Assistant Professor of English

Job Description:  This position as a composition and writing instructor carries a 4/4 teaching load that includes primarily courses in the first-year composition sequence.  A successful candidate will demonstrate effectiveness in teaching composition and rhetoric, especially teaching writing to developmental learners.  Knowledge of current composition pedagogy and experience teaching first-year writing and developmental writing courses is expected, and a background in Basic Writing Pedagogy and Curriculum development is highly desirable.  Additional desirable experience or skills could include the ability to: incorporate new media and other appropriate technologies into the writing classroom, teach general linguistics or modern/contemporary literature (of any genre or nationality), work with ESL students, or teach online and/or distance learning.

Job Responsibilities:  The University of Tennessee at Martin has traditional tenure requirements in teaching, research, and service, with primary focus on quality teaching.

Minimum Qualifications: PhD in English by August 1, 2024.

Apply online only at  Employment Opportunities | UT Martin and click faculty vacancies.  Applicants must also attach a letter of application, teaching philosophy statement, transcripts, three letters of recommendation, sample syllabi for a first-year composition course, and current vita.  Review of applications will begin November 17th, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. Initial interviews will be conducted virtually. Search questions may be directed to Dr. Maari Carter, Search Committee Chair:

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