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Faculty - ESFL - 14AS-VESFL06

Position Deleted on 5/20/2014. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Denton, TX
Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
Texas Woman's University - Denton Campus
Department: English, Speech and Foreign Language
Title: Assistant Visiting Professor
Job Code: 14AS-VESFL06
Date Closed: Review of applications will begin April 15, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.

To apply, please send letter of application, CV, three letters of recommendation, copies of all graduate transcripts (unofficial is fine), one page statement of teaching philosophy, and sample syllabi to Include the position number 14AS-VESFL06 in the subject line."


Visiting Assistant Professor of English for 2014-2015. We seek a colleague 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 broadly at the undergraduate level, including both surveys of British Literature, and graduate courses in their area of specialization. We have particular needs in Restoration and 18th century, but the ability to contribute broadly to our programs is more important than the area of specialization. PhD in English or closely related area required for appointment. The successful applicant will demonstrate excellent teaching; evidence of scholarship; and a commitment to service. Interest in or experience with online instruction helpful.

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 15,000, 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

Texas Woman's University, an AA/EEO/VEVRAA 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.
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