Assistant or Associate Professor of English

Position ID: 23328
Georgia Regents University
Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
English & Foreign Languages
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor, Professor
Job Description: 


  GRU Job Opening: 7810
  Location:  Summerville Campus
  Job Information
  Georgia Regents University 
Assistant/Associate Professor , Pos# 10335 
Department of English and Foreign Languages 

The Department of English and Foreign Languages at Georgia Regents University seeks a tenure-track assistant or associate professor to develop the university’s Second Language Writing (SLW) curriculum and programs. This person will design and teach first-year composition courses for multilingual writers; develop new courses in the Professional Writing and Rhetoric concentration of the English major, such as Writing in International Business Environments; and strengthen the university’s support for multilingual undergraduate and graduate students, especially in the health sciences. The position might also include the opportunity to teach courses in TESOL to English and education majors. Generally speaking, this person’s task is to improve our institution's overall awareness of and engagement with international/L2 students. The new hire will work within a strong group of departmental faculty and will collaborate with other departments, such as Communications, as the new programming takes shape.

  Minimum Requirements
  Minimum qualifications include an earned PhD (by August 2015) in an appropriate field such as English, Applied Linguistics, or Composition/Rhetoric/Writing Studies. Coursework in Second Language Writing and/or ESL is required, as well as experience in teaching first-year composition courses for multilingual writers. For the reasons stated above, background in Professional Writing and/or Communications is desired. For appointment at the associate level, a strong publication record in Second Language Writing and/or ESL is preferred.
  How To Apply
  Qualified applicants should apply online at Please make sure you upload a formal letter of application, detailing the candidate's writing and research agenda; a statement of teaching philosophy; a current curriculum vitae; and a list of three references. If you have questions, please contact

E. Nicole Meyer

Department Chair

English and Foreign Languages

(706) 737-1500

Upon offer to hire, all official transcripts will be required. The review of applications will begin Friday, October 31, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.

  Equal Employment Opportunity
  Georgia Regents University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status. 

Internal recruitment is highly encouraged for all positions within the institution. This includes employees of Georgia Regents Medical Center and Georgia Regents Medical Associates. 

Other Information 

Georgia Regents University is a tobacco free environment. The use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, indoors or out, is strictly prohibited. 

  Conditions of Employment
  All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review.  For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) credit check.  The selected candidate must provide proof of highest degree in the form of an official transcript from the conferring institution.


Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
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Contract Period: 
10 months
CIP Discipline Code: 
English Language and Literature, General
Applied Linguistics
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Rhetoric and Composition
Writing, General
Degree Levels: 
Position Type: 
Application Deadline: 
Open Until Filled
Contact hiring institution for further details.
Position Starting Date: 
Saturday, August 1, 2015
Recruitment Data
Vacancy Status: 

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