Friday, September 05, 2008

Job Posting

My pal Mark Aune asked me to post this job ad here for a tenure-track appointment in Linguistics, Medieval Lit, and HEL at the confusingly-named California University of Pennsylvania.

I can promise you that if you get that job you'll have at least one really cool colleague!

Assistant Professor of English, with demonstrable expertise in Linguistics, Medieval Literature, and History of the English Language.

This is a tenure- track appointment. Salary is competitive and commensurate with academic preparation and experience. An excellent fringe benefits package is included. The position requires teaching four courses per semester (12 credit hours). The successful candidate can anticipate introductory-level literature courses and composition as well. Additional responsibilities include student advising, participation on department and university committees, and possible involvement in off-campus or evening/weekend teaching or distance education. Applicants with Ph.D. in hand are preferred, but those with degrees earned by May 2009 will be considered. Candidates must be fluent in the English language, able to communicate well, perform well in a teaching demonstration and successfully complete an interview. To be considered, applicants must submit in hard copy all of the following before an on-campus interview is granted: full curriculum vitae; official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended (unofficial transcripts are acceptable for review purposes); letter of application highlighting the applicants’ qualifications and teaching interests; names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three professional references who have current knowledge of the applicant’s abilities as a teacher.

Deadline: November 21, 2008. For additional information, applicants should consult the university website. Veterans should forward a copy of form DD214 to the Office of Social Equity, Box 9, California University of PA, 250 University Ave., California, PA 15419. All other application materials should be sent to the department search committee:

Search Committee
English Department
California University of PA
California, PA 15419
Phone: (724) 938-4070

Faculty Position Announcement No.: 362008

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