The Department of Humanities at Harris-Stowe State University is seeking to fill the tenure track position of Assistant Professor of English.   The successful candidate must possess an earned doctorate in English with some background in Black Diasporic Performance Arts/ Literature (African/African American/Caribbean Literature) from an accredited university and have at least two years of teaching experience at the College or University level. Duties will include teaching courses in a class room or online format.  The successful candidate must be available to teach day, night or weekend classes.  The successful candidate will be expected to participate in program review and make necessary revisions.  He or she will be also be expected to mentor, advise students and attend conferences to enhance his or her scholarship in their field of interest. The normal teaching load is 4-4, with scholarly productivity and service expected. Courses will include upper-level classes in area of specialization, and two courses in a first-year writing sequence. We especially welcome candidates with interests in our humanistic core curriculum which will explore issues of African American literature, diversity, theatre, and social justice.  Candidates with broader perspectives of American/World literature and global Anglophone literatures that intersect with areas of expertise are strongly encouraged to apply. The position will start in August 2018.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a writing sample, current vitae, official undergraduate and graduate transcripts, evidence of excellence in teaching at the college level, and three letters of reference to:

Harris-Stowe State University
Office of Human Resources
3026 Laclede Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63103

(314) 340-3340
FAX: (314) 340-3395

Review of applications will start immediately until the position is filled.

Application for Employment may be downloaded off


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