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Visiting Assistant Professor of English

Position Deleted on 4/15/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Quincy, IL
Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature
Full Time
Quincy University, a Catholic liberal arts university in the Franciscan tradition, seeks applicants for at least one Visiting Assistant Professor of English position, beginning August 16, 2013. Teaching responsibilities for this term position will be four undergraduate courses per semester, including two sections each semester in the first-year composition program as well as upper-division courses.

Minimum qualifications: Master's degree in English; experience with and enthusiasm for teaching composition. Preferred qualifications: terminal degree in English or related field; college-level teaching experience; specialization in 18th and 19th century English literature and world literature. The successful candidate will be an energetic teacher, an active scholar and a dependable colleague who will participate enthusiastically in an ambitious schedule of undergraduate programs and activities, including a reading and lecture series, a literary journal and various student activities. Because Quincy University is committed to a diverse student body, we encourage applications from members of communities traditionally underrepresented in college faculties.

Send letter of application, C.V., teaching philosophy, research interests, copies of graduate transcripts, teaching evaluations, and contact information for three references to Dr. Deirdre Fagan, Associate Professor of English, c/o Office of Human Resources, Quincy University, 1800 College Ave., Quincy, IL 62301 or . The position is open until filled, but review of applications will begin March 20, 2013. EOE
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