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Assistant Professor, English - Composition and Rhetoric

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Work type: Faculty 9-month
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Faculty



Requested Start Date:

Fall 2020

Pay Range:

Commensurate with Experience

Normal Work Schedule:

Varies depending on department need and class schedule

Job Summary:

The Department of English at Jacksonville State University invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor in Composition and Rhetoric, to begin Fall 2020.  The successful candidate will participate in and help shape the first-year composition program and assist with development of a writing or professional writing concentration for the major.

Job Responsibilities:

Teach four courses per semester in composition and areas of expertise; conduct scholarly research sufficient for tenure and advancement; engage in appropriate department, school, and university service.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in English, with an emphasis in Composition/Rhetoric required by August 2020.
  • Ability to teach composition required
  • Evidence of good teaching and scholarly potential, including poetry publications, required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expertise in areas which would contribute to breadth of departmental offerings, such as professional writing, new media, film studies, and/or digital humanities. 
  • Interest in/experience with teaching online courses.

Required Documents:

  1. CV
  2. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  3. Three (3) Letters of Recommendation
  4. Transcript

Application Deadline: 

November 15, 2019

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