Assistant Professor of English - Davis & Elkins College in Elkins West Virginia

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Davis & Elkins College

Elkins, West Virginia 26241

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Davis & Elkins College Department of English is seeking a generalist with a specialty in composition. This is a tenure-track, full-time faculty position.
Responsibilities include teaching primarily composition courses and some literature courses; participating in department and college activities, which may include curriculum development or College Writing Center support; program review; and other outreach activities. Duties also include student advising, contribution to student growth and development, evaluating student performance, scholarly activity, and service to the College community. Qualifications include:
• A doctorate in the English or a related field is preferred before the beginning of the first semester of employment. Candidates who are ABD will be considered.
• Evidence of successful teaching is expected.
• Applicants should have good communication skills and demonstrate strong commitment to excellence in teaching
• Demonstrated abilities/competence in instructional technology, and commitment to interdisciplinary education is preferred
• Must have an understanding of and appreciation for liberal arts education. The College is committed to fostering a global perspective.

Candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to: Victor L. Thacker, PhD, Provost and Dean of the Faculty, Davis & Elkins College, 100 Campus Drive, Elkins, WV 26241. Davis & Elkins College is an AAEO employer.
Davis & Elkins College is located in Elkins, WV, a culturally vibrant mountain town in the heart of the state’s finest outdoor recreation area. D&E is a private, four-year liberal arts college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church, USA.

Keyword Phrases

  • English
  • Composition
  • Literature
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: At least 2 years
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 6/1/2011