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Faculty - English, Speech & Foreign Language - 13AS-ESFL02  « Position Deleted on 4/25/2013 »

Institution: Texas Woman's University
Location: Denton, TX
Category:
  • Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature
Posted: 12/18/2012
Type: Full Time
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Texas Woman's University - Denton Campus

Department - English, Speech and Foreign Language

Title: Assistant Professor

Job Code: 13AS-ESFL02

Date Closed: Review of applicants will begin January 14, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled.

TO APPLY:
Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copy of graduate transcripts, three letters of reference, sample course evaluations, sample syllabus, and a writing sample (not more than 25 pages) via email to Facultyjobs@twu.edu. All materials must include the position code 13AS-ESFL02 and the candidate's name in the subject line. Review of applications will begin January 14, 2013 and will continue until filled.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Assistant Professor of English. We seek a medievalist in the teacher-scholar tradition to contribute to our BA and MA programs in English and the PhD program in rhetoric. We are a small, lively, engaged department that values collegiality and collaboration, both within the department and across the campus. Candidates should be prepared to teach a range of courses, including those in the area of specialization, surveys of British literature, and History of the English Language. PhD in English or closely related area required. The successful applicant will demonstrate excellent teaching; clear evidence of an active, ongoing program of research (with publications or the strong potential for publications); and a commitment to service, including directing graduate student research. Interests in 17th/18th Century or rhetoric helpful.

UNIVERSITY INFORMATION:
Texas Woman's University occupies a notable position in higher education as the nation's largest university primarily for women. Established in 1901, TWU is a doctoral/research-intensive public university which emphasizes the liberal arts and sciences as well as specialized and professional studies in business, nursing, health sciences, and education. The College of Arts and Sciences, with over thirty-five percent of TWU's graduate and undergraduate population of over 14,700, prepares students for success in a global world. TWU operates three campuses: Houston, Dallas, and the main campus in Denton (population 115,000), located 40 miles north of the Dallas/Fort Worth area. This metroplex, the nation's fourth largest urban center, has world-class museums, orchestras, opera, ballet, theatre companies, as well as an array of professional and collegiate sports venues. Additional information about the University is available at http://www.twu.edu.

Texas Woman's University, an AA/EEO employer, supports diversity. Men and women, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply. All offers of employment will be contingent on the candidate's ability to provide documents which establish proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States. All positions at Texas Woman's University are deemed security sensitive requiring background checks.
Texas Woman's University strives to provide an educational environment that affirms the rights and dignity of each individual, fosters diversity, and encourages a respect for the differences among persons. Discrimination or harassment of any kind is considered inappropriate.

Texas Woman's University is committed to equal opportunity in employment and education and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran's status, or against qualified disabled persons.