Wednesday, October 14, 2009


Assistant Professor in English

Institution: Fayetteville State University
Location: Fayetteville, NC
Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature
Faculty - Liberal Arts - Ethnic & Multicultural Studies
Posted: 10/13/2009
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
Fayetteville State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English to begin in August 2010. The candidate should have a Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric with secondary credentials in African-American Literature or a Ph.D. in African-American Literature with demonstrated experience in Composition and Rhetoric. The teaching load is 4/4 and all faculty teach composition. The department offers Certificate Programs in Professional Writing and TESOL.

Candidates should send a letter of interest, a vita, official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work, and letters of recommendation from three individuals familiar with their employment and academic history to Dr. Edward McShane, Department of English and Foreign Languages, Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NC 28301.

Applications received by December 30, 2009 will be given full consideration. The position is open until filled. We will interview at MLA and on-campus. Candidates who will receive their degrees by August 15, 2010 will be considered.

Fayetteville State University is a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina and the second oldest public institution of higher education in the state. Founded in 1867 as the Howard School for the education of African Americans, today FSU serves a growing student body of nearly 6,000 and ranks among the nation's most diverse campus communities. Fayetteville is located in the scenic Cape Fear River Valley of North Carolina, between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean. Residents of Fayetteville enjoy mild temperatures, four distinct seasons, a low cost of living, and easy access to beautiful Carolina beaches.

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).
Application Information
Postal Address: Dr. Edward McShane
English/Foreign Languages
Fayetteville State University
1200 Murchison Road
Fayetteville, NC 28301
Phone: 910-672-1471
Online App. Form:

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