Position
Assistant Professor
Department
English
Job Classification(s):
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Starting Date
Fall 2022 
Responsibilities

This is a 9-month, tenure-track position with a standard load of 4/4 with optional summer teaching. Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate English survey and communication core courses and undergraduate and graduate courses in adolescent literatures, literature pedagogies, and late English literature. Both onsite and online teaching are expected. In addition to teaching duties, the successful candidate will engage in scholarly activities and service to the department, college, and university.

 
Requirements

A Ph.D. in Literature or related field, experience teaching English literature and related courses, and a research emphasis in English education and adolescent literatures. We seek candidates who have demonstrated success in the writing and literature classroom and are able to teach courses that complement or strengthen our undergraduate and online graduate program. ABD candidates will be considered if the degree will be conferred by August 2022.

 
AN EEO/ADAAA COMPLIANCE EMPLOYER

As represented in MSU Texas’ Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Strategic Plan, the university holds that a strong institutional environment of diversity, equity, and inclusion fuels scholarship, respect, innovation, and social justice – all values of our core liberal arts principles and identity. The successful candidate will be expected to participate and support the values of the institutional DEI Strategic plan.

This position is designated as security sensitive and requires the finalist to complete a criminal background check.

Submit materials in a single PDF and include the following: ● Letter of interest that explains the applicant’s qualifications for the position and describes how the applicant addresses diversity, equity, and inclusion in their teaching, research, and/or service ● Curriculum vitae with contact information for at least three references ● Unofficial graduate transcripts ● Finalists will be asked for sample syllabi, evidence of teaching excellence, a writing sample (no more than 20 pages), and three letters of recommendation Submit the application by email to Pam Marshall, Department Secretary: pam.marshall@msutexas.edu. For additional information about the position contact Dr. Geoffrey Clegg, chair of the search committee: geoffrey.clegg@msutexas.edu

Please send information to the contact listed below.

Contact Information
Mailing Address
Pam Marshall, Secretary
MSU Texas
English
3410 Taft Blvd.
Wichita Falls, TX 76308-2099
University Information
University Information
MSU Texas
3410 Taft Blvd.
Wichita Falls, TX 76308-2099
About MSU

Midwestern State University, a Texas public university with nearly 5,900 students, is a proud member of the Texas Tech University System. MSU Texas is centrally located between Dallas and Oklahoma City in Wichita Falls (population 103,000). MSU is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC) and is committed to excellence in teaching.

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