Assistant Professor of English
Quincy University, a Catholic liberal arts university in the Franciscan tradition, seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English position, beginning August14, 2015. Responsibilities include teaching first-year writing courses, survey courses in candidate's area of specialization, and upper division courses. Background in American Literature with interest in creative writing preferred. Other duties include academic advising and school and university service. The teaching load is four courses each semester.
Minimum qualifications: terminal degree; Preferred qualifications: successful college-level teaching experience. The successful candidate will be an energetic teacher, an active scholar, and a dependable colleague who will participate enthusiastically in an ambitious schedule of undergraduate programs and activities, including a reading and lecture series, a literary journal, and a various student activities.
Send letter of application, C.V., teaching philosophy, research interests, copies of graduate transcripts, teaching evaluations, and contact information for three references to:
Dr. Beth Tressler, Assistant Professor of English
c/o Office of Human Resources
1800 College Ave.
Quincy, IL 62301
This position is open until filled, but review of applications will begin December 15, 2014