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Detailed Position Information
The English Department at The University of Alabama invites applications for a renewable full-time instructor position. The appointment is non-tenure-earning and is a one-year term with the possibility of renewal based upon satisfactory performance review, staffing needs, and funding. Minimum qualifications: MA in English or MFA in English; experience in teaching composition.
   
Preferred qualifications: Ph.D. in English; experience in teaching literature surveys, technical writing, professional writing, creative writing, and/or advanced composition. Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation.
   
 Position begins August 16, 2024.
   
 Applications must be submitted via the University website at http://careers.ua.edu/cw/en-us/job/521870.
   
Unofficial transcripts, cover letter, and a teaching philosophy need to be uploaded with applications as Other Documents.

In addition, three letters of recommendation should be sent in on behalf of each applicant. Please ask that each reference or dossier service send letters to the following email address as Word documents or PDFs, and they’ll be uploaded automatically to our hiring committee’s files for review: 2023_20.2pd10ju39otndl08@u.box.com

Deadline: Submit applications by April 1, 2024, for best consideration; screening of applications will continue until the position is filled.
   
Questions regarding your application may be directed to englishoffice@ua.edu.
 https://english.ua.edu/

Minimum Qualifications
MA in English or MFA in English; experience in teaching composition.

Preferred Qualifications
Ph.D. in English; experience in teaching literature surveys, technical writing, professional writing, creative writing, and/or advanced composition.

Instructions and Required Materials for Application
Applications must be submitted via the University website at http://careers.ua.edu/cw/en-us/job/521870. Unofficial transcripts, cover letter, and a teaching philosophy need to be uploaded with applications as Other Documents. In addition, three letters of recommendation should be sent in on behalf of each applicant. Please ask that each reference or dossier service send letters to the following email address as Word documents or PDFs, and they’ll be uploaded automatically to our hiring committee’s files for review: 2023_20.2pd10ju39otndl08@u.box.com     Deadline: Submit applications by April 1, 2024, for best consideration; screening of applications will continue until the position is filled.     Questions regarding your application may be directed to englishoffice@ua.edu. https://english.ua.edu/

About the Division/College/School
The College of Arts and Sciences at The University of Alabama offers an exciting and dynamic environment for faculty seeking to make an impact in their field and in the lives of the innovators and changemakers of tomorrow.

As the largest college at The University, we house over 8000 students and 1000 faculty and staff across our 25 departments.

With nationally recognized programs and award-winning faculty, our College has positioned itself as a leader in higher education. Our facilities and resources include state-of-the-art laboratories, research centers, and performance venues, providing students with hands-on learning experiences and opportunities for research and creative expression.

The College is committed to the liberal arts philosophy that fosters creative and critical thinking and a lifetime of learning.

About the University
The University of Alabama, part of The University of Alabama System, is the state’s flagship university. UA shapes a better world through its teaching, research and service. With a global reputation for excellence, UA provides an inclusive, forward-thinking environment and nearly 200 degree programs on a beautiful, student-centered campus.

A leader in cutting-edge research, UA advances discovery, creative inquiry and knowledge through more than 30 research centers. The University of Alabama has R1: Doctoral Universities – Very High Research Activity status by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education and is among the top doctoral research universities in the United States.

As the state’s largest higher education institution, UA drives economic growth in Alabama and beyond.

About Tuscaloosa
Tuscaloosa is so much more than a college town.

It's a vibrant community that’s filled with legendary history. Located along the Black Warrior River, the city features a walkable downtown that’s complete with live music, locally owned shops, outdoor spaces to explore and local restaurants to meet every palate. With a geography ranging from suburban to rural, the area offers a variety of housing options along with excellent public and private schools and a wealth of recreational and entertainment options.

With a metro area population of 235,000, the Druid City lies about an hour southwest of Birmingham, in west-central Alabama. It’s within a few hours’ drive of Gulf Coast beaches and major cities like Nashville, New Orleans and Atlanta, making it a great base for growing better acquainted with the South’s finest offerings.

Background Investigation and EEO Statement
Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf


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