The Department of English at Auburn University invites applications for up to 3 positions as Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow, to begin August 16, 2022. This is a nine-month, non-tenurable, teaching and research appointment. The possibility of contract renewal depends on mutual agreement, strong performance in teaching and scholarship, the availability of funds, and departmental need. This full-time position includes support for research, and carries a modified teaching load of 3-3 in Auburn’s core curriculum of first-year composition, core literature, and/or courses in technical and business writing, assigned with the goal of limiting new preparations. Salary is $37,000. The successful candidate will reinforce the research mission of the department through active publication, and will have opportunities for public presentation of his/her work and mentoring from senior faculty. We are particularly interested in candidates who advance our commitment to building a diverse and inclusive educational environment.
Auburn University is one of the nation's premier land, sea, and space grant institutions. In the 2021 edition of the U.S. News and World Report, it was ranked 40th among public universities. Highly research-active, with a Carnegie R1 classification, and committed to maintaining teaching excellence, with graduate and undergraduate degrees offered in more than 200 academic programs, Auburn is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, positive work environment, exciting student life, and the beauty of its campus. Located in a moderate climate, Auburn is situated along the rapidly developing I-85 corridor between Atlanta and Montgomery. The Auburn-Opelika metropolitan area has a population of 140,000, excellent public school systems, a regional medical center, and is recognized as one of the “best small towns in America.” The Department of English, the largest in the College of Liberal Arts, offers the BA, MA, MTPC, and PhD.
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