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University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Position: Assistant Professor of Chinese Language, Literature, and Culture

The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of North Carolina Greensboro is seeking a dynamic Assistant Professor of Chinese language, literature, and culture to join a growing Chinese program and to contribute to a vibrant Asian Studies program.

Applicants must hold or anticipate holding a PhD in the field of Chinese literature (traditional or modern), cultural studies, or related subjects by August 1, 2019.  Applicants should show evidence of a strong research program, a commitment to working with students from diverse backgrounds, and excellence in teaching all levels of modern standard Mandarin at U.S. universities. Experience designing curricula, developing course materials, and working with study abroad programs is a plus.  A native or near-native proficiency in both modern standard Mandarin and English is required. 

Duties will include teaching Chinese language, literature, and culture as well as strengthening the Chinese program. This position will also require a dedication to leading co-curricular initiatives, supporting UNCG’s “Global Village” learning community, enhancing community engagement, and working with interdisciplinary programs, especially International and Global Studies, where the Asian Studies program resides. 

UNCG is a Minority Serving Institution, with an undergraduate population of 44% ethnic minority students. UNCG and the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures foster an environment of collaboration across departments and schools and support community-engaged research. UNCG is proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. UNCG is located in a metropolitan area of more than 1.6 million in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, between the Atlantic Ocean and the Appalachian mountains. Regularly ranked highly in national surveys of the best places to live, the city of Greensboro is a diverse city, reflective of the larger adjacent diverse metropolitan area, offering an affordable, high quality of life, with numerous cultural and recreational opportunities.

UNCG is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/D/V employer and is strongly committed to increasing faculty diversity.  The start date for this position is August 1, 2019. The position provides a competitive salary and benefits package.  Applicants should submit all materials electronically (visit https://jobsearch.uncg.edu and click on “Faculty” and apply to position #2268), including a letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and writing sample not to exceed 20 pages. The names and email addresses of at least three (3) references should be provided in the References section of the electronic application. 

Review of applications will begin on March 11, 2019 and continue until filled; selected candidates will be interviewed, and finalists will be invited to campus. 

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Barton College, Wilson, North Carolina

Position: Tenure Track Assistant Professor starting mid-August, 2019. 

Duties: Teach undergraduate courses in British literature, including Shakespeare, creative writing, and composition (4 + 4 course load).  Additional teaching assignments may include the college's general education courses.  Ongoing professional engagement is expected, as is student advising, and participation in School of Humanities, college and professional service.  Ability to recruit students for the major, as well as interest in travel abroad, is also desirable. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in hand, with MFA in creative writing or substantial experience/portfolio in creative writing.
  • Commitment to excellence in undergraduate education.
  • Ability and commitment to teach all undergraduate levels of British literature, Shakespeare, and creative writing.
  • Demonstrated record of successful college teaching.

To Apply

Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Responsibilities will begin with the 2019-2020 academic year. Applications should include letter of interest, current vita, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three people who are willing to serve as reference. Applications should be directed electronically to [email protected]

Barton College is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and welcomes all applicants. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

https://www.barton.edu/assistant-professor-of-english/

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Gettysburg College - Visiting Assistant Professor of English: One-Year Appointment 2019-2020

Position Summary:  The Department of English at Gettysburg College seeks applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of African American Literature to start in August 2019: https://www.gettysburg.edu/academic-programs/english/ . We welcome applications from candidates working in any period of African American literature. The 3/3 teaching load will include first‑year writing, broad intermediate‑level courses, and more specialized upper‑level courses. The successful candidate will combine excellent undergraduate teaching with a vibrant research agenda.

Qualifications:A Ph.D. by time of appointment is preferred.  The successful candidate will be committed to the teaching of undergraduates, have a promising research agenda, and contribute to the diversity of our curriculum and/or community.

Application Details:  Please visit our website http://gettysburg.peopleadmin.com/postings/2871 to submit your electronic application, including a cover letter addressed to Professor McKinley Melton, Search Committee Chair, curriculum vitae, writing sample of no more than 30 pages, and the current email addresses (or Interfolio address) for three professional references. Professional references will be contacted by Gettysburg College to submit letters of recommendation electronically.   At least one letter should be able to speak to the candidate’s teaching effectiveness. ​

For full consideration, applications should be received by March 18, 2019.  Inquiries can be addressed to Professor Melton at [email protected] .

Gettysburg College is a highly selective liberal arts college located within 90 minutes of the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area. Established in 1832, the College has a rich history and is situated on a 220-acre campus with an enrollment of approximately 2,600 students. Gettysburg College celebrates diversity and welcomes applications from members of any group that has been historically underrepresented in the American academy.  Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.

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The Department of English and Modern Languages at Park University invites applications for a full-time Lecturer of Modern Languages. The successful candidate will join an active academic department, that values innovative teaching and collaboration.

Position Accountabilities:

  • Teach face-to-face and online undergraduate courses in Spanish language, culture, composition and literature
  • Develop and maintain new courses for the Modern Language program
  • Maintain a standard teaching load of 4/4
  • Engage in service to the Department of English and Modern Languages

Position Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Modern Languages (Ph.D. preferred) from a regionally accredited institution of higher education. Spanish as primary area with a secondary language (French, German, Italian, Chinese or Arabic)
  • Evidence of successful experience in teaching Modern Language courses at an accredited college or university
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (or equivalent) in graduate coursework

Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Experience teaching online courses
  • Evidence of training in appropriate pedagogical methodologies
  • Experience in teaching first-year Spanish courses
  • Experience in mentoring college students

Qualified applicants should submit the following:

  • Faculty application with cover letter
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Any evidence of effective teaching
  • Recommendation letters from three people who are in a position to know the applicant's expertise; two of those letters must address teaching effectiveness. Applicants should combine the three letters into one document to upload or have the letters sent separately to the search committee chair.

