Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of English - American Literature beginnings to American Civil War

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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of English with specialization in American Literature from the beginnings to the American Civil War


Tenure-track Assistant Professor with specialization in American Literature from the beginnings to the American Civil War. Secondary specialization in Southern Literature or Women’s Literature highly desirable. PhD in English by August 1, 2020.  The successful candidate must also demonstrate interest and ability in teaching first-year writing courses. 12 hour teaching load per semester. The University of Tennessee at Martin has traditional tenure requirements in teaching, research, and service, with primary focus on quality teaching.  Review of applications begins on November 18, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Apply only online at http://www.utm.edu/departments/personnel/employment.php and click faculty vacancies.  Applicants must also attach letter of application, teaching philosophy statement, transcripts, and current vita.  See position description at http://www.utm.edu/departments/personnel/fac_emp.php.  A standard background check report will be conducted before the candidate is hired as defined in the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

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