3 TT Assistant Professors (English Education, African American Literature, and Film Studies)
- Location details
- Boone, North Carolina
- Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualif
- Position type
- Professor, Assistant
- Organization type
- 4-year college or university
- English education, Film and media studies, Literature, African American
- Employment category
- Tenure Status
- Tenure or tenure track
- North Carolina
- Academic Hiring Standards
- Hiring standards
We are hiring three tenure track faculty at the rank of Assistant Professor in three areas (links to official job posting provided):
All of these hires will begin in the Fall 2024 semester.
The Department of English houses over 450 majors, employs 43 tenured and tenure-track faculty and approximately 50 non-tenure track faculty. The department offers a Bachelor of Science in Secondary English Education and a Bachelor of Arts with concentrations in Literary Studies, Film Studies, Creative Writing, as well as Technical and Professional Writing. The department also offers a Master of Arts in English with concentrations in Literary Studies, Rhetoric and Composition, and Teaching Literature and Writing. We are firmly committed to faculty governance, teaching excellence, active scholarship,and university and community service.
The department seeks candidates who bring attributes that complement the department, program, and college’s existing strengths. We are interested in faculty members who have cultivated skills to communicate with, teach, and support others who do and do not share aspects of their own identity.
Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and to embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls over 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.