of interest
  • A curriculum vitae
  • A statement of teaching philosophy
  • Names and contact information of three references
  • Background checks will be conducted on all final candidatesFaculty Application - please complete and email with supporting documentsA Unit of the University System of Georgia



    One of 31 institutions in the University System of Georgia, Middle Georgia State was created in 2013 by the con­solidation of Macon State College and Middle Georgia College.

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