|Department of English & Fine Arts Personnel|
The Department of English and Fine Arts anticipates filling one Assistant Professor position in English literature, 1789-1914, with a specialization in poetry. This position, beginning June 30th, 2014, also calls for teaching the full range of English core classes required of all students; applicants must present a strong record of teaching excellence. Secondary areas of interest include but are not limited to interdisciplinary studies, war literature, and digital humanities. The initial appointment will be for three years. Successive reappointments of up to four years in length will be based upon an assessment of performance, Air Force and departmental needs, and funding availability.
Qualifications: Responsibilities of this position include teaching general and special topic literature courses, and composition. Applicants will be assessed based on teaching credentials, scholarship, service, and education. A Ph.D. in English is required. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated excellence and innovation in teaching and scholarship.
The United States Air Force Academy, located just north of Colorado Springs, Colorado, is an undergraduate institution that awards the Bachelor of Science degree as part of its mission to educate, train, and inspire men and women to become officers of character, motivated to lead in the United States Air Force and in service to our nation. Faculty applications are invited from candidates who can contribute to this mission by interacting with cadets, both in and out of the classroom, as instructors and mentors. The Academy faculty is an integrated group of military and civilian educators. The student body consists of approximately 4,000 men and women representing every state and several foreign countries. The student body consists of approximately 4,000 men and women representing every state and several foreign countries. The curriculum includes core academic and professional courses, and 31 disciplinary and interdisciplinary majors. Essential qualities expected of every faculty member include the personal attributes of integrity, industry, cooperation, initiative, and breadth of intellectual interests.
Requirements: The selected candidate will be subject to a security investigation.
If you have any additional questions, please contact the English Department Director of Personnel.