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Assistant Teaching Professor in Core Literature (Wake Forest University)

WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY’S Department of English is seeking a permanent, non-tenure-track Assistant Teaching Professor. Applicants should have a commitment to high-quality teaching of literature at the introductory level, with an ABD or PHD in English. Preference for specialist in American literature. This position includes funds for travel and research, and the opportunity for a long-term career path with the University. Teaching load is 3/3; most courses will be instructor-designed sections of 100-level literature.  Salary is competitive.  Positions begin July 1, 2016.  Initial interviews will be conducted remotely by Skype or WebEx.

Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from women and minorities.  It seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.  For information about the Department of English, go to www.wfu.edu/english.

Located in Winston-Salem, NC, Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational institution with a student-faculty ratio of 10:1. Ranking among the top thirty national universities, it offers a vibrant intellectual community with a rich cultural life, an impressive array of facilities and an active athletics community.  For quick facts about the University, go to http://www.wfu.edu/visitors/quickfacts.html.  For quick facts on Winston-Salem, go to http://www.cityofws.org/Home/DiscoverWinston-Salem/Articles/CityInformation.

Applicants should apply at https://wakejobs.silkroad.com and submit a cover letter directed to Dr. Scott Klein, Chair, Department of English.  Also submit your vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and a 20-25 page writing sample.  Three confidential letters of recommendation must be sent via email by the recommender or dossier service to letters@wfu.edu.  Applications and other materials must be submitted no later than Monday, February 29, at 4:00 pm.  EOE/AA. Questions about the application process may be addressed to wakejobs@wfu.edu.  Questions about the position may be addressed to english@wfu.edu.

 

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