Mississippi Valley State University

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May 12, 2016

Assistant Professor of English




English and Foreign Languages



Assistant Professor of English


Appointment Conditions:

Full-time (9 months)



Commensurate with experience and qualifications


Position Available:

August 2016


Job Description:


The tenure-track assistant professor of English teaches 12 hours per semester in Freshman composition, world literature and/or upper-level courses related to his/her specialty;must be available to advise students and must fulfill university or department committee assignments, and community service assignments. 


Qualifications Required:

Ph.D. in English with demonstrable excellence in teaching, research and service is preferred; the ideal candidate should be qualified to teach English literature of all periods and professional writing; demonstrated ability towards commitment to professional growth and development; evidence of scholarly activity and publication is desirable 


Application Deadline:

Open until position is filled.


Application Procedure:

Send employment application; complete dossier, including cover letter; curriculum vitae; unofficial transcript(s); teaching philosophy and three current reference letters to:

Mississippi Valley State University

Office of Human Resources 

MVSU 7260

14000 Hwy 82 West

Itta Bena, MS 38941




Mississippi Valley State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer