Assistant Professor of Global Literature

Missouri Southern State University invites applications for a tenure-track full-time assistant professor of global literature, period and region specialty open, beginning fall of 2020 in Joplin, Missouri. The successful candidate will teach twelve credit hours per semester in literature and composition classes, serve the institution, and pursue a research agenda.

The position requires a demonstrated commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level; a record of successful scholarly community engagement is also welcome. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in English before August 1, 2020.

Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Submit documents by visiting Official transcripts are required 45 days after contract is issued. Applications review will begin on November 4 and continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

With its state-designated international mission, MSSU’s vibrant campus creates an engaging learning environment for students and offers a collaborative and diverse workplace that fosters global perspectives. MSSU is an EOE employer with a strong institutional commitment to achievement of excellence and diversity among faculty and staff. MSSU is an E-verify participating employer. Visit our website to learn more about the advantages of employment at MSSU.

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