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Lane College - Jackson, TN
Full Time
Doctorate Degree


Position:                   Assistant Professor English

Department:            Academic Affairs 

Classification:          Exempt

Position Overview: Lane College Division of Liberal Studies is seeking additional faculty members in English with experience to provide innovative instruction in composition/rhetoric, literature, or professional writing. Experience in a secondary area of interest in the field of interdisciplinary studies is an advantage.


  • Full-time load of 12 – 15 hours.
  • Academic advising.
  • Participating in departmental, divisional, and institutional activities.
  • Excellent classroom management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the proven ability to maintain professionalism and tact in high-stress situations.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Commitment to creating an inclusive learning environment for a diverse student body.


  • Master's degree in English. PhD in English preferred
  • 5 years or more years of teaching experience in higher education.
  • Leadership or active participation in academic program initiatives, professional organizations and/or related activities.
  • Evidence of teaching potential is essential.
  • The ability to life 10lb, 1% of the time.
  • Position may require some walking and the ability to climb stairs.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.