Visiting Assistant Professor of Literature

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The English and TESOL Department offers a wide range of courses to support its majors and to serve students and other programs who take English and TESOL courses for major requirements or for General Education. This is a full-time, 9-month, teaching position, with a teaching load of 30 credits during the 2021-2022 academic year.

Required job duties:

  • Teach a combination of ten undergraduate course sections per year in various course delivery modes as required (face-to-face, hybrid, online)
  • Conduct office hours that conform to department policy
  • Serve and contribute to the department community, as appropriate
  • Attend and participate in department meetings and functions as assigned
  • Conduct academic advising – optional but encouraged
  • Contribute to research and writing related to the discipline – optional but encouraged
  • Participate in curriculum or program development – optional but encouraged
  • Other duties as assigned by the Chair of the Department and/or the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences


  • Doctoral Degree in English or related field preferred
  • Ability to teach undergraduate courses in American literature and related disciplines
  • Record of teaching, research, and service in literature with an emphasis on American Literature
  • Ability to teach courses in closely related disciplines preferred
  • Proficiency in the use of computer hardware and curriculum-related software
  • Strong record in the use of technology in teaching preferred

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