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Visiting Assistant Professor - 592101 Aa English  « Position Deleted on 3/10/2013 »

Institution: East Carolina University
Location: Greenville, NC
Category:
  • Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature
Posted: 02/26/2013
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
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Job Description: The Department of English at East Carolina University ( www.ecu.edu/english) is seeking to fill a non-tenure track, one-year (with the possibility of a continuing appointment for a second year) visiting assistant professor level position, specializing in Southern literature and/or 20th century American poetry, to begin August 12, 2013.

This position involves a partnership between the Department of English and Joyner Library's Manuscripts and Rare Books Department. The person hired will teach two classes per semester in composition, Southern literature, and/or 20th century American poetry, especially those writers represented in the Stuart Wright Collection ( http://www.ecu.edu/cs-lib/spclcoll/stuartwrightcollection.cfm).

Candidates should demonstrate knowledge of contemporary scholarship and a well-defined research agenda related to materials in this collection The successful candidate will also be expected to involve their students in research within the collection. Appropriate service to the university, community and profession is expected.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent from an appropriately accredited institution by August 2013 is required. All degrees should be from appropriately accredited institutions.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Candidates for this position must complete online a candidate profile and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one-page research agenda, one-page teaching plan incorporating the Stuart Wright Collection, and an article-length writing sample. In addition, arrange for three current reference letters to be sent to:

Jeffrey Johnson, Chair
Department of English
Bate Building 2201
Mail Stop 555
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858-4353

Screening begins October 1, 2012, and will continue until the position is filled. Official transcript required upon appointment.

Date Initial Screening Begins: 10/01/2012

Job Close Date: Open Until Filled

Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications
East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action University and accommodates individuals with disabilities. Proper documentation of identity and employability is required at the time of employment.