Visiting Assistant Professor in the Elon Core Curriculum / English Department

Elon University in North Carolina

Deadline March 30, 2014
Date Posted March 11, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

Elon University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Elon Core Curriculum, beginning mid-August, 2014.  This visiting non-renewable 4-year position, associated with the English Department, requires a teacher-scholar with a broad interdisciplinary and global perspective.  PhD in English or an interdisciplinary/global field strongly preferred.   Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts environment.  The position provides an opportunity to develop as a teacher-scholar in one of the nation's leading institutions for high-impact educational practices. Ideal candidates will bring international or intercultural experience and a willingness to engage with Elon's residential campus environment.

 

Teaching responsibilities of six courses include four sections per year of The Global Experience, a writing-intensive, interdisciplinary seminar required of all first-year students.  Teaching responsibilities also include ENG 110, a first-year writing course, and may include other relevant English and interdisciplinary courses.  Area of specialization is open, although the candidate should be able to teach introductory courses that engage English majors and non-majors.

 

Elon is a dynamic private, co-educational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning.  To learn more about Elon, please visit the University web site at www.elon.edu. Applications must be received by March 30 to be assured full consideration. Send letter of application, CV, three letters of recommendation, and a statement of teaching philosophy to gst_eng2014@elon.edu, including your name in the subject line.  Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.

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