Assistant Professor of English
Southern Polytechnic State University - Marietta, GA

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The English, Technical Communication, and Media Arts Department at Southern Polytechnic State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position (other ranks considered) in English beginning August 2013. The position is contingent on funding being available. SPSU ( is a member institution in the University System of Georgia, located 20 minutes northwest of downtown Atlanta, in the historic city of Marietta.

Southern Polytechnic State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is a residential university with approximately 6,200 students pursuing bachelors and masters degrees in many of the nation’s fastest growing technology fields. The university, located one mile west of 1-75’s Exit 263, is just 20 minutes northwest of downtown Atlanta. Southern Polytechnic is an EOE / ADA /AA Employer.

Essential Responsiblities
Responsibilities include teaching 12 credit hours each semester, primarily in composition and lower level literature surveys, with opportunities to teach upper level courses in one of our three majors. The new hire will also take part in expanding offerings in support of our degree programs.

Desirable Knowledge, Abilities & Skills

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in English or a closely related field by the time of appointment.

Preference will be given to individuals with background and experience in digital humanities and new media writing.

Special Instructions Summary
In addition to the required documents which must be uploaded, please note the following additional information:

-Cover Letter
-Curriculum Vitae
-Statement of teaching philosophy
-Statement of research interests and goals
-Unofficial graduate transcripts
- 3 professional references with contact information (name, phone number and address)

Screening of candidates will begin January 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.

Proposed Annual Salary
Commensurate with qualifications and experience

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