Gannon University is committed to excellence
in teaching with an emphasis on student learning outcomes. Faculty work
collaboratively with colleagues, deliver instruction, advise students, and
engage in professional, University, and community service activities. Must be
able to support and promote the University’s inclusive Mission, its Catholic
identity, and its liberal arts and professional education traditions.
The College of Humanities, Education and
Social Sciences invites applications for a 9-month, Teaching Track, Assistant
Professor in English. Requirements include a Ph.D. with writing specialization,
specifically in digital humanities. Experience teaching first-year writing and
skills in technology are essential. The successful candidate will teach
primarily liberal core courses in first-year writing, with additional writing
and digital humanities courses at the undergraduate level. The ability to teach
a course in the liberal studies literature core is preferred.
An earned Ph.D. degree in English, Writing, or a related field.
Candidates must have a strong commitment to liberal studies education
and the ability to teach writing in the core curriculum. Experience with
technical writing and/or professional writing is desirable. Other desirable
qualifications include experience with community engagement and experiential or
service learning. Candidates must demonstrate excellence in
accordance with the University’s standards, the Vice President for Academic
Affairs awards initial rank at the time of employment.
As may be required for the discipline.
University Mission: Must be able to support and promote the
University’s inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its strong liberal
arts foundation that supports exemplary professional education programs.
Must be able to meet
the physical demands associated with a busy academic environment.