Assistant/Associate Professor of English
Greenville, IL Faculty


Greenville University is seeking an innovative scholar to serve as a full-time tenure-track assistant or associate professor in English to start in August 2023.  This individual should be well-versed in current composition theory. This instructor will have the opportunity to teach a wide range of undergraduate general education courses in writing and literature, as well as upper-division courses for majors in English. 


RESPONSIBILITIES: Full-time faculty load is twelve credit hours per semester, usually consisting of two to three general education courses and one or two upper-division courses.  Other responsibilities will include assisting in recruitment of students, student advisement, and regular participation in institutional committee work and professional development.  The faculty member may have additional duties with student publications depending on qualifications and interests.



PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: We are seeking applicants with a Ph.D. in English or Rhetoric and Composition, along with significant college teaching experience.   Special consideration will be given to applicants with additional qualifications in British literature. The successful applicant should be enthusiastic about teaching general education courses in writing, literary analysis, and media studies. Candidates must be dedicated to undergraduate teaching and committed to serving as a role model for students within a Christian academic community.  A vibrant personal Christian faith commitment is required, with a strong commitment to a broadly Wesleyan tradition. 

COMPENSATION: Salary is based on academic preparation and years of relevant experience. The University also provides a generous benefits package that includes health, disability, and retirement plans, as well as a tuition waiver for dependents at Greenville University and a tuition exchange program with 75+ other Christian institutions.

GREENVILLE UNIVERSITY: The university is located 50 miles east of St. Louis in an attractive residential community of approximately 7,000 people. Greenville was founded in 1892 and is affiliated with the Free Methodist Church, yet draws students from 40+ denominations. For additional information, please visit our website:

APPLICATIONS: Click Apply and include the following:  (1) evidence of preparation for this position (a complete CV with degrees earned, teaching experience, and professional interests); (2) a statement of philosophy of Christian higher education; (3) a statement of personal faith journey and commitment; and (4) names and contact information for at least three professional references. Applications will be reviewed once all components have been received. The search will remain open until the position is filled. 

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Human Resources

Greenville University

315 East College Avenue 

Greenville, IL 62246-0159 


Greenville University's Commitment to Diversity:

It is the policy of Greenville University not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, ethnic or national origin, disability, race, gender or prior military service in its educational programs, admissions or employment policies. Greenville University is committed to an environment of cultural and ethnic diversity; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.