Job Openings

"The more a person knows, the more things have gone wrong." 

- Umberto Eco, Numero Zero (2015)


One-Year-Only Instructor Position

The University of South Alabama's Department of English invites applications for a non-tenure-track, full-time (9-month), one-year-only Instructor position to teach primarily freshman composition courses, starting August 15, 2017.

Required: MA in English or related field with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in English and evidence of strong commitment to teaching college freshmen and sophomores.

Review of applications will begin July 10, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Please apply electronically at the following link and be prepared to attach a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, one-page teaching statement, and provide the names and contact information of three references.

Arrange to have official transcripts sent from all universities attended to the Search Committee Chair: Dr. Patrick Shaw, Chair, Search Committee, Department of English, 5991 University Drive N., Room 240, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL 36688-0002.

The University of South Alabama is an EO/AA employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression), religion, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.