Assistant Professor of English

Marietta, Cobb County
Mar 07, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Position Summary The English, Technical Communication, and Media Arts Department at Southern Polytechnic State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position (other ranks considered) in English, specializing in Writing and New Media beginning August 2014. The position is contingent on funding being available. SPSU ( is a member institution in the University System of Georgia, located 20 minutes northwest of downtown Atlanta, in the historic city of Marietta. Southern Polytechnic State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is a residential university with approximately 6,500 students pursuing bachelors and masters degrees in many of the nation’s fastest growing technology fields. The university, located one mile west of 1-75’s Exit 263, is just 20 minutes northwest of downtown Atlanta. Southern Polytechnic is an EOE/ADA/AA Employer. Essential Responsiblities Responsibilities include teaching 12 credit hours each semester, primarily in composition, with opportunities to teach upper level courses in one of our three majors. The new hire will also take part in expanding offerings in support of our degree programs. Desirable Knowledge, Abilities & Skills Qualifications Candidates must have a Ph.D. in English or a closely related field by the time of appointment. Preference will be given to individuals with background and experience in digital humanities and new media writing. Special Instructions Summary In addition to the required documents which must be uploaded, please note the following additional information: -Cover Letter -Curriculum Vitae -Statement of teaching philosophy -Statement of research interests and goals -Unofficial graduate transcripts - 3 professional references with contact information (name, phone number and address) The review of materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Proposed Annual Salary Commensurate with qualifications and experience Open Date 02/27/2014 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Quick Link