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Assistant or Associate Professor of English


TITLE: Apply Assistant or Associate Professor of English
Arts and Aciences
Humanities and Social Sciences
LOCATION: Longview
DATE POSTED: 10-04-2021
REPORTS TO: Chair, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
SCHEDULE:

Office hours are primarily weekdays, but responsibilities may require additional hours and flexibility that include evenings and weekends. The position is for nine months, with the possibility of summer school teaching.  Classes and other responsibilities are conducted primarily on weekdays but could include some evening classes and independent studies.  Attendance also required at some evening and weekend events.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
  • Teach a full-time load of undergraduate English courses, involving preparation of course materials and assessments
  • Participate actively in the University learning community, including committees, seminars, and department meetings
  • Participate in student advising and success programs
  • Maintain a commitment to academic scholarship in the field of expertise
QUALIFICATIONS:

LeTourneau University seeks a person with an enthusiastic and contagious Christian faith committed to Christian higher education that integrates Christian faith with learning.

  • Earned doctorate in English (departmental needs are for a generalist)
  • Demonstrated teaching competencies must include a full range of composition courses and literature surveys
  • Commitment to working within a program emphasizing primary texts in the Great Books Tradition
  • Technical writing coursework and teaching experience would be beneficial
  • Interpersonal skills to effectively and professionally interact with students, colleagues, and administrators in a university learning community
SALARY: Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and other qualifications. LeTourneau University offers an innovative healthcare package with a personal budget, telemedicine, year-round support, and more options. LeTourneau University also provides life insurance, contribution to a retirement program, and tuition assistance.
DATE POSITION IS AVAILABLE: Fall 2022
PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION OR NOMINATION:

Applications will be reviewed in the order received and will continue until the position is filled. By applicable provisions of federal law, applicants for employment who agree with the educational mission of LeTourneau University and applicants for admission to educational programs or activities are considered without discrimination based on race, age, sex, handicapping condition, or national origin or genetic information.  Inquiries about this policy should be directed to Human Resources, (903) 233-4170.

Applications are required and are available from https://www.letu.edu/jobs or the Business Office, LeTourneau University, 2100 Mobberly Avenue, Longview, TX.  Send an electronic copy of a completed application, letter of interest, graduate transcripts, and curriculum vitae to:

Dr. Benjamin Caldwell
Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
LeTourneau University
E-mail address: LaraRose@letu.edu
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:

LeTourneau University is the premier Christian polytechnic university in the nation where educators engage students to nurture Christian virtue, develop competency and ingenuity in their professional fields, integrate faith and work, and serve the local and global community.

LETU is a Christ-centered, interdenominational institute of higher learning offering more than 85 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, aviation, business & technology, communication, computer science, criminal justice, education, engineering, nursing, psychology & counseling and theology & vocation. LETU's 2,700 students represent nearly all 50 states, more than 30 foreign countries, and around 50 different denominational groups.

LETU is consistently recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of "America's Best Colleges," and the engineering program is ranked nationally. LeTourneau University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, at http://www.sacscoc.org) to award associate, baccalaureate and master's degrees. LeTourneau University's engineering and engineering technology programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission and the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 - telephone: 410-347-7700. The Carnegie Foundation classifies LeTourneau University as a Master's (Comprehensive) University II.

The 162 acre main campus is located in Longview, Texas, a progressive hub city with an MSA of over 190,000, nestled among the beautiful pine-forested hills and lakes of East Texas. It is approximately 120 miles east of Dallas, Texas and 60 miles west of Shreveport, Louisiana.

See https://www.letu.edu for more information.