|Working Title||Associate Professor|
|Appointment Type||Permanent - Full Time|
|FTE||1=9/10 month -Faculty only|
|If time limited, duration date|
|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.
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.
|Date desired for closing or initial review|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Date Position Available||07/01/2021|
|Special Instructions to Applicants|