Assistant Professor of English
Date 2012-11-06 02:11:56 Location : North America
Assistant Professor of English. Tenure track, to begin August 2013. Ph.D. required. TESOL with experience in a p – k- 12 setting. Additional areas of teaching and research are desirable. Candidates should be interested in working at a university engaged in issues in Christian higher education in the Lutheran tradition, that emphasizes excellent teaching and commitment to student learning, and is increasing its international enrollment and programming. Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to cultural diversity and the ability to work with individuals or groups from diverse backgrounds. Teaching load is normally three courses per semester. Teaching will include undergraduate courses and graduate courses in a department with growing MA programs in TESOL, English Studies and Communication with TESOL certification, and an undergraduate TESOL minor. Traditional service functions, such as advising and committee work, are expected. Publications are necessary for advancement. Salary competitive. Letters outlining qualifications and expressing interest in teaching at Valparaiso University must be received by Nov. 19 and will be acknowledged. Include a CV, but do not send your complete dossier. We will request full credentials from those we wish to consider further. Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the MLA in Boston prior to invitations for campus visits. Address inquiries to Elizabeth Burow-Flak, Chair, Department of English, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN 46383. (Betsy.BurowFlak@valpo.edu). Valparaiso University does not unlawfully discriminate and aims to employ persons of various backgrounds and experiences to help constitute a diverse community. Its entire EOE policy can be found at http://www.valpo.edu/equalopportunity/index.php.