Associate Professor
Durham, NC 
Posted 9 days ago
Job Description
Posting Details
Position Information

Working Title Associate Professor
Position Number 610246
Appointment Type Permanent - Full Time
Tenure Track Yes
FTE 1=9/10 month -Faculty only
If time limited, duration date
Position Overview

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The Department of Language and Literature is responsible for teaching GEC courses in English, Foreign Languages, Humanities, and Philosophy. The department also houses degree programs in English, Foreign Languages and Interdisciplinary Studies.

Primary Purpose of Position

The primary purpose is to teach African-American Literature and Creative Writing courses. The faculty member is also expected to maintain an active research agenda, develop new Creative Writing courses as an Endowed Chair, to reinvigorate the student-run publication Ex Umbra, and serve as its faculty adviser.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Primary Area of Specialization: The faculty member will generally teach two mid-/upper-level courses in African-American Literature and two courses in Creative Writing. In addition to teaching four courses per semester, the faculty member will serve as the faculty adviser for the "Ex Umbra" literary publication and mentor undergraduate and graduate students in their creative writing endeavors.

Minimum Education/Experience

Ph. D in English or a related field with a specialization in African-American Literature, and teaching experience in Creative Writing. The ideal candidate must have a Ph. D and/or MFA in Creative Writing, and have a demonstrated record of scholarly and creative publications.

Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation


Equal Opportunity Employer

North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number EPA02108P
Open Date 03/30/2021
Date desired for closing or initial review
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Position Available 07/01/2021
Special Instructions to Applicants
COVID Compliance


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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