The Virginia Military Institute Department of English, Rhetoric, and Humanistic Studies is seeking applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Visiting Assistant Professor of English with teaching experience and professional interest in Rhetoric and Composition, beginning August 2020. Responsibilities include teaching Core Curriculum courses in written and/or oral communication (12 contact hours per term) and mentoring students. Ph.D. required. This is a one-year appointment with the option of renewal.
Candidates should send a letter of application, résumé, transcript, and three letters of recommendation to COL Emily Miller, Head, Department of English, Rhetoric, and Humanistic Studies, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA 24450 or email these materials to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin immediately. Applicants are encourage to apply by October 1. Preliminary interviews will be conducted via Skype.
Virginia Military Institute is a state-supported undergraduate military college of engineering, the sciences, the humanities, and the social sciences with a strong emphasis on teaching excellence. Military experience is not required for faculty.
In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans to apply. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are also encouraged to apply.
About Virginia Military Institute
Virginia Military Institute operates under the philosophy that the measure of a college lies in the quality and performance of its graduates and their contributions to society. Therefore, it is the mission of the Virginia Military Institute to produce educated, honorable men and women, prepared for the varied work of civil life, imbued with love of learning, confident in the functions and attitudes of leadership, possessing a high sense of public service, advocates of the American democracy and free enterprise system, and ready as citizen-soldiers to defend their country in time of national peril. To accomplish this result, Virginia Military Institute shall provide to qualified young men and women undergraduate education of highest quality embracing engineering, science, and the arts conducted in and facilitated by the unique VMI system of military discipline.