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Xavier University is part of the 500-year-old Jesuit Catholic tradition of academic excellence in the liberal arts and is strongly committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity. These values are central to our mission. We strive for a climate of respect and inclusiveness that welcomes and supports members from diverse backgrounds and life experiences, is committed unreservedly to open and free inquiry, and deliberately seeks out multiple perspectives. Candidates who have worked with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students and who can contribute to our mission of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences and interests. Xavier University is an Equal Opportunity employer.

Xavier University seeks a full-time non-tenure-track Teaching Professor of English beginning Fall 2023. The Teaching Professor position is renewable on a yearly basis, with the potential after six years for promotion to Senior Teaching Professor with a rolling two-year renewable contract. Successful candidates will teach Composition, Rhetoric, First-Year Seminar, and other core-level writing and literature courses. An established record of teaching excellence in writing and literature is expected. A Master’s degree in English (or a closely related field) and three or more years of previous teaching experience are required. The teaching load is 4 courses (12 credit hours) each fall and spring semester. There are no research expectations for this position, but some support is available for professional development opportunities. Teaching Professors are also expected to be active in service to the department, college, university, and/or community.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, c.v., graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts acceptable at initial stage), 1-2 page statement about their demonstrated commitment to diversity in teaching, mentoring, research, and/or service through Xavier University's website:https://jobs.silkroad.com/Xavier/apply/jobs/2845

by January 20, 2023. Three letters of recommendation should be sent by recommenders to the address englishteachingprof@xavier.edu by January 20, 2023. Only complete dossiers submitted and received by the deadline will be considered. Initial interviews of selected candidates will be conducted via video conference in February, and finalists will be invited to campus for interviews thereafter. For questions, contact Dr. Graley Herren, English Department Chair (herren@xavier.edu).


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