Fairmont State University

Temporary Assistant Professor of English (*TERM)

Requistion number:  20190119

Duties and Responsibilities: The Department of Language and Literature at Fairmont State University invites applications for a one-year, renewable, temporary assistant professor in English.  Primary responsibility will be to teach a 4/4 load. Teaching load will ordinarily include first-year composition and a sophomore literature class. Upper-level classes include Chaucer and the literature of the Middle Ages.

Preferred Qualifications: Medievalist with competence as a generalist; preferred specializations in Early Modern Literature, Medieval reception of classical literature, textual studies, and Book History. Preference give to candidates with strong record of teaching, scholarship, and proficiency in Old and Middle English, Latin and Greek.

Minimum Required Education: Earned PhD in English Literature. Specialization in Medieval Literature required.

Special Conditions: This is a full-time position, renewable annually. This position is outside tenure-track status.

Appointment Length: August—May (9 month)

Benefits Eligible?  Yes

Notes to Applicants: All applicants must complete an online application at www.fairmont.pierpontjobs.com; paper application materials cannot be accepted. Please note that candidates invited to interview are required to bring copies of all academic transcripts to the interview event.

Quicklink to posting:  www.fairmont.pierpontjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=63297

Temporary Appointment End date:  05-12-2020

Posting Close Date:  06/27/2019

Contact Information

Human Resources
Fairmont
WV
26554
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