Assistant or Associate Professor of English

The Department of English at Olivet Nazarene University seeks applicants for a full-time position as Assistant or Associate Professor of English. The ideal candidate will hold a Ph.D. in English with specialization in Composition and Rhetoric, with experience leading composition and writing programs. Preference will be given to applicants with graduate coursework and teaching experience in creative writing and/or professional communication. Primary teaching responsibilities include first and second year composition and upper division writing courses, both professional and creative. Additional responsibilities may include leadership of composition and writing programs, student advising, and service on department and university committees.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please find application details and instructions through the following link:

Olivet Nazarene University is a Christian, evangelical, comprehensive teaching institution affiliated with the Church of the Nazarene. Olivet offers both baccalaureate and graduate degree programs in numerous areas of study and annually enrolls approximately 4,500 students. The university is located in the village of Bourbonnais, one hour south of Chicago’s Loop. Applicants are encouraged to visit the university Web site ( and the department Web site ( Olivet Nazarene University seeks applicants who profess a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and hold a strong commitment to the values and lifestyle of evangelical Christianity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Olivet operates under the auspices of the Church of the Nazarene and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (Title VII, Section 702-703, U.S. Civil Rights Act of 1964).

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