Assistant Professor of English

Assistant Professor of English

 The University of South Carolina Lancaster, a regional campus of the University of South Carolina located approximately thirty-five (35) miles south of Charlotte, NC seeks candidates for a faculty position in English beginning August 16, 2022. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. or other terminal degree in English or a related field including credentials necessary for departmental approval to teach selected English courses.

The primary teaching responsibilities will be in rhetoric and composition, and demonstrated expertise in these areas is preferable, whether from experience, training, or publication. Candidates engaged in other scholarly areas, particularly creative writing, are also invited to apply. 

The position will normally require the teaching of twelve credit hours per semester or its equivalent. In addition to teaching foundational courses for freshman and sophomore students, there are opportunities to teach upper division courses in the University’s Palmetto College online bachelor’s degree programs.

Along with teaching duties, scholarship and university/community service are expected.

Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching and advising undergraduates.

Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Application materials are accepted online  

Applicants must complete an application, upload a cover letter that specifically addresses the applicant’s qualifications, provide a curriculum vitae, and share graduate transcripts online. 

Graduate transcripts should be uploaded as Other Supporting Documents. 

Applicants must also upload a statement on their commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in their work. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion statements should be uploaded as Writing Sample(s)/Sample Publications. 

Applicants must also provide contact information, to include an email address, for a minimum of three professional references.

Only applications and materials submitted through the online application process will be considered.

The University of South Carolina Lancaster, through the State of South Carolina and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers state employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. 

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

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