Review of applications will begin on March 16, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.

Questions about the position can be directed to:

Dr. Silvia Giovanardi Byer, Search Committee Chair,

Department Chair of English and Modern Languages – [email protected]

About Park University

Park University, a private, not-for-profit University, founded in 1875, offers academic programs at 42 campus centers nationwide and online. The main campus is located approximately 10 minutes north of downtown Kansas City on the bluffs overlooking the Missouri River, in Parkville, Missouri.  Park University has an excellent benefits package including health and life insurance, retirement plan, and tuition paid undergraduate classes for employees and dependents. Park University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

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Position available:  Palm Beach Atlantic University, West Palm Beach, FL

For information about the university, the position, and the application process, please refer to Human Resources, available at https://www.pba.edu/faculty-administration-positions

Position Description:

Assistant/Associate Professor of English. Training and experience in teaching Writing for Digital Media and New Literacies are strongly preferred. Applicants must also be prepared to teach courses in literature, composition, and/or interdisciplinary humanities as part of a 4/4 teaching load.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Composition/Rhetoric or English Literature by the time of appointment, with relevant teaching experience and research record. Applicants holding an M.A. degree and currently nearing completion of a doctorate in English also will be considered. Applicants must have an active Christian commitment and the ability to integrate Christian faith with traditional coursework. 

The successful candidate is expected to have a passion for teaching, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence and service to the Department, the University, and the community. With the application letter, provide a list of courses you are able to teach in the areas listed above, along with evidence of effective teaching (such as teaching evaluations and syllabi).

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French Positions at Georgia State University: Language Coordinator/Pedagogy and French for Business/Humanitarian Studies

The Department of World Languages and Cultures at Georgia State University (Atlanta Campus) is seeking to hire two French Lecturers:

- Language Coordinator + French Lecturer in Pedagogy or SLA, and/or Sociolinguistics or Applied Linguistics, and/or Translation/Interpretation. Here is a link to the job post: https://wlc.gsu.edu/lecturer-in-french-second-language-acquisition-sociolinguistics-translation-interpretation-studies-language-coordinator/

- French Lecturer in Business, and/or global or transnational diversity in the professions, and/or humanitarian studies. Here is a link to the job post: https://wlc.gsu.edu/lecturer-in-french-for-business-the-professions-humanitarian-studies/

Georgia State University's requirements are a Ph.D. in French (and Francophone) Studies, or SLA, or a related field, and substantial experience.

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Flagler College - Director of College Writing

Flagler College invites applications for a Director of College Writing position. Flagler has strong existing courses in First Year Composition focused on academic writing (evidence-based argument), and an established peer and Instructor writing tutoring program, run through its Learning Resource Center. We are looking for someone to unify the culture of writing at the college through oversight of these existing dimensions of college writing, but also to continue to grow that culture by developing and promoting best practices for academic writing across the college (a Unified Writing Curriculum).

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Advanced Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of English, Secondary Education and Program Coordinator

University of South Carolina Beaufort

The University of South Carolina Beaufort invites applications for a tenure track or tenured position in Secondary English Education, beginning fall semester 2019. This faculty member will teach in and coordinate our new (as of fall 2018) B.A. in English, with Secondary ELA Licensure. Please see the full job ad and apply at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/43778, and learn more about us at http://uscb.edu/english.

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Assistant Professor of English (Open Specialization)

 Johnson University

The School of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of English on the Johnson University Florida (Kissimmee, Florida) campus beginning Fall 2019. The candidate’s area of specialization is open; however, successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in English Literature, Rhetoric/Composition, or related field with degree in hand by August 2019, evidence of teaching excellence, and a wholehearted embrace of the University’s mission, values, statement of faith, and community covenant.

Responsibilities include teaching the equivalent of twenty-four hours per year, with primary responsibilities in introductory Composition courses and other courses in the General Education Core. Upper level courses in the candidate’s area of specialization could be developed as needed. Successful candidates are expected to engage in advising, in service to the university, and in professional development.

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Initial Application:  The following materials should be emailed to The School of Arts and Sciences at [email protected].

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Responses to the School of Arts and Sciences essay prompts (below). Each essay should be approximately 250-500 words.
  1. Describe your personal faith and Christian experience, including what you consider to be the most significant implications of your faith commitments?
  2. State your understanding of the relationship of biblical perspectives and faith commitments to your scholarly discipline. 
  3. Provide a statement of your teaching philosophy, and how it relates to instruction in the undergraduate liberal arts core of a Christ-centered university.

Documents Required for Semi-finalist Candidates:

  • Official Transcripts
  • 3 Professional References, including complete contact information and statement of relationship to candidate.
  • Evidence of experience and excellence in teaching. (Student evaluations, letter of recommendation, etc.)
  • A signed statement of faith and community covenant.

Questions: Contact Dr. April Conley Kilinski (Search Chair), Professor, Director of English Program, [email protected].

More information about Johnson University and the Equal Employment Opportunity Statement can be found at https://johnsonu.edu/Florida/About/Employment.

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