Assistant / Associate Professor - English - University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in Belton Texas

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University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

Belton, Texas 76513

United States


Detailed Job Description

The University of Mary Hardin Baylor’s College of Humanities has a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in English, beginning in August of 2012. UMHB seeks faculty who are active Christians and dedicated teacher-scholars to prepare students for leadership, service, and faith-informed discernment in a global society.

UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of 18,000 in the heart of central Texas. Excellent schools, abundant cultural and recreational opportunities, and a high quality of life are hallmarks of the local community.

Faculty Responsibilities: Activities required of all faculty include curriculum development; applied research; student recruitment and advising; professional/instruction development; and service to department college, university and the community. UMHB places emphasis upon teaching and academic research.

English Faculty Responsibilities: Teach all levels of English classes including freshman composition and sophomore-level literature. Upper-level classes would include Chaucer, Milton, and Shakespeare. Full-time faculty members typically will teach 12 hours per semester with three course preparations.

Qualifications: PhD with a specialization Medieval, Renaissance, or Early Modern literature. ABD will be considered if candidate is graduating in the spring (a completed doctorate degree is required for tenure track). Candidate must show evidence of being able to teach Shakespeare, Milton, and Chaucer at the senior (4000) level. Special consideration will be given to candidates with a specialization in at least one of the three authors. Excellent teaching and communication skills with a commitment to scholarly research and enhancing the quality of education are required. Candidate must be active, committed Christian.

Salaries & Benefits: Competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits including Day One medical and dental insurance, retirement plan with match and free tuition to UMHB for employees and their dependents.

TO APPLY: Please submit a completed UMHB employment application along with cover letter, CV, transcript copies and evidence of quality teaching performance to (Resources, Employment) or by mail to Human Resources Department, UMHB, 900 College Street, Belton, TX. 76513. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Keyword Phrases

  • Competitive Salary
  • Medieval, Renaissance, or Early Modern literature
  • Shakespeare, Milton and Chaucer
  • Freshman Composition
  • Sophomore-level literature
  • teaching and academic research
  • curriculum development
  • student recruitment and advising
  • dedicated teacher-scholars
  • active Christians
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Competitive
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter