Inst/Ast Prof - Fixed Term
Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan

Posted in Education and Training

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Job Info

Job no: 711533
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Arts And Letters
Department: English 10004264
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Education/Training, Fixed Term Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Union
Working/Functional Title

Inst/Ast Prof - Fixed Term

Position SummaryThe Department of English at Michigan State University is currently seeking to appoint one or more fixed-term instructor/assistant professor(s) to teach the following classes during the 2021-22 academic year. Fall 21- ENG 210: Introduction to Literary Studies, ENG 328: Readings in Novel and Narrative; Spring 22- two general education courses on the general topics of IAH 221C: Great Ages Modern World and IAH 231: Human Values in the Arts & Humanities, ENG329: Readings in Poetry and Poetics, ENG 153: Introduction to Women Authors and ENG 320A: Methodologies of Literary History: Genre. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in literary studies and/or general education/integrative studies and/or Film Studies. General areas of pedagogical experience include literary studies and online teaching.Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -English

Minimum RequirementsMA in English or related field.Experience teaching at the college level.

Required Application MaterialsQualified applicants should submit:
  • a cover letter,
  • current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy that highlights your expertise teaching within the fields listed above,
  • a summary of your experience with diversity in the classroom and/or in your past or planned
  • research endeavors, any experience mentoring diverse students or community outreach initiatives, and an explanation of how you will advance our goals of inclusive excellence
  • the names and email addresses of 3 potential referees.
Special InstructionsPersons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation. Review of applications will begin June 17, 2021 and will continue until the position has been filled. Applications must be submitted electronically through EBS tile "Careers at MSU" posting #711533. Inquires may be directed to Dr. Justus Nieland (

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Department StatementThe College of Arts & Letters recognizes that only an academic and organizational culture, which actively seeks out and strengthens diverse voices and perspectives among its members results in true excellence. We are an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. The College of Arts & Letters is particularly interested in candidates of all backgrounds who are committed to the principle that intellectual leadership is achieved through open access and pro-active inclusion. MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities. Land Acknowledgement Michigan State University occupies the ancestral, traditional, and contemporary Lands of the Anishinaabendash; Three Fires Confederacy of Ojibwe, Odawa, and Potawatomi peoples. The University resides on Land ceded in the 1819 Treaty of Saginaw.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Jun 2, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Jun 2, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time

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