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Visiting Faculty, English

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

Jacksonville State University 

Visiting Faculty Positions in English

The Department of English seeks to hire non-tenure track Visiting Faculty at either the Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor level for the 2022-2023 academic year.  The Visiting Faculty member will teach a 5/4 load of composition, writing studios, speech, and/or literature surveys, as well as other courses needed by the department, and will conduct weekly office hours.  Applicants with experience teaching composition, developmental writing, speech, and literature surveys may be given priority.  Applicants with availability to teach in person on the JSU campus Monday-Thursday between the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Fridays 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. will be given priority.  The base salary is $40,000.00, with benefits, for this one-year contract.

Applicants must have a minimum of a master’s degree and at least 18 hours completed in graduate-level English courses.  Applicants with master’s or doctoral degrees in English will be given priority.  The position start date is August 2022 and Visiting Faculty will be required to attend an all-day professional development departmental workshop.

All applicants must submit a CV and cover letter, and availability to teach in person on the JSU campus Monday-Thursday between the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Fridays 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. should be addressed in the cover letter.  New applicants who have not taught English at JSU before must also submit three references and official transcripts.  Review of applications will begin May 9, 2022.

Founded in 1883, Jacksonville State University is a learning-centered university in Jacksonville, Alabama, whose mission is to provide distinctive educational, cultural and social experiences for a diverse student population.

Located in the Appalachian foothills of northeast Alabama, approximately midway between Birmingham and Atlanta, JSU is home to more than 9,200 students representing 44 countries. As a learning-centered university, it strives to challenge students academically in a responsive environment, meeting their educational, career and personal goals. As an academic institution, it seeks to produce broadly educated graduates prepared for global engagement. As a public, comprehensive university, it promotes excellence in scholarly and service activities consistent with its academic and professional strengths. For a complete list of Goals, Core Values and Strategies to fulfill this Mission, please visit the Office of the President website.

Academically, JSU offers 95 academic programs and concentrations, including bachelor's, master's, post-baccalaureate, doctoral and advanced certificate programs in a variety of disciplines that prepare graduates for meaningful careers and ongoing education.  More than 40 online programs are offered.  The University features seven colleges on its 459-acre campus: Arts and Humanities; Business and Industry; Education and Professional Studies; Health Professions and Wellness; Social and Behavioral Sciences; Science and Mathematics; and Library. Most academic programs have discipline-specific accreditations, a reflection of their quality and JSU’s commitment to excellence.

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