Assistant Professor of English (Tenure-Track)
SUMMARY: In addition to participating in an undergraduate English Program, the faculty member will also participate in the graduate program in English.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Faculty contractual duties include, but are not limited to:
Preparing and Teaching (normal fulltime teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester) upper- level and graduate courses in Creative Non-Fiction as well as Technical Writing and Freshman Composition.
Holding office hours;
Advising and Mentoring undergraduate and graduate students;
Serving on faculty or University committees;
Conducting scholarly activities to include conducting research in area of specialization; disseminate the results of research at scholarly conferences and in professional publications.
May be assigned responsibilities over graduate assistants, work-study students and/or clerical staff.
May be assigned to teach evening and/or Saturday classes, courses via ITV, and/or develop and teach WEB CT courses.
Maintaining regular attendance.
Performing other related duties as assigned.
EDUCATION: PHD in English (ABD may be considered).
EXPERIENCE: Demonstrated excellence in teaching, research & writing.
PREFERRED: Publications in creative writing.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Skill and expertise in the classroom.
Ability in the use of technologies and/or strategies to enhance pedagogy.
Ability to work effectively with a culturally-diverse student body.
Ability to develop effective methodology for the integration of teaching and research.
Ability to demonstrate excellent communication skills.
Minimal physical requirements.
Work is performed in an office/classroom setting.
For more detailed information regarding the position you may contact Dr. Helen Blythe, Chair of the Department of English at (505) 454-3329 or helenblythe@...
Deadline Date: Position is open until filled, yet applicants are encouraged to submit a complete application by 20 January, 2012, when review of the applications will begin.
Rate: Minimum Starting $45,400
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Candidates must submit 1) a letter of application describing teaching & research interests, 2) curriculum vita, 3) University employment application, 4) copies of advanced degree transcripts, 5) names/address/phone numbers of 3 professional references.
Official transcripts will be required at time of on campus interview.
References will be contacted in conjunction with on campus interview.
New Mexico Highlands University
Assistant Professor of English
Las Vegas, NM 87701
Email applications will be accepted: <metrujillo(at)nmhu.edu> (replace (at) with @)
For disabled access or services call 505-454-3242 or TDD 505-454-3003.
NEW MEXICO HIGHLANDS UNIVERSITY IS AN EEO EMPLOYER