Assistant Professor of English and Writing (University of Tampa)

Assistant Professor of English and Writing

The Department of English and Writing in the College of Arts and Letters at The University of Tampa invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in 20th and 21st century Hemispheric American Studies beginning in August 2015.

The desirable area of expertise is American literary/cultural exchange (including Afro-Caribbean, Latino/Latina, African-American, Cuban, or transnational literatures) with a possible secondary area of knowledge in digital literacy, intermedia and mixed media forms, or post-print publication. Experience with editing/publishing is also ideal.

Teaching load is 3/3 (6 four-hour courses each academic year), half of which will be taught in First Year Writing or sophomore Academic Writing.

The Ph.D. must be in hand no later than August 2015. The successful candidate will be committed to excellent undergraduate teaching and will maintain a record of scholarly/creative work through publications, student advising, and service to the department, college, university, and broader community.

For details and to apply, please go to:
Applicants should be prepared to attach a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a sample of academic writing, and examples of other professional, editorial, or creative work, including a digital portfolio of multimedia work if appropriate.
In addition, applicants will be requested to enter name and email address for three (3) reference providers.

Application review will begin November 11, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. The University of Tampa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, gender identity, veteran status or any other non-job related criteria. The University encourages applications from underrepresented group members.

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