Greenville University is seeking an innovative faculty member to serve as a full-time instructor or assistant professor (depending on
credentials and experience) in English to start in August 2021. This individual should have a specialization and experience in Composition
and Developmental English courses. In addition to courses in that area, this instructor will have the opportunity to teach a wide range of
undergraduate general education courses in writing, literature, and some upper-division courses in English.
Interested candidates should have experience and/or interest in one or more of the following areas:
- British Literature
- English Education
- Student publications.
Full-time faculty load is 12 credit hours per semester, usually consisting of two
to three general education courses and one or two upper-division courses. Other responsibilities will include assisting in recruitment of
students, student advisement, and regular participation in institutional committee work. The faculty member may have additional duties with
student publications depending on qualifications and interests.
- Seeking applicants with
a Ph.D. in English who have specialization in composition studies and significant college teaching experience.
certification in English is desirable. Candidates with a master's degree and significant teaching experience at the collegiate or
secondary level will be considered.
- Special consideration will be given to applicants with additional qualifications in
British Literature, American Literature, English Education, and/or Communication Studies.
- The successful applicant should be
enthusiastic about teaching basic general education courses in writing, literary analysis, and media studies.
- Candidates must
be dedicated to undergraduate teaching and committed to serving as a role model for students within a Christian academic community.
- A vibrant personal Christian faith commitment is required, with a strong commitment to a broadly Wesleyan tradition.
- Salary is based on academic preparation and years of relevant experience.
- The College also provides a generous benefits package that includes health, disability, and retirement plans, as well as a tuition
waiver for dependents, who attend Greenville University and a tuition exchange program with 75+ other Christian institutions.
Greenville University has a dynamic commitment to experiential learning, faith integration and practical skill development tailored
around job placement. The university has approximately 700 residential students and is located 50 miles east of St. Louis in an attractive
residential community of approximately 7,000 people.
Greenville University empowers
students for lives of character and service through a transforming Christ-centered education in the liberal arts, sciences, and professional
Greenville University believes that God created each of our students to uniquely
shape the world!
- Offer a transformational Christ-centered educational experience that empowers, enriches,
- Focus on the development of the whole person so that each student thrives spiritually, intellectually, emotionally,
relationally, and physically;
- Inspire our students to embrace God's Call; and,
- Give our work as worship and welcome
the presence of the risen Christ to fill us, equip us, and send us.
How to Apply:
materials should include a 1) letter of application, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statement of philosophy of Christian higher education, 4)
statement of personal faith journey and commitment, 5) names of three references, and 6) copies of academic transcripts (unofficial copies
acceptable for initial application). Electronic copies of all these documents are welcome.
Review of applications will begin
immediately and continue until the position has been filled. Address applications to:
315 East College Avenue
Greenville, Illinois 62246s
Office Phone: (618) 664-6845
To Apply: Please use the "Apply" Button Below or see the Job Description Above
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