Tenure-Track job at Utah Valley University


The Humanities Program at Utah Valley University is seeking a competitive scholar for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor level for the Fall of 2011.  We invite applications from candidates with a research specialty in Environmental Humanities, Animal Studies, Humanities and Science, Humanities and Technology, or Posthumanist Theory.  The successful candidate will be able to apply his or her expertise to the teaching of the appreciation of various forms of art and literature. Ph.D. or equivalent professional preparation preferred. College teaching experience required. Responsibilities include a minimum of four classes of undergraduate teaching per semester, as well as participation in the administration and development of our rapidly growing Humanities Program.

Please submit a cover letter, detailed CV, and three letters of recommendation to our HR website at www.uvu.jobs/applicants/Central?quickFind=55718. Letters of recommendation may also be sent to HREmployment@uvu.edu or mailed to Human Resources at: 800 West University Parkway, Orem, UT 84058. If you have questions about the position, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Michaela Sawyer, at giesenmi@uvu.edu.

Screening of applications will begin on January 5 and continue until the position is filled. We expect the first stage of the interview process to take place in early February and on-campus interviews in March.

Located forty miles south of Salt Lake City, Utah Valley University is a growing regional state university that provides quality learning opportunities for students through programs at the associate, baccalaureate, and select graduate levels. Enrolling around 35,000 students, UVU emphasizes a superior undergraduate experience. The university offers competitive salary and excellent benefits. UVU is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity/ Equal Access Employer.  



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