Assistant Professor

Position Information

Position Information

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University Title Assistant Professor
Working Title Assistant Professor
Department Newark Campus
Department Location Newark
Requisition Number 433171
Summary of Duties

Assistant Professor- Teaching load for tenure-track English faculty on the Newark campus is typically 3/3, with reductions during the probationary period. Teaching duties will include the first half of a British literature survey, a Shakespeare seminar, a first-year composition course, and lower- and upper-level literature courses according to the interests of the applicant. English faculty at Newark teach in a multidisciplinary small-college environment, but are integrated members of The Ohio State University English Department, an R1 institution, which includes faculty on five campuses. Research duties include conducting scholarship in accordance with the expectations of the Department of English, which include the publication of books and scholarly articles in the candidate’s area(s) of specialization. The Newark campus has flexible service expectations and values a broad range of possible contributions and outreach to the campus, department, university, and surrounding communities.

Additional Information for Applicants:

Applicants must submit an online application and attachments, including cover letter (addressed to Dr. Robert Hughes), curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Please also send three letters of reference electronically (with phone numbers) to Patsy Henderson ( no later than November 30, 2017.

Ohio State Newark is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to fostering a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. in English or a related field by August 2018; a culturally responsive pedagogy appropriate for a racially and economically diverse student population; a documented record of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level; clear evidence of scholarly promise.

Appointment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to a criminal background check.

Desired Qualifications
Pre Employment Screening

Requires the successful completion of a background check.

Target Salary $62,000.00 - $65,000.00 Annually
Job Category Instructional/Faculty
Job Appointment


Full/Part Time Full-time
Temporary/Term/Regular Regular
Posting Start Date 10/28/2017
Posting End Date 11/30/2017
Dept Contact Name MacDonald,William Lee
Dept Contact Phone 740/366-9330
Faculty Application Instructions

Individuals interested in instructional and faculty positions must submit a curriculum vitae and cover letter directly to the academic unit. Check Additional Information for instructions.

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  1. Cover Letter
  2. Other
  3. Letter of Rec1
  4. Letter of Rec2
  5. Letter of Rec3
  6. Curriculum Vitae
  7. Other (2)