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Assistant Professor of English, Literature and Language (American Lit.)

St. Mary's University

Job Title: Assistant Professor of English, Literature and Language (American Lit.)
Job Location: San Antonio , TX
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Humanities: Languages & literature
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2018-09-14
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description





Assistant Professor of English, Literature and Language (American Lit.)
St. Mary's University

Do you like to teach outside of the traditional confines of period focused classes? Are you interested in creating fresh, inventive courses that include community-based education or the digital humanities?

The Department of English Literature and Language, St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, Texas, invites you to apply for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2019 in American Literature. Teaching responsibilities include courses in core literature, composition, and upper-division and master’s level courses. We are looking for someone conversant in digital pedagogies, project-based learning, and interdisciplinary interest in contributing to our Center for Catholic Studies.

In addition to teaching, faculty responsibilities include advising students, a commitment to departmental and university service, involvement in recruiting and retention activities, and ongoing professional development. Suitable candidates must possess teaching experience and demonstrated research potential in the field. Applicants should hold a Ph.D; ABD candidates with an expected completion date within six months of appointment will be considered.

St. Mary’s is the oldest Catholic university in the Southwest, and continues to advocate the Marianist mission of academic excellence and servant leadership. Successful candidates must support the mission of the university: www.stmarytx.edu/about/. Founded in 1852 by the Society of Mary (Marianists), St. Mary’s is a comprehensive Catholic and Marianist university with a strong tradition of integrating liberal arts with professional studies. St. Mary’s enrolls close to 3,700students in a diverse university with four schools with more than 40 academic programs including Ph.D. and J.D. programs, and numerous pre-professional programs. St. Mary’s, a Hispanic-Serving Institution, is committed to diversity and providing opportunities for under-represented students and is seeking candidates who will actively support diversity and inclusive excellence.

Job Requirements

Applicants should hold a Ph.D; ABD candidates with an expected completion date within six months of appointment will be considered.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Applications can be submitted at http://stmarytx.applicantpro.com/jobs/ with the option to upload all supporting documents electronically. Along with the employment application please also submit a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, and transcripts. Letters of recommendation may be addressed to: Kathleen Maloney, PhD, Chair, English Literature and Language Department, St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, TX 78228, or sent electronically to kmaloney@stmarytx.edu.

Additional materials may be requested of select applicants at a later date. Review of applications will begin on October 15 and continue until the position is filled. Any offer of employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a clear background check.

St. Mary’s University is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of other historically underrepresented groups. The university will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with a disability.

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Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at St. Mary's University and at other institutions of higher education in the region on www.AcademicCareers.com

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Kathleen Maloney, PhD, Chair, English Literature and Language Department as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on www.AcademicCareers.com. Thank you.

Kathleen Maloney, PhD, Chair, English Literature and Language Department


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