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Assistant Professor of English

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Posting Details

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Institution Northern State University
Working Title Assistant Professor of English
Posting Number F00004P
Department NSU-Arts & Sciences
Physical Location of Position (City) Aberdeen
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Northern State University seeks one full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English to begin August 2018.

Qualifications: Our department seeks a PhD in English/Composition and Rhetoric (ABD with definite completion date will be considered) with a commitment to undergraduate education. We are looking specifically for a candidate with a strong interest in multi-modal rhetoric. The ability to teach general linguistics and prescriptive/descriptive grammar is preferred, as is experience teaching at the secondary level. The teaching load will include first and second semester composition, professional writing courses, contemporary rhetoric, and modern grammar/introduction to linguistics.

Responsibilities: Teach twelve credit hours per semester in both introductory and upper-level English and Linguistics courses. Other expectations include research and scholarly activity, career advising, maintaining a strong campus presence, supporting student recruitment and retention efforts, and potentially serving as an advisor/resource for English BSed students.

Setting: Northern State University is a premier residential institution located in the growing city of Aberdeen, South Dakota. Characterized by outstanding instruction, extraordinary community relations, and unparalleled extracurricular opportunities, NSU is consistently named one of the best undergraduate public institutions in the Midwest by US News and World Report. NSU is fully accredited by NCATE and HLC.

Posting Date 09/29/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Consideration Date 10/13/2017
Advertised Salary
Duration of the Term 9 months
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Appointment Percent 100
Tenure Status Tenure Track
Proposed Rank Assistant Professor
Work Hours

8-5

Typical Hours Worked Per Week 40
Appointment Type Regular
Scope of Search External (includes Internal)
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Department Description and Cultural Expectations

Setting: Northern State University is a premier residential institution located in the growing city of Aberdeen, South Dakota. Characterized by outstanding instruction, extraordinary community relations, and unparalleled extracurricular opportunities, NSU is consistently named one of the best undergraduate public institutions in the Midwest by US News and World Report. NSU is fully accredited by NCATE and HLC.

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Northern State University is an Equal Opportunity employer.

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Graduate Transcripts
  3. Doctoral Transcripts