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Faculty Careers - English Literature and Composition
Faculty Careers - Other
Position: Assistant Professor of English
Location: Montreat, North Carolina
Start Date: August 2023
Summary: The History, Language, and Literature Department of Montreat College invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of English. The applicant should be well equipped to teach first- and second-year writing, creative writing, and business communication courses. With our growing Honors program, opportunities for teaching Honors Composition may also be available. Our English program emphasizes workshopping and conferencing, so applicants should be prepared to engage frequently with students both in and out of the classroom. The successful candidate will become part of a department dedicated to fostering students’ growth in meaningful communication, critical analysis, and spiritual formation through the study of composition, literature, and creative writing. Montreat College is primarily a teaching institution with opportunities for research; the typical teaching load is 12 hours per semester.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The candidate will be responsible for a variety of faculty duties, including several of the following:
Teaching Composition I & II —possibly a section or two in Honors-level Composition
Teaching creative writing courses such as Creative Nonfiction Writing, Poetry Writing, Short Story Writing, Writing Children’s Literature, Outdoor and Nature Writing, and Playwriting/Screenwriting
Teaching Business Communication for our growing Business Department
Advising students and possibly supervising student research projects
Participating in faculty committees
Other duties as described in the Faculty Handbook
Additionally, we welcome applicants with expertise in Technical & Professional Communication (TPC) and digital and emergent media writing.
The successful candidate will also demonstrate support for Christian liberal arts education and the specific ability to integrate faith and Christian discipline in a compelling, thoughtful manner. Teaching excellence and a willingness to serve the broader college community through service and committee work are also expected.
Education/Experience: PhD. in English, MFA, or equivalent required. College-level teaching experience preferred.
Supervision: Vice President for Academic Affairs
Application Requirements/How to Apply: Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidates are requested to send the following materials:
Montreat College is a Christian liberal arts college accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to offer masters, bachelors, and associates degrees. The main campus is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains fifteen miles east of Asheville, North Carolina, a region recognized as one of the most attractive living environments in the United States. Additional locations in Asheville, Charlotte, and Morganton supplement the main campus. The College is committed to Christ-centered teaching and learning and is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities.
Montreat College is a Christian liberal arts college accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to offer master's, bachelor's, and associate's degrees. The main campus is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains fifteen miles east of Asheville, North Carolina, a region recognized as one of the most attractive living environments in the United States.