Assistant Professor of English

Position: Assistant Professor
Department: English
Location: Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR
Deadline: 2/27/15
Hire Date: 8/2015

Arkansas Tech University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of English to teach in our B.F.A. in creative writing beginning mid-August 2015. Ph.D. preferred, ABD required. Specialization in any creative genre including digitalpublication will be considered. Preference may be given to candidates with secondary specialization in TESOL, technical writing,applied linguistics, English education, or film/television studies. Candidates must demonstrate commitment to general educationinstruction, including composition. Arkansas Tech is a mid-sized liberal arts university emphasizing teaching (4/4 load) andundergraduate education. Graduate programs include M.A. in English, M.A. in TESOL, and Master of Liberal Arts. Closing date isFebruary 27, 2015. Send letter of application, resume, copies of transcripts and three letters of recommendation to: Dr. CarlBrucker, Chair, Search Committee, Department of English and World Languages, Witherspoon 142, Arkansas Tech University,Russellville, AR 72801. Electronic submissions may be sent to Review of applications will begin immediately afterthe 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.

Arkansas Tech University is an AA/EOE employer committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.