The College of Arts and Sciences at Siena Heights University in Adrian, MI, seeks an Assistant Professor of English to begin August 2014.
Teach four courses per semester, typically two first-year composition courses and two literature courses. Among the literature courses will be Introduction to Literature, the first halves of our World and British Literature surveys (through the 18th century), a 300-level research methods course, and special topics designed by the faculty member. Service responsibilities include advising students and serving on university committees.
Minimum qualifications are a Ph.D. in English or closely related field (or ABD with a firm defense date), as well as effective written and oral communication skills and effective interpersonal skills. Must demonstrate the ability to teach the following courses: British literature (medieval through 18th century, including Shakespeare); world literature (beginnings to 1700); and a 300-level research methods course. In addition, the successful candidate must be an experienced and enthusiastic composition teacher.
Siena Heights University is a Catholic university founded in 1919 and sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Sisters. We welcome applications from members of any group that has been historically under-represented in the American academy. The University assures equal employment opportunity and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, or disability.
Qualified candidates are invited to send their cover letter describing teaching experience and interest, as well as research interests, and a CV with names and contact information for at least three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the subject line of the email, please reference the job title of this position to ensure timely review and distribution of your materials. Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The application deadline is November 1, 2013. EOE