English, Full-Time, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor

2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-4608
# of Openings
1
Category
Faculty
Org Number
010077
Department
English
Division
Provost Vice President
Job Type
Faculty
US-OK-Edmond
Proposed Salary Range
Commensurate with credentials and experience
Targeted Job Start Date
8/1/2018
Hours Per Week
40
Weeks Per Year
52
Regular Workdays/Hours
Varies
Preference Date
1/2/2018

Special Instructions to Applicants

Online faculty application with cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of three professional references, academic writing sample, and degree transcripts for all degrees are required. Additional documentation may be requested at a later date.

College/Department Overview

The College of Liberal Arts currently has 113 full-time and 152 part-time faculty in 8 academic departments. The College serves the University's Core Curriculum programs and enrolls more than 2,850 undergraduate students and more than 300 graduate students in 34 undergraduate and 17 graduate majors. For further information see our website at http://www.uco.edu/la.

Position Overview

Teaches, advises and mentors students, evaluates student performance, and maintains department and student records in accordance with university policies. Adheres to the educational philosophy of the university. Works in a collaborative manner with colleagues and professional peers. Participates in university meetings that relate specifically to faculty. Serves on department, college, and university committees as requested. Prepares departmental reports as requested. Engages in teaching, service, and scholarly and/or creative activities as defined by the tenure and promotion policy in the UCO Employee and Faculty Handbook. Teaching, research, departmental/school and university service is expected. This position is full-time, tenure-track position.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions

The department load is 12 credit-hours per semester. Primary teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate courses in Early Modern British literature and first-year English composition courses. Additional responsibilities will include mentoring graduate students, serving on master’s thesis committees, participating in student recruitment and advisement, actively pursuing a substantive agenda for scholarly/creative work, and serving on department, college, and university committees.

Qualifications/Experience Required

Teaching, research, departmental/school and university service is expected. An earned doctorate degree awarded by a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval). **NOTE** If the doctorate is not obtained and submitted by the time of employment, the position rank will change to TT-Instructor.

Qualifications/Experience Preferred

A Ph.D. in English in hand by August 1, 2018, with a specialization in Early Modern British literature.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

An active research agenda, a commitment to high quality teaching, and dedication to service to the department, college, university, profession, and community.

Physical Demands

Repetitive movement of hands and fingers – typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required.

 

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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