Assistant Professor of English
Michigan State University College of Arts and Letters
United States

Ast Inst/Inst/Ast Prof in English

Job no: 584338
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Arts And Letters
Department: English 10004264
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Education/Training, Fixed Term Faculty, Union

Working/Functional Title

Ast Inst/Inst/Ast Prof

Position Summary

The Department of English at Michigan State University is currently establishing a pool of fixed term assistant professors & instructors. These positions will be filled per course/per semester, on an as needed basis. Applicants in this pool are reviewed when the program has an immediate need to fill a vacancy as needed within two years to begin as early as August 16, 2019.

Duties: 

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in English. General areas of pedagogical experience include writing and literary studies.

Position is planned to recur every Fall Semester

Required Degree

Doctorate -MA or PhD in English

Minimum Requirements

M.A or PhD in English.

Experience teaching at the college level. 

Required Application Materials

  1. A cover letter.
  2. Current curriculum vitae.
  3. A statement of teaching philosophy that highlights your expertise teaching within the fields listed above. 
  4. A summary of your experience with diversity in the classroom and/or in your past or planned research endeavors, any experience mentoring diverse students or community outreach initiatives, and an explanation of how you will advance our goals of inclusive excellence. 
  5. Email addresses of 3 potential referees.

Special Instructions

Review of applications will begin June 17th, 2019. Applications must be submitted electronically to Michigan State University Human Resources website http://careers.msu.edu.

Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodations.

The College of Arts & Letters promotes an academic and organizational culture, which actively seeks out and strengthens diverse voices and perspectives among its members, results in true excellence. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The College of Arts & Letters is interested in candidates of all backgrounds who are committed to the principle that intellectual leadership is achieved through open access and pro-active inclusion. 

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU us committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities. 

For more information, contact the Chair for the Search Committee, Dr. Ellen McCallum (emc@msu.edu). For more information about the Department of English, go to english.msu.edu. 

Review of Applications Begins On

06/17/2019

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Jun 10, 2019 Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: Jun 9, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time


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