Instructor of English


Position Title

Instructor of English


Linda Berry Stein College of Fine Arts & Humanities 


Full Time/Exempt

Position Summary

The Department of Literature, Language, and Culture, with the Linda Berry Stein College of Fine Arts & Humanities at Jacksonville University, invites applications for the position of Instructor of English, beginning August 2022. Instructor positions at Jacksonville University require a commitment to teaching excellence and some departmental service. The minimum qualifications are a Master’s degree in English or a closely related field, or 18 hours of graduate coursework in English or a closely related field. A PhD in English or a closely related field is a plus.

Candidates must have extensive classroom experience in rhetoric and composition and demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching. Candidates will be expected to teach Elements of Composition and Introductory Writing, with the possibility of teaching core literature classes in World Literature or Core Seminar topics as needed.

Jacksonville University is a comprehensive university with a commitment to the liberal arts located in Jacksonville, FL. Jacksonville is a diverse metropolitan community with a thriving economic and cultural scene. Jacksonville University emphasizes innovative and quality teaching in small classes and ranks in the annual rankings of “America’s Best Colleges,” released by U.S. News & World Report. Please visit our website at

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Jacksonville University believes students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who are committed to Jacksonville University’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we actively welcome applications from members of groups who are historically underrepresented in higher education.

Important Note

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.

Covid Vaccination Information: Faculty and Staff

All Jacksonville University employees who work at any JU facility must be vaccinated against COVID-19.

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To Apply

Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references to Chair, English Instructor Search Committee, Dept. of Literature, Language and Culture, Dr. Sarah Parker at Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.