Assistant Professor of English

  • Deadline to apply: Candidates who apply by February 7 will receive full consideration. Applications may be accepted until position is filled.

    Saint Vincent College invites applications for a faculty position in the English department at the Assistant Professor rank to begin Aug. 2022.

    Qualifications: Ph.D. or M.F.A; teaching experience, record of scholarly or creative work and promise of future achievement.

    Duties: This candidate will teach a 3-4 load across literature and writing courses. Though the position’s specialization is open, concentrations in minority literatures, modern British literature, or fiction writing are preferred. College teaching experience is required. Candidates should have an active research or writing agenda that evinces professional development. Candidates should indicate commitment to service to students, department, the core curriculum, and the College mission.

    Other duties: This faculty hire should be prepared to mentor students of color and have experience in antiracist teaching. Other duties that are expected of the candidate include departmental and college contributions, such as the Visiting Writers Series, Eulalia Books, Sigma Tau Delta, involvement with student publications such as The Review and Generation Magazine, and create programs and projects in their own area.

    To apply:  Send a cover letter and curriculum vitae to our  Human Resource Department. Electronic submissions to are preferred. Otherwise, applications can be sent to:

    Assistant Vice President of Human Resources and Talent Acquisition
    Saint Vincent College
    300 Fraser Purchase Road
    Latrobe, PA 15650-2690

    Saint Vincent College is a Catholic, Benedictine liberal arts and sciences college of about 1465 undergraduate students and 200 graduate students. It is located about thirty-five miles east of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in a pleasant suburban/rural environment near the foothills of the Laurel Mountains.

    Saint Vincent is guided by the spirit of Benedictine monasticism which holds as one of its core values the welcoming of all persons to help form a diverse community of learners united by the common goal of the growth of each individual. In that spirit, the College is committed to building a diversified faculty and staff and encourages applications from traditionally underrepresented groups. All positions require the incumbent to be able to fully embrace the mission and identity of the College as a Catholic, Benedictine liberal arts and sciences institution. Saint Vincent is an equal opportunity employer.

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