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Assistant Professor of ESL / English


The Department of English at Vincennes University is seeking applicants to fill the position of Assistant Professor of English and ESL. Applicants must have a minimum of a Master’s degree in English or Rhetoric and Composition with a TESL emphasis, a TESL certificate, or equivalent; consideration will be given to candidates with degrees in English-related fields, such as English Education. Experience teaching college-level and developmental composition is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with three years’ experience teaching ESL. Salary range $39,000-42,000.

Vincennes University offers associate and some baccalaureate degrees. The primary responsibility of VU faculty is instruction. The full-time load is 15 hours (five courses) per semester, along with academic advising. Primary responsibilities include teaching college-level and developmental composition and ESL, service on departmental and university-wide committees, departmental and university-wide assessment, academic advising, and other university service. Faculty must be able to work closely with a diverse student body of various levels of college preparation. Applicants should be student-centered and willing to help students learn both inside and outside the classroom. The successful candidate must be willing to cooperate with department and University personnel to assess and improve learning, with a commitment to enhance department goals and the University mission.

Interested persons should submit a letter of application, a brief philosophy of education, college transcripts, and resume with the names and contact information for three references to:

Vincennes University Office of Human Resources 1002 North First Street Vincennes, IN 47591

Deadline for first consideration is October 25, 2014. Interviews may be held concurrently with the advertising period.

Vincennes University is committed to diversity in the college community.



All materials will be kept in strictest confidence. Vincennes University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.