Assistant Professor of English - Fall 2020

Position ID: 45471
University of North Georgia
Department of English
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Position Description
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor
Job Description: 

Assistant Professor of English - Fall 2020

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General Summary:

The University of North Georgia invites applicants for an Assistant Professor of English on its Dahlonega campus.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of nearly 20,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus. 

*Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities include teaching four English courses each semester. Courses include Standard English Grammar, Advanced English Grammar, Introduction to Linguistics, Sociolinguists, and may include First Year Composition, Literature, Rhetoric, and other English course offerings.
  • Service is expected (academic advising, serving on department and university committees, etc.);
  • Scholarly activity is also expected (presenting at academic conferences, publishing in peer-reviewed academic journals, etc.).      

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in English or Linguistics.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated experience teaching college-level linguistics, composition, literature, and to those who have experience in teaching on-line courses.  

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Required Documents:

Cover Letter, Other, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts

Special Instructions to Applicants:

If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at

Please upload writing samples under "other" documents.

Please submit contact information for three professional references.

In addition to a background check, this position will also require a DMV check.

Employer Information:

All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, 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, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

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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English Language and Literature, General
Rhetoric and Composition
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies, other
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Position Starting Date: 
Saturday, August 1, 2020
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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


Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Tafara Makaya, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Kristopher Bolden, Assistant Director

Thomas Brazzle, System Coordinator