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Assistant/Associate Professor of English

TITLE: Apply Assistant/Associate Professor of English
College of Education, Arts, and Sciences
Humanities and Social Sciences Department
LOCATION: Longview
DATE POSTED: 10-13-2022

This is a 9-month full-time, tenure-track position with a 4-course teaching load per semester. Responsibilities may require flexible work hours that would include evenings, weekends, and occasional travel. Attendance is required at typical faculty and administrative meetings and events.



  • 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 field of expertise
  • An enthusiastic and contagious Christian faith committed to Christian higher education that integrates Christian faith with learning in a way that both educates and disciples students, and enthusiastically supports the LeTourneau University Faith Statement and Community Covenant (
  • PhD in English or Humanities preferred. Ability to teach full range of composition courses as well as Medieval literature. Candidates with a strong interest in the literature, language, and culture of the Western Tradition encouraged to apply
  • The successful candidate will be able to think creatively and critically about the essential role of the humanities (and writing, in particular) within the “Christian Polytechnic University” mission and provide leadership for efforts to fully infuse the humanities within the learning environment and campus culture of LeTourneau University. This includes developing communication and analytical skills in students majoring in technical fields such as engineering, aviation, computer science, etc.
  • Willingness to work co-operatively and cross-disciplinarily in teaching
  • Candidate will be in a humanities department that features a new Liberal Arts Guild curriculum, which encourages undergraduates to study how the core disciplines for the liberal arts build upon and relate to one another (
SALARY: Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and other qualifications. LeTourneau University offers an innovative healthcare package with many options, personal budget, telemedicine, year-round support, and more. LeTourneau University also provides life insurance, contribution to a retirement program, and tuition assistance.


Applications will be reviewed in the order received and will continue until the position is filled.

In accordance with applicable provisions of federal law, applicants for employment who are in agreement with the educational mission of LeTourneau University and applicants for admission to educational programs or activities are considered without discrimination on the basis of race, age, sex, handicapping condition, national origin or genetic information.  Inquiries about this policy should be directed to the Director of Human Resources, (903) 233-4170.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, CV, completed application, and copies of unofficial transcripts by January 10, 2023, for full consideration. Applications after that date will be reviewed as received until the position is filled. Applications are available at and should be submitted electronically to:

Office of the Provost
LeTourneau University
PO Box 7001
Longview, TX 75601

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 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.

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