The Division of Communication Arts and Humanities at Keystone College invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor of English with specializations in creative writing and literature, especially British Literature to begin Fall 2013. Qualified applicants should hold a PhD in English with emphasis in the preferred specializations. Applicants who are ABD within one year of completion or who hold an MFA degree at the time of appointment also will be considered.
A demonstrable ability to teach undergraduate courses to majors and non-majors is required. The successful applicant will exhibit a willingness to mentor undergraduate research projects, and will have the opportunity to develop new courses in their areas of interest. Experience with online teaching and learning is a plus.
Teaching assignments may include: Academic Writing, Writing About Literature, Introduction to Literary Studies, Creative Writing, British Literature, and/or other literatures, and Special Topics. The applicant may also be asked to serve as a curriculum coordinator.
The normal teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. Scholarship; service to the College; a strong commitment to advising; and, mentorship of students, including research involving undergraduates is expected. The successful candidate will have a well-developed or emerging research agenda.
In addition, the successful candidate must show evidence of the ability to work effectively with students and colleagues and have a strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education. The candidate must possess excellent communication skills and be self-motivated. All full-time faculty at Keystone College serve as academic advisers and on Division and College committees.
Keystone College is a private, co-educational college where emphasis is on undergraduate education, and growing importance is placed on faculty mentored student research projects. The Division of Communication Arts and Humanities strives to maintain a personalized, student-centered approach to teaching and a collaborative approach to productive undergraduate research.
Letters of application should include a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and a statement of undergraduate teaching philosophy and research interests. Official transcripts with college/university seal will be required prior to employment.
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La Plume, PA 18440-1099
Email Address: humanresources(at)keystone.edu