Instructor of English

Freed-Hardeman University - Henderson, TN (30+ days ago)4.6

The Department of Communication and Literature at Freed-Hardeman University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position at the instructor level in English beginning in August 2018. As instructor of English, this position is responsible for teaching courses within the English program, engaging in scholarly activity, and conducting committee work as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Teaches 27 hours, as assigned, annually within the Department of Communication and Literature

Works with the department chair and other departmental faculty to assess, evaluate, and develop the program goals and curriculum; calibrate grading and rubrics; plan student events and/or travel.

Works with students on research, scholarly, and/or creative projects.

Engages in scholarly research or other creative activity.

Serves on university committees as assigned.

Attends daily Chapel.

Participate in university recruitment activities.

This job description shall include, but is not necessarily limited to, the above duties. This position may temporarily perform other duties assigned to maintain operations and services.

Active member in good standing of the churches of Christ

Must hold an earned MA in English. (PhD or ABD preferred)

Some scholarship or expertise in English literature, especially before 1900 (especially Medieval and/or Victorian); an ability and willingness to teach an advanced grammar course is also desirable.

A demonstrated competence in teaching first-year writing courses.

Excellent verbal, written, and electronic communication skills.

Evidence of prior scholarship of discovery, integration, application, and/or teaching and learning is preferred. Commitment to ongoing scholarship is required.

Commensurate with background and experience.

As described on the human resources website.

Freed-Hardeman University is an academic community, associated with churches of Christ, which is dedicated to providing excellent undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. The mission of Freed-Hardeman University is to help students develop their God-given talents for His glory by empowering them with an education that integrates Christian faith, scholarship, and service.

Pursuant to this mission and Section 703(e)(2) of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Freed-Hardeman University exercises a preference for applicants active within the churches of Christ. Freed-Hardeman University complies with all applicable federal and state non-discrimination laws and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or prior military service in the administration of its employment practices.