Kutztown University of PA — English: FT Faculty Position-African American Literature

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania enrolls approximately 8,500 students in graduate and undergraduate programs. The University is located in the borough of Kutztown in a charming rural setting, and is within 20 minutes driving time of the diverse metropolitan areas of Allentown/Bethlehem and Reading, and within 60 minutes of the Philadelphia metropolitan area. The University is very interested in hiring employees who have had extensive experience with diverse populations.

The Department of English at Kutztown University invites applications for a one-year, full-time temporary position to teach classes in African American and African diasporic literature for the 2022-2023 academic year; secondary expertise in composition and first-year writing is desirable. A Master’s Degree in English or related field is required; MFA or Ph.D. preferred. The 4/4 teaching load will include courses in African American and African diasporic literature and Composition 100, and may include other courses depending on candidates’ expertise and department needs. Experience working with diverse populations is required. Candidates from minority and underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Salary and benefits are highly competitive. Send letter of application, CV, official copies of transcripts, and three current letters of reference to Prof. Nicole McClure, Department of English, 132 Lytle Hall, Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA 19530.

Questions may be addressed to mcclure@kutztown.edu. Further information about our programs and courses may be found at our department website: https://www.kutztown.edu/academics/colleges-and-departments/Liberal-arts-and-sciences/departments/english.html. Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin April 1 and continue until the position is filled.

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and actively solicits applications from women and minority candidates. Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a member of the State System of Higher Education. All applicants for employment are subject to a criminal background check.