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The Department of Humanities at Fontbonne University invites applications for a full-time affiliate faculty member in English for the 2021-2022 academic year. The successful candidate will teach courses in British and/or global Anglophone literature, as well as at least two courses per semester in first-year composition. There may be opportunities to teach additional literature courses, depending on qualifications and course offerings.
Responsibilities include teaching five courses per academic semester. Departmental responsibilities will include working on curriculum and assessment in English and composition, without expectations of other university service. This is a one year appointment that includes salary and benefits. No relocation expenses will be provided.
Fontbonne University is a small liberal arts college in the Catholic tradition, founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. The university is set in a lovely residential section of St. Louis, enrolls approximately 1,200 students in professional and liberal arts programs that promote academic excellence and a commitment to the common good. Fontbonne University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we honor the values and heritage of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet by fostering excellence, integrity, respect, diversity, community, justice, service, and faith. We are a community that sincerely embraces diversity, and we encourage applicants of any race, religion, disability status, veteran status, age, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity.
Believing that diversity contributes to academic excellence and to rich and rewarding communities, Fontbonne University is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body. Candidates from historically under-represented groups, whose work furthers our diversity and inclusion efforts and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.
Master's degree in English
Specialization and/or graduate coursework sufficient to teach British literature survey courses and upper-level courses in English literature
History of exceptional teaching and a reflective, innovative teaching practice
Demonstrated commitment to working with diverse learners and communities, including first-generation students and students from underrepresented groups
Ph.D. in English by August 2021
Experience teaching preparatory college composition
The ability to teach the history of the English language and/or courses in global Anglophone literatures
Applicants should submit:
Letter of interest that focuses on your philosophy and practice of teaching, including your commitment to working with diverse learners and communities
List of 3 references
Candidates selected to interview will be asked to provide additional supporting materials related to their teaching practice
Review of applications will begin January 4, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.
Fontbonne University is a Catholic coeducational institution of higher education offering liberal arts and professional programs. More than 2,000 students annually benefit from the University?s high-quality academic programs offered in a values-based, student-centered environment. Founded in 1923 and still sponsored today by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, Fontbonne is located in a beautiful suburb in the heart of the St. Louis metropolitan area. The University embraces diversity and inclusion, and encourages open communication and personal concern. Other interesting facts include: Faculty: 279 (full and part-time); 75% of full-time faculty hold a Ph.D. or the highest degree in their field. Student/faculty ratio: 11:1; Academic programs: 44 majors; 26 minors; 19 graduate programs.