The Department of Literature and Language at East Tennessee State University seeks qualified instructors to fill several part-time positions teaching English courses beginning August 2021 with some opportunity to extend to other semesters.
Located in Northeast Tennessee between the Great Smoky Mountains and the Blue Ridge Mountains, East Tennessee State University is a state-assisted and Carnegie- classified Doctoral Research Intensive University of more than 15,000 students. It is a regional institution, serving east Tennessee, southwest Virginia, and Western North Carolina. The area enjoys a moderate climate and is well known for recreational opportunities like camping, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, rafting, fishing, and golfing, as well as for its many festivals, including Rhythm and Roots, Corazon Latino, Umoja, Little Chicago, Blue Plum, and Tri Pride.
The Department of Literature and Language is made up of English, Foreign Language, Film Studies, and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies programs. The successful candidates' primary duties will be to teach English courses. The courses that the successful candidates may teach make up 1000- and 2000-level courses. These are temporary positions, filled on a semester-by-semester basis with some opportunity for renewal; positions do not include benefits.
ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all of our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Job Category: Adjunct Faculty
Master's degree in English with eighteen (18) graduate hours in English or Masters degree in related field with eighteen (18) graduate hours in English by employment start date.
Internal Number: 18214
About East Tennessee State University
Founded in 1911 (as East Tennessee State Normal School), East Tennessee State University serves over 15,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. ETSU has eleven colleges and schools, including health sciences, liberal arts, education and business & technology. ETSU is centered on a warm and friendly residential campus nestled in the secure and beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of northeast Tennessee. As part of the ETSU community, you will enjoy all the region has to offer, including snow-skiing, various festivals, numerous golf courses and lakes, popular national and state parks, whitewater rafting, the Appalachian Trail, and much more.