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Xavier University of Louisiana

Department of English

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

The Department of English at Xavier University of Louisiana invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English for the 2020-2021 academic year. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in English with a concentration in Rhetoric and Composition. Areas of special interest include digital writing, literacy studies, professional and technical writing. The successful candidate will teach four classes per semester and will be able to teach all levels of undergraduate English courses. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. EOE/AA.

Ability and willingness to work collegially are essential. Ideal candidates should also have the ability to develop and teach face-to-face as well as online classes, enthusiasm and experience recruiting and mentoring, and willingness to contribute to the growth and recruitment of undergraduate English programs. The department is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and who have demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for disadvantaged students.

The Department of English offers all levels of instruction for undergraduates and offers majors in English and English/English Education and minors in Creative Writing and Professional Writing. The position includes the opportunity to teach and work within a diverse faculty and student body, in a historic, mission-driven institution in the unique city of New Orleans.

Application instructions can be found here:

The University of Alabama

Modern Languages & Classics Department

Department Chair

The Department of Modern Languages and Classics (MLC) at the University of Alabama seeks a department Chair to begin 16 August 2020.

The University of Alabama is a R1 Doctoral University that has undergone marked recent growth. MLC offers the PhD and MA in Romance Languages and the MA in German, all with concentrations in cultural studies, linguistics, or literature. It offers undergraduate major concentrations in Classical Civilization, French, German, Greek, Italian, Latin, and Spanish, with minors in those languages plus Chinese, Japanese, and Russian. MLC maintains a strong Critical Languages program, a growing Arabic program, and contributes to numerous interdisciplinary majors and minors.The department also offers double majors for students in Business and Engineering.

We seek a dynamic and forward-looking Chair with a compelling vision for our department and a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Required qualification: PhD (or the equivalent) in one of the disciplines represented in MLC. A scholarly record allowing for appointment at the rank of Professor preferred. Experience with administration and with graduate programs preferred.

Please send a letter outlining your qualifications and vision, plus a CV and the names and contact information of at least three references, to:

Professor Thomas C. Fox
MLC Chair Search Committee
Department of Modern Languages and Classics
Box 870246
The University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0246

The committee will begin evaluating applications on 1 December 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

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