Faculty Careers - Agricultural Science, Faculty Careers - English Literature and Composition
Assistant/Associate Professor of English; Rank Negotiable
REPORTS TO: Chair, Department of Humanities
POSITION SUMMARY: Southeastern University invites applications and nominations for an Assistant Professor qualified to teach undergraduate courses in Composition. Candidates with a terminal degree and a specialization in Composition & Rhetoric are preferred. Creative Writing is a secondary interest area. The position is full-time for a ten-month academic year. Salary is commensurate with experience and degree held at the time of appointment. A Ph.D. or other terminal degree is preferred, but candidates with a Master’s Degree and significant experience may also be considered. Preference is given to applicants with a track record of quality professional work experience in the field; teaching experience is preferred. The faculty member reports to the Chair, Dean, and ultimately to the Provost. The normal teaching load is 24 credit hours per academic year: 12 hours for the fall semester and 12 hours for the spring semester. The position entails teaching, advising, university and community service, and scholarship.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach First Year Writing (Composition I & II) Advise and mentor undergraduate students Serve on department and university committees. Demonstrate professionalism and integrity. Perform additional duties and functions as assigned by the Chair.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Earned Ph.D. or other terminal degree Experience teaching Composition and Creative Writing Published Creative Writing or Academic Writing
ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Earned MA with significant experience Excellent oral and written language skills Outstanding Christian character Positive recommendations from previous employers Evidence of successful experience teaching and mentoring at the collegiate level Ability to work effectively with diverse populations
Additional Salary Information: Negotiable
About Southeastern University
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