Job Posting: Assistant Professor of English - Montreat College

Job Posting: Assistant Professor of English

Location: Montreat, North Carolina
Start Date: August 2023


The English Department of Montreat College invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of English. The applicant should be well equipped to teach first- and second-year writing, literature surveys, and Business Communication courses. With our growing Honors program, opportunities for teaching Honors Composition may also be available. Our English Department emphasizes workshopping and conferencing, so applicants should be prepared to engage frequently with students both in and out of the classroom. The successful candidate will become part of a department dedicated to fostering students’ growth in meaningful communication, critical analysis, and spiritual formation through the study of composition, literature, and creative writing. Montreat College is primarily a teaching institution with opportunities for research; the typical teaching load is 12 hours per semester.

Duties and Responsibilities

The candidate will be responsible for a variety of faculty duties, including several of the following:

  • Teaching Composition I & II —possibly a section or two in Honors-level Composition
  • Teaching Literature Survey Courses: primarily World Literature with opportunities in British Lit I & II; American Lit I & II; Contemporary Lit; Literary Criticism, and other courses depending upon departmental needs and commensurate experience of candidate
  • Teaching Business Communication for our growing Business Department
  • Advising students and possibly supervising student research projects
  • Participating in faculty committees
  • Other duties as described in the Faculty Handbook


Successful candidate will affirm and support the Mission, Vision, and Statement of Faith of Montreat College.

The successful candidate will also demonstrate support for Christian liberal arts education and the specific ability to integrate faith and Christian discipline in a compelling, thoughtful manner. Teaching excellence and a willingness to serve the broader college community through service and committee work are also expected.


PhD. In English. College-level teaching experience preferred.


Vice President for Academic Affairs

Application Requirements/How to Apply

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidates are requested to send the following materials:

  1. Complete Application
  2. Letter of Application
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Transcripts of Undergraduate and Graduate Work
  5. Statement of Faith
  6. Statement of Philosophy of Christian Higher Education
  7. List of Three References with Contact Information

Send Materials by email to:

Dr. Mark Hijleh
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Montreat College

About Montreat College

Montreat College is a Christian liberal arts college accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to offer masters, bachelors, and associates degrees. The main campus is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains fifteen miles east of Asheville, North Carolina, a region recognized as one of the most attractive living environments in the United States. Additional locations in Asheville, Charlotte, and Morganton supplement the main campus. The College is committed to Christ-centered teaching and learning, and is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities.


Job Posting: Assistant Professor of English – Montreat College

The full-time Assistant Professor of English will teach first- and second-year writing, literature surveys, and Business Communication courses

Salary Currency: USD

Payroll: MONTH

Date Posted: 2022-09-06

Employment Type : FULL_TIME

Hiring Organization : Montreat College

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Location: PostalAddress, 310 Gaither Circle, Montreat, NC, 28757, United States

Education Required:

  • Postgraduate Degree