Assistant or Associate Professor of English

Location
Kingshill, Saint Croix County
Posted
Feb 18, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Qualifications: Master's degree in English and a minimum of two years of undergraduate teaching experience is required. A Ph.D. is preferred. Experience in distant learning and teaching web-based courses is desirable; Must demonstrate excellence in teaching at the college level; Ability to work with students and colleagues of diverse cultural and educational backgrounds.

Basic Function and Responsibilities: The University of the Virgin Islands is a historically black publicly supported land-grant institution. UVI is seeking faculty who will ensure that students meet high academic standards in a nurturing and learner-centered environment in keeping with our HBCU status and with interests, experience and expertise in curriculum innovation, interdisciplinary studies and distance education, as well as teaching and scholarly excellence in their specialties. In addition, academic programs support our land grant designation by integrating instruction with research and community service. Appointees must be able to work productively with students and colleagues of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds. The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences is seeking candidates who will teach a minimum of 12 undergraduate credits in English, advise students, participate in service activities including committee work within the College and University, and maintain a research agenda.

Instructions to Applicant: AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) ACCOMMODATION: In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, anyone who needs an ADA accommodation for the purposes of employment should contact the Human Resources Office at (340) 693-1410. Physical demands: While performing duties of job, employee will be required to stand, walk, sit, reach, talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close, distance and color vision and the ability to adjust focus. Work environment: The noise level in the work environment will probably be low to moderate at times.

Salary Range: Salary commensurates with experience and qualification