The College of Business, Humanities and Social Sciences at West Virginia University Institute of Technology, a regional divisional four-year campus of West Virginia University, seeks to hire a full-time, Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor of English. We are seeking an outstanding teacher to complement the faculty in a multidisciplinary department of History, English and Creative Arts.
Responsibilities include teaching twelve undergraduate hours per semester of first year composition courses.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Demonstrate scholarly interest in English studies, participate in English studies initiatives, and contribute to the intellectual and cultural life of the university.
Additional responsibilities include student advising, committee assignments, participation in professional development, attending regularly scheduled faculty and department meetings, and other duties associated with a faculty position.
WVU Tech is a regional division of the West Virginia University system with a campus located in Beckley, West Virginia. It boasts a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio and an average class size of 17 students, allowing personalized attention in a supportive environment. WVU Tech is ranked first in the state for return on investment, and seventh in the nation in annual ROI for students paying in-state tuition.
Date of Appointment: August 14, 2020
Application Deadline : Review of applications will begin immediately.
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship, offers high quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU is located in Morgantown, West Virginia, has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America, with divisional campuses in Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg, and Montgomery. WVU is a Research University (Highest Research Activity) and ranks among the top 100 public universities in the nation, including a top 15 ranking in most affordable tuition for out-of-state students. WVU offers 184 degrees throughout the 15 colleges and schools within the university. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy, and forensics. There are more than 32,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide who are pioneering, passionate, innovative, tireless and caring.
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