Assistant Professor (University of South Carolina Lancaster)

The University of South Carolina Lancaster, a regional campus of the University of South Carolina located approximately thirty-five (35) miles south of Charlotte, NC seeks candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in English beginning August 16, 2016. Applicants should hold the Ph.D. or other terminal degree in English or a related field including credentials necessary for departmental approval to teach selected English courses. The position will normally require the teaching of twelve credit hours per semester or its equivalent, including evening and distributed learning courses as needed, as well as a commitment to scholarship and university/community service. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching at the university level. Preference will also be given to candidates who can be approved to teach related fields. In addition, USC Lancaster is home to the state’s only Native American Studies Center. Qualified applicants with an interest in Native American Studies, who might contribute to curricula and programming, are encouraged to apply. Applicants should complete an Academic Personal Information application, as well as upload a cover letter that specifically addresses the applicant’s qualifications and curriculum vitae online at (Requisition # 009794). Copies of graduate transcripts and three recent letters of recommendation should be mailed to English Search Committee: Attention Ms. Tracey Mobley Chavous; University of South Carolina Lancaster; PO Box 889 Lancaster SC 29721. Files will be reviewed upon receipt of all required documents until a suitable candidate is chosen. USC Lancaster offers the State of South Carolina benefits package. The University of South Carolina Lancaster is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.