Assistant Professor of English - World Literature

North Carolina Wesleyan College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English to start in August 2020. A Ph.D. in English with specialization in Transatlantic, African Diaspora, Caribbean, or Post-Colonial literatures is required. Secondary specialization in digital humanities or comparative rhetoric is desired. The successful candidate will teach first-year writing courses, world literature survey courses, and upper-level literature courses.

North Carolina Wesleyan College, an undergraduate liberal arts college emphasizing teaching excellence and personal attention, is located in the eastern North Carolina city of Rocky Mount and serves approximately 2,000 students, including those in the Adult and Professional Studies program.  Faculty are expected to engage students through the use of both traditional and innovative instructional strategies. Initial applications should include in ONE pdf file (saved with last name as subject): a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts showing academic work in higher education and degrees received, and three letters of recommendation addressing academic qualifications and effective teaching experience. Complete application files should be sent to Tammy Harrell, Manager of Faculty Records, North Carolina Wesleyan College, 3400 N. Wesleyan Blvd., Rocky Mount, NC 27804; or

A regular load at North Carolina Wesleyan College is 4/4.  Review of applications will begin January 15, 2020 and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified.

North Carolina Wesleyan College is an equal opportunity employer; however, North Carolina Wesleyan College does not currently sponsor H-1B/H-1B1 petitions/visas for openings in this position.  Therefore, only candidates who are already legally authorized to work in the United States will be considered.


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