Location: College of Arts and Sciences- Modern Languages, Communications, and Philosophy

Status: Full Time (Tenure Track)

Special Qualifications
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University becoming an “Outcomes-Oriented University,” the ideal Assistant Professor will possess the willingness to use his or her expertise to assist in the university’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence.
Tuskegee University’s 2015-2020 Strategic Plan

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teach four (4) English-related classes (12 hours) per semester
  • Engage in scholarly research
  • Serve on committees
  • Advise students
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the department chair


  • Ph.D. in English, Rhetoric and Composition, or a related field is required
  • College-level teaching experience and a record of scholarly activity are preferred
  • Successful candidates must have broad teaching interests in English, but special consideration will be given to candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas: American Literature, Modern Grammar, and Linguistics

Commensurate with education, training and experience

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

APPLICATIONS will be accepted in the Office of Human Resources. Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, (3) to (5) letters of reference (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.

Office of Human Resources
Attn: Employment/Recruitment
1200 West Montgomery Road
101 Kresge Center
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
Email Address: employment@tuskegee.edu Fax: 334-724-4319