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Instructor/Assistant Professor of English (Professional Writing)

Position Deleted on 2/01/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Frostburg, MD
Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature
Application Due:
Full Time
included on Affirmative Action email
The Department of English at Frostburg State University seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track Instructor/Assistant Professor of English, available fall 2013. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications and includes USM benefits package.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach four classes per semester primarily in professional writing (business writing, technical writing, scientific writing, journalism, and others), which may include face-to-face, blended, and online sections. At least one section per academic year will be blended at the Hagerstown campus, which is a one-hour drive from the main campus at Frostburg. Service to the department and the University is expected in addition to active research.

QUALIFICATIONS: ABD in English (for appointment at the rank of Instructor) and experience teaching professional writing at the University level. Ph.D. preferred and required for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. Online teaching experience is preferred.

Frostburg State University is located in the Appalachian highlands (elevation 2,000 feet) of western Maryland. Of its more than 5,440 students, 21% are students of color, 4% are Hispanic and 2% Asian. Additionally 72 international students come from 17 countries. Approximately 2,100 reside on campus in 11 traditional halls and one apartment-style community. The main campus covers 260 acres within the town limits of Frostburg (population 7,500). The University also offers courses at the University System of Maryland at Hagerstown, on the Catonsville Campus of the Community College of Baltimore County and at Arundel Mills Regional Higher Education Center, as well as online.

FSU prides itself on being a dynamic, learning-centered organization that emphasizes teaching, but with opportunities for professional development and research. Students regularly build strong connections with faculty and staff members that often last beyond graduation.

The local region is rich in both history and outdoor activities. Students can visit nearby recreational areas-Rocky Gap, New Germany, and Deep Creek Lake State Parks-which offer camping, boating, swimming, hiking, and skiing. For more information, visit

To apply, e-mail a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references by January 31, 2013, to Include "Instructor/Assistant Professor of English (Position #13-010536)" in the subject line.

Frostburg State University welcomes and encourages women and minorities to apply and seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce. FSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Appropriate auxiliary aids and services for qualified individuals with disability will be provided upon request. Please notify us in advance. WWW.FROSTBURG.EDU
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