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Limited Term Assistant Professor or Limited Term Instructor of English

Kennesaw State University
Kennesaw, GA
Closing date
Oct 21, 2021

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*Limited Term Assistant Professor or Limited Term Instructor of English*

*Job ID:* 221432

*Location:* Kennesaw, Georgia

*Full/Part Time:* Full Time

*Regular/Temporary:* Regular

*About Us*
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status.

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

*Department Information*
The Department of English at Kennesaw State University is committed to excellent teaching, scholarship, and service to the university and the community. With a diverse faculty engaged in a variety of research approaches, the department models and promotes scholarship that honors humanistic traditions while making a range of contributions to university and civic life.

With more than 400 full-time faculty and 7000 degree-seeking students, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the largest college at the university, prepares the next generation of leaders in a wide array of fields to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century and become contributing citizens in a global society. The home of three Schools and eight Departments, the College offers more than 80 graduate and undergraduate programs of study in both traditional and interdisciplinary fields. CHSS provides students experiential learning opportunities to enable them to develop leadership, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills, as well as a strong sense of social responsibility through community and global engagement.

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Department of English promote diversity and inclusiveness among our students, faculty, staff, and public. Thus, we seek candidates whose experience, teaching, and service have prepared them to fulfill our commitment to inclusion and have given them the confidence to engage audiences in higher education from a wide spectrum of backgrounds.

*Job Summary*
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for multiple Spring 2021 only Limited Term Assistant Professor or Limited Term Instructor faculty positions, with the possibility of renewal.

Limited term faculty positions available to teach general education English courses. Limited-term instructor positions are non-tenure track and contingent upon funding. The teaching load is five 3 cr/hr courses, with a primary focus on first-year composition. Faculty teach courses in a variety of modalities, including face-to-face, hybrid, and online.

*Required Qualifications*
Applicants must have, at minimum, a Master of Arts degree in English (or a closely related field with at least 18 hours of graduate coursework in English) or its foreign equivalent.

*Preferred Qualifications*
Ideal candidates will have coursework in composition and rhetoric. Candidates with experience teaching at KSU are encouraged to apply. A commitment to excellence in teaching is expected of all faculty members in KSU's College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Experience in teaching and/or certification in hybrid or online formats and pedagogies is recommended. Ideal candidates will have experience teaching college composition and/or tutoring in college writing centers. Ideal candidates will also possess a Ph.D. in English. In alignment with KSU's Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), applicants should also articulate a commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.

*Required Documents to Attach*
* CV
* Cover Letter
* Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts Due Upon Hire)

*Contact Information*
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Jeanne Bohannon at 470-578-7380.

For more information or questions about a faculty job posting, please contact Academic Affairs at []( For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at 877-251-2644, or by email at [](

*Equal Employment Opportunity*
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

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