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Tenure Track Faculty in English
Post Date: 10/31/2018
Close Date: 11/29/2018
North Dakota State University

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$50,000 - $69,999

Fargo, ND

Job Description:
ssistant Professor of English
Early American Literature

The English department at North Dakota State University seeks to appoint a tenure-track Assistant Professor, beginning August 2019 and specializing in American literature from the earliest period of contact and exploration through 1865. The successful candidate will participate in a vibrant department offering BA, BS, MA, and PhD degrees in a supportive, friendly, and inclusive atmosphere for faculty and students at all levels. Please see full description at http://www.ndsu.edu/english/employment_opportunities/ for full list of hiring criteria and procedures for applying.

We seek diverse and innovative thinkers and recognize a wide range of scholarly activities in our tenure and promotion process. North Dakota State University’s English Department is committed to equity and diversity and actively seeks those scholars whose teaching, research, and/or diverse life experiences will help us extend these core values. NDSU is an EEO/AA-M/F/Vet/Disability Employer, an NSF ADVANCE institution, with a Carnegie high research classification.

To apply, please send a CV and an application letter addressing minimum and preferred qualifications to search chair Dr. Bruce Maylath via NDSU Online Employment System http://jobs.ndsu.edu/postings/9743. Screening will begin on 29 November 2018 and will continue until filled.

Teaching duties are at a 2/2 load, which includes American Literature Survey, from earliest contact to 1865, and other undergraduate and graduate courses (descriptions can be found on department website). Opportunities exist to develop and teach courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. The successful candidate will advise MA and PhD students and serve on thesis and dissertation committees. The candidate must expand an existing scholarly agenda through presentations and publications. The department expects a consistent record of scholarly production and publication at the time of tenure.
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Minimum Requirements:
• PhD in English or related field
• Record of scholarly achievement
• College teaching experience
• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
• Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity and social justice (through research, teaching, outreach or lived experience)
• Ability to teach American Literature Survey, from earliest contact to 1865
Preferred Requirements:
Preference will be given to those candidates with experience or specialties in one or more of the following:

• Writers of color
• Rhetorical theory
• Cultural rhetorics
• Writing studies

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