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Part-Time English Instructor

Full-Time English Instructor

Assistant Professor--Medieval Literature

Assistant Professor--Contemporary British Literature

 


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Part-Time English Instructor

Applications are invited for several part-time, limited-term appointments for the 2014-2015 academic year. Part-time faculty typically teach 1-2 sections of ENGL 1101 or ENGL 1102 per semester (no more than four sections for the academic year) in the department’s First-Year Writing Program. Opportunities for summer teaching are contingent on enrollment and are not guaranteed. M.A. or Ph.D. in English or the M.F.A. in Creative Writing preferred. Candidates in other degree fields who have a minimum of 18 semester credit hours in graduate-level English courses may be considered as well. All candidates should be able to provide evidence of successful college-level or equivalent teaching of writing. All applications will be kept on file until January 2015 in case additional sections are allocated in the spring.

The University of West Georgia is a coeducational, residential, liberal arts institution located 45 miles west of Atlanta in Carrollton, Georgia. The university offers undergraduate degrees in over 50 areas of study and Master’s degrees in over 30 areas of study, including English. In addition to a vibrant First-Year Writing Program, the department offers undergraduate degrees in English literature and in English Education and supports minors in Creative Writing, Africana Studies, and Film Studies. UWG is a regional comprehensive university and is part of the University System of Georgia. The Department of English and Philosophy is centrally located on campus in the Technology Learning Center (TLC) and is comprised of over 50 full-time faculty.

Application Instructions: Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until all part-time positions are filled. We anticipate filling part-time positions as funding becomes available throughout the spring and summer. Prospective candidates should send a letter of application that describes their teaching qualifications; a statement of teaching philosophy; sample syllabi of core-level writing classes; a current curriculum vita; three letters of recommendation; and a photocopy of all academic transcripts (official transcripts will be required before an offer of appointment is made) to

First-Year Writing Program
RE: Part-Time English Instructor
Bonnie Adams, Director of First-Year Writing
Department of English and Philosophy
University of West Georgia
1601 Maple Street
Carrollton, GA 30118

Contact Bonnie Adams (bjett@westga.edu) for additional information.


2014-2015 FACULTY APPOINTMENT
University of West Georgia

Instructor of English

Applications are invited for a one year, full-time appointment for the 2014-2015 academic year at the rank of Instructor of English commencing August 1, 2014. The candidate appointed to this position will teach four, 3 credit-hour courses (ENGL 1101 and/or ENGL 1102) per semester (eight courses total) in the department’s First-Year Writing Program and work as a tutor in the University Writing Center for three hours per week during the fall and spring semesters. Opportunities for teaching courses beyond ENGL 1101 and 1102 or for summer teaching are contingent on enrollment and are not guaranteed. Minimum requirements are the M.A. or Ph.D. in English or the M.F.A. in Creative Writing with superior evidence of effective college-level teaching of writing. A summary of benefits available to all full-time faculty is available here: http://www.westga.edu/hrpay/index_benefits.php.

The University of West Georgia is a coeducational, residential, liberal arts institution located 45 miles west of Atlanta in Carrollton, Georgia. The university offers undergraduate degrees in over 50 areas of study. In addition to a vibrant First-Year Writing Program, the department offers undergraduate degrees in English literature and in English Education and supports minors in Creative Writing, Africana Studies, and Film Studies. UWG is a regional comprehensive university and is part of the University System of Georgia. The Department of English and Philosophy is centrally located on campus in the Technology Learning Center (TLC) and is comprised of over 50 full-time faculty.

Application Instructions: Review of applications will begin April 21, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Minority candidates and women are strongly encouraged to apply. Prospective candidates should send a letter of application that describes their teaching qualifications; a statement of teaching philosophy; sample syllabi of core-level writing classes; a current curriculum vita; three letters of recommendation; and a photocopy of all degree-granting academic transcripts (official transcripts will be required before an official offer of appointment is made) to

First-Year Writing Search Committee
ATTN: Bonnie Adams, Director of First-Year Writing
Department of English and Philosophy
University of West Georgia
1601 Maple Street
Carrollton, GA 30118

Additional full-time positions in the First-Year Writing Program may be forthcoming, contingent on funding. Candidates who submit application materials for this appointment will be considered for all open appointments and do not have to resubmit application materials again this year.

Contact Bonnie Adams (bjett@westga.edu) for additional information.


2015-2016 FACULTY APPOINTMENT
University of West Georgia

Assistant Professor--Medieval Literature

The Department of English & Philosophy at the University of West Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in medieval British Literature beginning August 2015. Candidates specializing in any subfield of medieval literary and cultural studies who show promise of excellence in both research and teaching will be considered. This position includes undergraduate and graduate teaching with a 3/3 teaching load. Ph.D. by time of appointment and demonstrated scholarly activity in the field of medieval British literature are required.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Submit letter of application, CV, three confidential letters of reference, transcripts, and a writing sample through Interfolio.

Named by The Princeton Review as one of the Best Southeastern Colleges and one of America’s Best Value Colleges, UWG is located in Carrollton, GA, a reasonable commute from Atlanta and one of the 50 Best Small Southern Towns.


2015-2016 FACULTY APPOINTMENT
University of West Georgia

Assistant Professor--Contemporary British Literature

The Department of English & Philosophy at UWG invites applications for an Assistant Professorship of English in twentieth-century and contemporary British literature, starting August 2015. Secondary expertise might include Anglophone literatures, transatlantic literature, or colonial and post-colonial literatures. Candidates who show promise of excellence in both research and teaching will be considered. This position includes undergraduate and graduate teaching with a 3/3 teaching load. Ph.D. by time of appointment and demonstrated scholarly activity in the field of Modern and/or Contemporary British literature are required.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Submit letter of application, CV, three confidential letters of reference, transcripts, and a writing sample through Interfolio.

Named by The Princeton Review as one of the Best Southeastern Colleges and one of America’s Best Value Colleges, UWG is located in Carrollton, GA, a reasonable commute from Atlanta and one of the 50 Best Small Southern Towns.

 


Any offer of employment is contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating eligibility for employment.

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