The Department of English in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Franciscan University of Steubenville, Steubenville, Ohio, invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position—Assistant Professor professional rank—to begin in August 2023. Franciscan University is an academically excellent and passionately Catholic University in the Franciscan tradition, located 24 miles west of Pittsburgh International Airport.

The successful candidate must possess an appropriate Ph.D. at the time of employment, be committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service, and support the Mission of the University. The successful candidate must have the ability to teach composition, creative writing, the English Core, literature, and online.

To apply, please submit:

  • a letter of application,
  • curriculum vitae,
  • evidence of undergraduate teaching effectiveness (including evaluations),
  • a statement of teaching philosophy,
  • a statement of the understanding of the Mission of Franciscan University of Steubenville,
  • three letters of reference, and official transcripts.

The application package must be submitted electronically to Dr. M.A. Sunyoger, Chair, English Search Committee, via Carrie Libetti clibetti@franciscan.edu, Academic Affairs.

Review of complete applications will begin October 17, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

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.”