The State University of New York at Old Westbury is accepting applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor of English, with a specialization in 19th to 21st century U.S. literature and focus on women's literature, gender and sexuality, or popular cultures including non-normative cultures. Appointment will commence Fall 2021. The successful candidate will show strong teaching ability in first-year composition, literature courses in English BA with multicultural specialization, and graduate MAT content area. Evidence of strong student orientation such as guidance for student publications and events, advising expertise, active mentoring of student research, and strong department service orientation desirable. Experience in curriculum administration involving lower-level college requirements desirable. Experience in Applied Learning pedagogy desirable.
Teaching load is three courses per semester and will include intermediate and upper level literature courses, English Composition, and opportunities to teach graduate level literature courses. Professional responsibilities include consistently good teaching, scholarly activities (especially peer-reviewed publications), student advisement and mentoring, and college and department service.
SUNY Old Westbury serves large populations of underrepresented, first-generation, and non-traditional students. Candidates with experience working with a similar student body, and a demonstrated commitment to supporting these populations, are strongly encouraged to apply.
Since its foundation in 1965, SUNY Old Westbury has been committed to social justice, diversity, and the empowerment of traditionally underserved populations. The College serves a large proportion of non-traditional students and has earned the prestigious Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from Insight into Diversity magazine for three consecutive years. The campus is situated on 604 wooded acres on Long Island, twenty miles from Manhattan.
Revised Qualifications (effective 4/23/2021)
Please submit the following online at https://oldwestbury.interviewexchange.com:
Only applications submitted online will be considered.
CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: May 17, 2021
VISA sponsorship is not available for this position.
We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.
The successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.
If you require an accommodation for a disability in order to participate in the selection process, please contact the Office of Human Resources/Affirmative Action located in the Campus Center, Room I-211 or by calling (516) 876-3179.
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Position Type: Faculty
Budget Title: Assistant Professor (10 months)
Campus Title: Assistant Professor
Negotiating Unit: UUP
Salary Grade: NSA5
FLSA Status: Exempt
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