The Department of English at George Fox University invites applications
for a tenure-track faculty position to begin August 2011.
George Fox University, a Christ-centered community, prepares students
spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarity,
act with integrity, and serve with passion. Professors teach all truth
as God's truth, integrating all fields of learning around the person
and work of Jesus Christ, bringing the divine revelations through
sense, reason, and intuition to the confirming test of Scripture. All
applicants must express a personal commitment to Jesus Christ and
express their Christian testimony in a local church. In addition,
professors agree to live in agreement with the university lifestyle
statement and affirm the theological commitments expressed in the
Statement of Faith. Individuals who would fit this profile are
encouraged to apply for current openings in our faculty.
Primary teaching responsibilities will include fiction writing and
world literature, along with other introductory literature and writing
classes. Qualified candidates with secondary specialties in
rhetoric/composition, journalism, or professional writing may be
considered. Excellence in teaching is essential. The successful
candidate will be expected to establish a scholarly or creative agenda,
and to publish consistently in his/her chosen field. In addition,
candidates will be expected to assist other department members in
shaping curriculum, advising majors, serving on faculty committees as
requested, and carrying out other faculty responsibilities.
* Ph.D. in English or related field is desired, although MFAs with
extensive coursework in literature or a related field will be
* Publications and teaching experience at the college level are
preferred, but all candidates with appropriate preparation will be
SALARY AND RANK
Appointment level is open depending upon qualifications and experience.
Salary and benefits are competitive with comparable institutions.
Candidates should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to:
Dr. Hank Helsabeck, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, 414 N.
Meridian St. #6246, Newberg, OR 97132 or to <lscott(at)georgefox.edu>.
Recommendations and other supporting materials may be requested at a
later stage of the review process. Review of applications will begin
immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Postal Address: Hank Helsabeck, Dean
Academic Affairs Office
George Fox University
414 N. Meridian #6246
Newberg, OR 97132
Email Address: <lscott(at)georgefox.edu> (replace (at) with @)
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