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Assistant Professor of English


Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President's Award for Community Service. Carson-Newman emphasizes academic excellence through innovative teaching, advising, mentoring of students, and service learning. The campus is located at the foothills of the Smoky Mountains and is surrounded by beautiful lakes. More information is available from the university website, www.cn.edu.

Carson-Newman employs faculty and staff who are actively supportive of its aim as an institution with a Christian commitment.

Carson-Newman University invites applicants for an Assistant Professor of English in the Department of English. The position is tenure track to begin August 2018.

Candidates for the position must have, at the time of appointment, a Ph.D. in English. Specialization in American Literature before 1865, with expertise in Creative Writing (creative non-fiction and memoir emphasis) is preferred. Experience in online teaching is also desirable.

Candidates for the position of Assistant Professor of English will teach a 4/4 load and also provide student mentorship and departmental service.

The rank and salary will be commensurate with educational preparation and experience. Group life and health insurance as well as a 401K retirement plan are available on a participating basis.

Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, your statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, references with contact information, and current vitae. Please send the packet electronically to:

Email: facultyrecruiting@cn.edu

Human Resources

Attn: Faculty Recruiting

Carson-Newman University

Jefferson City, TN 37760



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