Job Details

University of the Virgin Islands
  • Position Number: 3639665
  • Location: St. Thomas, VI
  • Position Type: Liberal Arts - English and Literature

Assistant Professor of English

Position Number: 320063
Department: College of Liberal Arts and Social Science

Job Description
The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) at the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of English position to begin August 2023. We seek a colleague with an imaginative, rigorous, and significant research program in English who will publish actively, teach English composition, English literature, and linguistics while mentoring undergraduate students, participate in student advising and departmental service.


UVI/CLASS is committed to academic excellence and diversity among faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates whose research, teaching, and service prepare them to make significant contributions to equity and social justice at UVI and beyond. We will be especially interested in candidates whose professional experience, community engagement, and personal background have prepared them particularly well to serve students from groups historically underrepresented in higher education.

Required Qualifications

  • Each candidate must have a Ph.D. or its equivalent in English with the ability to teach English composition, English literature, and linguistics.

  • While performing job duties, the employee will be required to stand, walk, sit, reach, talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close, distance and color vision and the ability to adjust focus. Work environment: The noise level in the work environment will probably be low to moderate.

    Preferred Qualifications
    A Ph.D. is preferred;

    Physical Demands

    While performing job duties, employee will be required to stand, walk, sit, reach, talk, hear, and lift up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close, distance and color vision and the ability to adjust focus. Work environment: The noise level in the work environment will probably be low to moderate.

    Posting Details
    Posting Number: F197
    Location: St. Thomas
    Position Type: Faculty
    Number of Vacancies - 1
    Posted Salary: $51,000.00 - $55,000.00

    Advertised Job Duties
    The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) at the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of English position to begin August 2023. We seek a colleague with an imaginative, rigorous, and significant research program in English who will publish actively, teach English composition, English literature, and linguistics while mentoring undergraduate students, participate in student advising and departmental service.

    UVI/CLASS is committed to academic excellence and diversity among faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates whose research, teaching, and service prepare them to make significant contributions to equity and social justice at UVI and beyond. We will be especially interested in candidates whose professional experience, community engagement, and personal background have prepared them particularly well to serve students from groups historically underrepresented in higher education.

    Open Date: 11/10/2022
    Close Date: 01/01/2023

    Special Instructions to Applicant
    Email is the preferred method of communicating with applicants at the University of Virgin Islands. You will be required to supply your email address during the application process.

    If interested, please apply: https://careers.uvi.edu/postings/5953





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