Visiting Assistant Professor of English

Ohio State University Department of English

Position Information

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Number of Positions Available -1

University Title- Visiting Assistant Professor of English

Working Title- Visit Assist Prof of English

Department -Lima Campus

Department -Location Lima

Requisition Number -462543

Summary of Duties

Applicants with their terminal degree in Creative Writing are invited to apply for a two-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor of English at The Ohio State University at Lima for the academic years 2021-2022 and 2022-2023. Publications and teaching experience in two of the three genres required for Ohio State’s minor in Creative Writing – fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction – are preferred. The Visiting Assistant Professor will also teach introductory literature, culture, and/or composition courses. Experience in directing student-created publications is particularly desirable.

Faculty on the Lima campus are members of The Ohio State University English Department who participate remotely or in person in departmental meetings and events. Faculty in the Department of English benefit from interdisciplinary collaborations across the five campuses. The largest campus and home to the department is located in Columbus, Ohio, a 90-minute drive from Lima. Preference will be given to candidates who will live in the Lima area and who can commit to establishing an active on-campus presence

The Ohio State University at Lima is one of six campuses through The Ohio State University. Our current enrollment of approximately 1,000 students includes both traditional and nontraditional learners, allowing for small class sizes with approximately 18 students per classroom. Ohio State Lima students earn their degrees from the No. 1 public university in the state, leveraging quality education with the affordability of a regional campus. Ohio State Lima offers the first two years of the Ohio State general education curriculum and 13 programs leading to baccalaureate degrees, including English. The Ohio State University at Lima’s highest priorities emphasize service to students and creating a community of inclusiveness and excellence. The Ohio State University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, gender identity or expression, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other bases under the law.

Additional Information for Applicants:

Please send a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a research statement, and three letters of recommendation to:

Melissa Coldiron, Human Resources Business Partner, Coldiron.25@osu.edu

Questions concerning the job expectations should be addressed to Dr. Mark Kleffner (Kleffner.1@osu.edu). Questions concerning the application process and receipt of applications should be addressed to Melissa Coldiron (Coldiron.25@osu.edu). For additional information about the Lima campus please see www.lima.osu.edu

Required Qualifications

MFA or Ph.D in hand at time of appointment; record of successful teaching in creative writing courses; ability to work effectively with diverse populations.

Desired Qualifications

Publications and teaching experience in two of the three genres required for Ohio State’s minor in Creative Writing – fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction; experience directing student-created publications; demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team; energetic and enthusiastic self-motivator.

Pre Employment Screening

Requires the successful completion of a background check.

Target Salary- $52,000.00 - $62,000.00 Annually

Job Category -Instructional/Faculty

Job Appointment

100.0

Full/Part Time- Full-time

Temporary/Term/-Regular Term

Posting Start Date- 10/27/2020

Posting End Date -01/27/2021

Dept Contact Name -Kleffner,Mark Alan

Dept Contact Phone- 567/242-7215

Faculty Application Instructions

Individuals interested in instructional and faculty positions must submit a curriculum vitae and cover letter directly to the academic unit. Check Additional Information for instructions.

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