The Department of English at Franciscan University of Steubenville invites applications for a full-time, tenure track, assistant professor position beginning August 2024.

This position supports the Writing Concentration in our English Major. We seek enthusiastic candidates competent to teach Creative Writing courses, upper-level writing courses, Freshman Composition, and occasional core literature courses in the Franciscan University Core Curriculum. Courses are delivered on-ground and online. Normal teaching load is 4-4.

The successful candidate must possess a Ph.D. or other appropriate terminal degree; be committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service; and enthusiastically support Franciscan University’s mission.

To apply, please submit: a letter of application; curriculum vitae; evidence of undergraduate teaching effectiveness (including student evaluations); a writing sample (scholarly or creative); a teaching philosophy statement; a statement of understanding of Franciscan University’s mission; three letters of reference; and official transcripts. All materials must be submitted electronically to Dr. Aaron Urbanczyk, Chair, English Search Committee, via Carrie Libetti, Academic Affairs, Franciscan University of Steubenville, clibetti@franciscan.edu. Review of completed applications will begin on October 15, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. For additional information, see https://franciscan.edu/faculty-openings/.

Franciscan University is an academically excellent and passionately Catholic university in the Franciscan tradition, located 24 miles west of Pittsburgh International Airport.

Franciscan University of Steubenville is committed to principles of equal opportunity and is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply for this job email your details to clibetti@franciscan.edu

About Franciscan University of Steubenville

It should be a calling, a vocation. Through pursuing a career with Franciscan University, you’ll have the opportunity to be a part of a visionary organization in service of the Catholic Church, society, and culture.

At Franciscan University you will work for and with the Church, alongside like-minded men and women who share your values and your desire to transform the culture. You’ll be challenged by the work and rewarded by the fruit it bears. You’ll be part of an institution that Francis Cardinal Stafford, former president of the Pontifical Council of the Laity, described as “central to the reform and the renewal of the Catholic Church after the Second Vatican Council.”