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Assistant Professor of English
Job Type Full-time
Job Status Interviewing
Date Posted Thursday, 27 February 2014
Location New Orleans
Company Information Dillard University
2601 Gentilly Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70122
Website: http://
Job Description

Dillard University, classified by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education as a balanced arts and sciences/professions institution, located in the culturally rich and diverse city of New Orleans, Louisiana, invites qualified applicants to apply for the position of Assistant Professor of English in the School of Humanities for a tenure-track faculty position in Fall 2014.

The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for teaching core composition and some major courses, in English language and literature, and a four/four teaching load. Other responsibilities include curriculum development and assessment, college committee service, student advising and recruitment, and maintaining a high level of professional activity. Preference will be given to those candidates committed to academic excellence, to the mentoring of students, a spirit of service, sensitivity to world concerns, teaching experience in areas stated below, plus a well-developed research agenda.  The ideal candidate will also have evidence of research presentations and publication in the discipline; evidence of successful grant writing a bonus.

Qualifications An earned Ph.D. in rhetoric and composition preferred. A Ph.D. in English with proven background in composition and rhetoric, advanced grammar and linguistics will be considered. Candidates should have a demonstrated background in teaching in a college-level English-major program, with an interest in curriculum development; and academic journal background is a plus.
How to Apply Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, a detailed curriculum vitae listing qualifications and experience, official transcripts, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references to:

Dillard University
Office of Human Resources
2601 Gentilly Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70122
(504) 816-4187 (fax)

Dillard University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Individuals who require reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to participate in the search process should notify the Office of Human Resources.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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