English: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - (Fall 2020)

Position ID: 44533
Georgia Gwinnett College
Position Description
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor, Associate Professor
Job Description: 

English: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - Fall 2020

Opened Date: 09/27/2019

Job Category: Faculty

Department: English - 1010200

Division: Academic Affairs

Required Documents:

Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy, Unofficial Transcript 1, Unofficial Transcript 2

Position Statement:

Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is one of 28 institutions within the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Serving nearly 13,000 students, GGC’s innovative practices, caring culture, and extremely affordable tuition are changing the game in higher education and changing the future for students at all levels, of all ages, and from all walks of life. Gwinnett County (pop. 920,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology.


The English discipline at Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) seeks a compositionist with experience in and enthusiasm for the teaching of developmental writing, beginning August 1, 2020.  Additional specialties of interest include peer tutor training, journalism, and professional writing/publication.

Successful candidates will join energetic colleagues working to build an innovative English major with concentrations in Language and Literature, Teacher's Education, Writing and Rhetoric, and Interdisciplinary Studies on the newest campus in the University System of Georgia. Successful candidates will teach first-year composition, general education courses, and upper division courses as available. Applicants should demonstrate significant innovation in teaching, superior service to the institution, and an active research agenda. Commitment to building a new college is essential. GGC emphasizes a student-centered learning environment.

In accordance with Board of Regents Policy governing GGC faculty, successful applicants will be eligible to receive 3 or 5 year renewable appointments or one year traditional appointments may also be approved. For more information about our college, please visit our website at www.ggc.edu.


  • Ph.D. or Ed.D. for Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor
  • Must have a minimum of 18 English graduate credit hours


  • Specializing in Rhetoric and Composition or closely-related field preferred

Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion. Georgia Gwinnett College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. Georgia is an open records state.


Position requires local travel. Ability to lift and carry files and materials. Ability to move from one office to another office on campus. Adequate vision, hearing and manual dexterity to interact with people in person, on the phone and in writing. Job takes place in normal environmental conditions.

Work Hours:

Position may require non-standard work hours (nights and weekends).

Position Status:




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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CIP Discipline Code: 
English Language and Literature, General
Writing, General
Developmental/Remedial English
Rhetoric and Composition
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies, other
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The hiring institution advertising this vacant position is responsible for the application, hiring procedures and content within this advertisement.  Please contact the institution for questions concerning this vacant position.

University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
278 Brooks Hall
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822
E-Mail: ch@uga.edu


Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Tafara Makaya, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Kristopher Bolden, Assistant Director

Thomas Brazzle, System Coordinator