Visiting Assistant Professor of English (Modern/Contemporary Americanist)

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Flagler College is seeking a Visiting Assistant Professor of English who specializes in Modern & Contemporary American Literature.  Secondary specializations are open, though the possible ability to teach Fiction in the Writing Track would be a particular strength.  More generally, someone with a strong generalist background and capable of teaching multiple areas at the undergraduate level would be especially welcome.

The appointment will be for one year (2021-2022), with the possibility of renewal thereafter based upon departmental needs.  The position may become a full-time line in the future, and the Visiting Assistant would be a candidate for that position if desired.

The annual teaching load is a 4/4.  The Fall schedule will include freshman composition and a variety of 300/400-level offerings; but in terms of specifics at the upper-division level the department will be flexible to accommodate the strengths/interests of the candidate.

This is a full-time, one-year position, slated to begin in August 2021.

Desired Qualifications

  1. Ph.D. in English.  ABD will also be considered.
  2. Evidence of successful teaching experience, including composition.

Candidates should submit an application letter, C. V., and statement of teaching philosophy for the initial review process.  All applications received by January 31, 2021, will receive consideration.  The process will remain open until a candidate is selected and later applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.  Letters of recommendation are welcome at the initial stage, but not required until applicants are selected for initial interviews.

The College

Founded in 1968, Flagler College is a historic, teaching-oriented college of about 2,500 undergraduates.  Our Mission is to offer an exceptional education through a challenging, inclusive, and supportive academic community integrated with the thriving culture and history of this unique place, St. Augustine. We foster intellectual, social, and personal transformation in our students. We prepare them for a diverse world that will always need discerning individuals, responsible citizens, and visionary leaders. Flagler College: learning in pursuit of a life well-lived. 

We support a diverse and inclusive environment, and seek employees who will contribute to that environment on campus.  More on our ongoing Strategic Plan and its initiatives can be found here: https://www.flagler.edu/about-flagler/strategic-plan-/

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Flagler College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other protected characteristic. In addition to federal law requirements, Flagler College complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the College has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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