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Assistant Professor, English

Position Deleted on 11/12/2011. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Bowling Green, KY
Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature
Full Time
The English Department at Western Kentucky University seeks applicants for two tenure-track positions beginning August 2012. Applicants must have demonstrated expertise in some combination of at least two of the following areas: twentieth-century British literature, postcolonial literature, world literature, dramatic literature, and film.

Requirement Qualifications: Ph.D. in English or related field; demonstrated excellence in and commitment to undergraduate teaching and general education; record of scholarly and professional activities. Candidates must be willing to use classroom technologies and on occasion to teach online, and must demonstrate interest in student engagement activities beyond the classroom.

Responsibilities: Teaching in the English general education program, advanced undergraduate courses in the areas of candidate's expertise, and occasional courses in the English M.A program; maintaining an active scholarly agenda; and participating in university and departmental service.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2011, and continue until the position is filled. Telephone interviews will begin in early December. Candidates should submit the following (electronic submissions are acceptable):
* Letter of application (specify fields of expertise)
* Teaching Philosophy statement
* Current Curriculum Vita
* Copies of all graduate transcripts (official copies only required prior to on-campus interviews)
* Three recent letters of recommendation

Submit to:
Dr. Karen Schneider, Head
Department of English
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd. #11086
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1086
Telephone: (270) 745-3046
Fax: (270) 745-2533
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