Assistant Professor of English

Position: Assistant Professor
Department: English
Location: Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR
Deadline: 11/11/2013
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. Any area of specialization will be considered, but preference will be given to candidates prepared to teach 16th-18th-century British literature. Secondary specializations of interest include technical writing, film studies, TESOL, 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, Master of Liberal Arts, and M.Ed. in English Education. Closing date is November 11, 2013. Send letter of application, resume, copies of transcripts and three letters of recommendation to: Dr. Susan Poznar, Chair, 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