Assistant Professor of English

Institution Name 
United States Air Force Academy
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Generalist
Additional Desirable Specialties 
InterdisciplinaryStudies
GenderStudies
DigitalHumanities
ClassicalArtHistory
ClassicalReception
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
December 18, 2017

The Department of English and Fine Arts at the United States Air Force Academy anticipates filling two Assistant Professor of English positions effective 25 June, 2018. A Ph.D. degree in Classics or Classical Literature or a related field (English, Literature, Comparative Literature, Humanities) is required. Candidates will teach Greek and Roman literature in translation, freshman composition, sophomore literature, and upper-division courses in English and the Humanities. Candidates with expertise in the literature and rhetoric of war, the reception of Classical texts in later periods, and/or interdisciplinary humanities are especially welcome. In lieu of tenure, the initial appointment will be for three years, and subsequent four-year re-appointments are presumed, based on performance, Air Force and departmental needs, and financial constraints. Over 90% of faculty members are reappointed after a probationary period. The Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Academy is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse student body and a pluralistic faculty committed to an inclusive environment that enriches the educational experience of all of our students. Hence, we are especially interested in candidates whose teaching, life experience, and/or research interests contribute to a climate that values and uses diversity in all its forms. To Apply: Go to www.usajobs.gov. Type in "Professor" in the "Keyword" bod and "USAF Academy" in the Location box and click "Search." Scroll down until you locate this position. Federal regulations require adherence to this process. Applications should include a statement of US citizenship, a cover letter, a list of references, a curriculum vitae, and official transcripts for all degrees listed on the cv. Letters of reference and writing samples may be requested at a later date. Applications must be mailed and received by December 18, 2017.

Course Load 
4-3
Placement Year 

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