The Department of English at University of Lynchburg invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin August 2019. The successful candidate will have a completed PhD at time of appointment and will be able to teach courses in 20th and 21st century British Literature, courses in the Professional Writing minor, and introductory literature and composition courses. A secondary area in Digital Humanities is an advantage.
In addition to a 3/4 teaching load, University faculty participate in service to the wider campus and engage in scholarly pursuits. Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate successful classroom teaching and scholarly work or show signs of promise for scholarly contribution appropriate for early-career academics.
Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and 2-3 letters of reference to: Search Committee, Department of English, c/o Julie Williams at . Applications will be accepted until February 1. The search committee will conduct phone interviews with semi-finalists before finalists are invited for campus visits. The selected candidate must pass a background check that is satisfactory to the University. EOE
University of Lynchburg is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. University of Lynchburg strives for a diverse and inclusive community; under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates with experience working with a multicultural and diverse student body.