Assistant Professor of English

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH, FULL-TIME, TENURE-TRACK

DIVISION: HASS

SUPERVISOR’S TITLE: Department Chair                        DEPARTMENT: Communication & Arts

BASIC FUNCTIONS:


This is a full-time position, 9-month academic year, tenure-track, beginning August 1, 2022.

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PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITY:

The Communication and Arts Department in the School of Arts and Sciences at Benedict College is seeking applicants for the position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the English Program. The successful candidate will have a primary responsibility for full-time teaching, academic advising, academic service, and scholarly activities in discipline-related research and/or professional service. The instructional load will come from General Education English courses, Oral Communication, and the candidate should possess some background in literature. The successful candidate is expected to complete the eCollege Certification Training Course; to design web-based learning modules for virtual learning and in-person instruction aligned with Quality Matters standards; and to engage in assessment of student learning outcomes.  In line with the transformational experiences at Benedict College, and in this role, the successful candidate will be committed in assisting the English faculty to increase the number of English majors for the English Program; and assist the English faculty in developing connections with the English Advisory Council to support English majors for new and emerging careers related to a bachelor’s degree in English.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

The successful candidate must possess an earned terminal degree in English, or a closely related discipline with 18 graduate hours in English.  For the rank, the successful candidate must have a record of both teaching at the college level and evidence of scholarship activity.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

See above

Qualified applicants should submit:

  • a completed Benedict College application
  • three reference letters
  • official college transcript(s)
  • a current background check
  • a cover letter addressing how you meet the qualifications of the position, including teaching experience
  • copy of driver’ license
  • copy of social security card
  • a curriculum vitae

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Submit Application Packet to

Benedict College
Office of Human Resources
ATTENTION: Academic Affairs
Dr. Janeen P. Witty
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

For further information, contact:
Professor Gina Moore, Chair,
Communication and Arts Department
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204
803-705-4605
gina.moore@benedict.edu

To apply for this job please visit www.benedict.edu.

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