Assistant or Associate Professor of English - College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Languages a

Employer
Fort Valley State University
Location
Fort Valley, GA
Closing date
Dec 10, 2021

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Sector
Science, Art and Humanities
Organization Type
Corporate
Job Description
FORT VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY (FVSU), a state and land-grant institution of the University System of Georgia, invites applications for the tenure-track position of Assistant or Associate Professor of English for the College of Arts and Sciences - Department of Languages and Liberal Studies.

Fort Valley State University, the only 1890 land-grant university in Georgia, is a comprehensive institution that provides an education to over 2,800 students including graduate students. The university is located in the town of Fort Valley in Peach County, the original site of the state's peach industry. Its 1,365-acre (5.52 km2) campus is Georgia's second-largest public university in area.



JOB SUMMARY:

The Assistant or Associate Professor will teach undergraduate face-to-face, synchronous and/or online Co-Requisite Support for English courses (ENGL 0999), English Composition I (ENGL 1101), English Composition II (ENGL 1102) and/or World Literature (ENGL 2111) courses; mentor students; aid in the recruitment and retention of students; develop needed and appropriate coursework; serve on departmental, college and university level committees; participate in community service and outreach programs.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Teach Co-Requisite Support for English courses (ENGL 0999), English Composition I (ENGL 1101), English Composition II (ENGL 1102) and/or World Literature (ENGL 2111);
  • Aid in the recruitment and retention of students;
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to scholarship, research and strengthening the programs in the department;
  • Advise and mentor students;
  • Develop needed and appropriate coursework;
  • Serve on departmental, college and university level committees;
  • Participate in community service and outreach programs of the institution;
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues and other programs, departments and/or colleges; and
  • Other duties as assigned.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Doctorate in English or related area with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in discipline of English/Composition (ENG or ENGL).
  • Experience teaching in a traditional classroom.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach, advise and mentor.
  • Demonstrated ability to foster relationships with students and colleagues.
  • Personal suitability and motivation for the position.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • 18(+) earned credit hours in English/Composition.

Application Process:

For full consideration, all required documents must be submitted. The reviewing and interviewing of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The application packet must include the following:
  • A letter of interest that addresses the responsibilities and qualifications of the position;
  • Current curriculum vitae;
  • At least five references with full contact information including emails. (References will not be contacted without consent from applicants);
  • Additional information will be requested upon receipt of application.

If you have questions regarding this position, please contact FVSU's Office of Human Resources at hrfvsu@fvsu.edu or (478)825-6301.

Fort Valley State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate against applicants, students or employees on the basis of race, gender, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, or marital or veteran status.

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