Assistant Professor of English

Position: Assistant Professor
Department: English
Location: Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR
Deadline: 2/28/14
Hire Date: 8/2014

Arkansas Tech University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English beginning mid-August 2014.  Ph.D. preferred, ABD required.  Primary specialization must be linguistics.  Secondary specializations of interest include TESOL, technical writing, film studies, and world literatures.  Candidates must demonstrate commitment to general education instruction, including composition.  Arkansas Tech is a mid-sized liberal arts university emphasizing teaching (4/4 load) and undergraduate education.  Graduate programs include M.A. in English, M.A. in TESOL, and Master of Liberal Arts.  Closing date for accepting applications is February 28, 2014.  Send letter of application, resume, copies of transcripts and three letters of recommendation to:  Dr. Erin Clair, Chair, Linguistics Search Committee, Department of English and World Languages, Witherspoon 142, Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR 72801.  Review of applications will begin immediately after the application deadline.  This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check.  A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position.  Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.  AA/EOE