Applications accepted only online at www.tarleton.edu/jobs
The Department of English and Languages in the College of Liberal and Fine Arts announces an opening for the position of Department Head to begin June 1, 2020.
Candidates must have a PhD in English or closely related field (such as Rhetoric, Linguistics, Technical Communication, or Comparative Literature/Humanities with an English concentration) and be fully qualified to teach departmental offerings in English as determined by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. They must, in addition, have achieved the qualifications for the rank of Associate or Full Professor in the areas of teaching, scholarship/creative activity, and professional service, according to standards in the profession and Tarleton State University policies. Finally, candidates must have a record of successful service in academic administration
The department includes a wide diversity of offerings, programs, and degrees, including courses in literature, rhetoric, composition, linguistics, technical communication, creative writing, German, and Spanish. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate ability and willingness to provide effective and impartial leadership to a large and diverse department. Preferred consideration will also be given to candidates whose fields of specialization meet departmental needs.
The department head is primarily responsible for the teaching/learning process and participates in the necessary operations of the institution. This individual also serves as a Campus Security Authority (CSA). Work hours: Mon-Fri 8 AM-5 PM or as work and teaching requirements indicate. See complete official Job Description below.
Please submit the following materials:
-- Letter of application
--CV including list of current references
--Teaching portfolio (brief statement of teaching philosophy, one or two recent syllabi, two sections of recent student evaluations, and peer or supervisor evaluation of teaching)
--Evidence of successful performance in administrative role (e.g. supervisor or peer evaluations)
--Sample of scholarly/creative work
--Three letters of recommendation
Feel free to direct questions to:
Dr. Eric Morrow, Interim Dean
College of Liberal and Fine Arts
Internal Number: R-026238
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Tarleton State University, offering its own brand of personal attention, a unique history, and an exciting future, is founding member of The Texas A&M University System.
Founded as John Tarleton College in 1899, today's university offers cutting-edge academic facilities and world-class faculty with extensive real-world experience.
With its main campus in Stephenville, Tarleton offers centers in Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, RELLIS-Bryan and a global campus for state-of-the-art online programs. Extending the reach of educational value, Tarleton has boosted its selection of online graduate and undergraduate programs through classes in these centers.
Students may select areas of study from six colleges: Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Graduate Studies, Health Sciences and Human Services, Liberal and Fine Arts, and Science and Technology.
More than 60 bachelor's programs and 30 graduate degrees, featuring doctoral studies in educational leadership, have led more than 13,000 students from 45 states and more than 20 foreign countries to make Tarleton State their collective choice for a college education.
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Tarleton's blueprints for a brighter-than-ever future include a new applied sciences building with engineering laboratory space on campus in Stephenville, a new academic building on the university's planned 80-acre Fort Worth campus near Chisolm Trail Parkway, and $24 million in upgrades and improvements to the institution's venerable Memorial Stadium.
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