Job Posting - Assistant Professor of English

Assistant Professor of English

Angola, Indiana

Employment type:    

Full-time, Assistant Professor of English 

The Opportunity: 

The Department of Humanities and Communication of Trine University invites applications for a full-time position (NTT), with a 4-4 load and departmental and university service requirements, beginning Fall 2018.

Required education:  

A PhD in English with an emphasis in Rhetoric and Composition/Writing, Writing Studies, or Technical Writing is preferred; however, candidates with a PhD in English or communication and experience teaching writing will also be considered.
The successful candidate will demonstrate (1) excellence and innovation in teaching, (2) ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across campus, and (3) passion for advising and mentoring students.


The department is seeking a candidate that will primarily teach courses in our undergraduate writing program, as well as in our English and Communication majors. Preferred candidates will have experience teaching writing in at least one of the following settings: first-year composition, technical writing, basic writing, or new media writing. This is an open specialty position. Applicants with specialties in rhetoric, composition studies, digital humanities, WAC/WID, or literature will be considered.

Salary & Benefits: 

Full-time, faculty-line salary and benefit schedule. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled.

 Outstanding Benefits:

Trine University offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. Some benefits offered include:                     

  • Health - medical, dental, flex spending, HSA accounts
  • Life insurance - a variety of voluntary life options are available along with an employer paid employee life policy valued at 1 ½ times annual salary
  • Paid sick time
  • Retirement - after one year of full-time service you are eligible for an employer contribution of 5% and up to an additional 5% employer match

Are you ready to join Trine?


Trine University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, citizenship status, military status, or any other basis prohibited by law, unless such basis constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification. Trine will comply with its legal obligation to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and for religious beliefs.