Department: IU Kokomo English and Language Studies
The English and Language Studies Department at Indiana University Kokomo invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of English position beginning January 2, 2020.
The course load will be three sections per semester. In addition, the preference will be given to candidates who can assume the role of Editor-in-Chief of our student publication journal Field. One course release per semester is granted to take on this role. The preference for teaching for this position is American literature survey, specialized American literature courses, and other classes as needed, but related areas will be considered. Publication is required for promotion and tenure, and for maintaining a 3/3 load after tenure.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in English, or closely related discipline, with a specialization in American literature, in hand by start January 2nd. Candidates specializing in any area of American literature are encouraged to apply. An appropriate level of university, professional, and community service is required, such as committee work, assessment of the major, and engagement in campus initiatives to increase retention and enrollment.
Department Contact for Questions:
Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to Joe Keener, Ph.D., Associate Professor of English, Chair, Department of English and Language Studies, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, firstname.lastname@example.org.
OAA #: KO219
Appointment Status: Tenure Track
Internal Number: 8290
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