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Assistant Professor - English

Texas A&M University Commerce
Commerce, TX

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Assistant Professor - English


Texas A&M University - Commerce


Literature & Languages

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

Commerce, Texas

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The Assistant Professor of English is responsible for teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, in person and online; conducting scholarly research; and providing service to the department, the college, and the university.

The Department of Literature and Languages, Texas A&M University-Commerce, is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor of English with specialization in American literatures since 1900 with a preferred secondary area of multiethnic literatures of the United States. This tenure-track appointment will begin in the Fall 2024 semester. The selected candidate will teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including possible instructional assignment in lower-level courses. Candidates should have experience teaching a range of American and other literature courses.


  • Teaches graduate- and undergraduate-level courses;
  • Designs, implements, and publishes research;
  • Advises students;
  • Recruits for the program;
  • Prepares syllabi;
  • Updates course materials;
  • Develops curriculum;
  • Delivers instruction both online and on any of the university campuses. Instructional duties may include teaching during the day and/or evening.
  • Works collaboratively with faculty and staff to implement departmental programs;
  • Provides service to the department, college, university; and
  • Maintains knowledge and stay abreast of current trends in learning with research, best practices in teaching, and technological applications in the classroom, including online teaching.


  • Education: PhD in English with a concentration in American literatures since 1900 or a closely-related field.
  • Experience / Knowledge / Skills: Demonstrate experience of successful teaching.
  • Ability to: Multi-task and work well as part of a team.
  • Licensing/Professional Certifications: N/A
  • Physical Requirements: N/A
  • Other Requirements: N/A


Secondary concentration area in multiethnic literatures of the United States



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.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


We are Commerce. We are Lions!

Welcome! We are excited that you want to forge your future with a career at Texas A&M University-Commerce.  Our main campus is located in Commerce, Texas, at the eastern edge of North Texas with multiple instructional sites as well as a robust online presence.  We are proud to be one of the largest universities in the prestigious Texas A&M University System.

Since 1889 A&M-Commerce has educated the people of Texas and, ever increasingly, points beyond. We remain true to our founder William Leonidas Mayo’s creed of “ceaseless industry, fearless investigation, unfettered thought, and unselfish service to others.”

Texas A&M University-Commerce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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