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Department of English and Foreign Languages
McNeese State University invites qualified applicants for the position of Temporary Instructor in the Department of English and Foreign Languages. This is an emergency/temporary, 9–month, unclassified, non-tenure-track position. The appointment begins in August 2018.

Position Description and Responsibilities:

The Instructor is responsible for functions related to teaching English and contributing to the advancement of the department and university. The Instructor will work closely with the department head and the director of the M.A. Program. The Instructor will teach 12 hours per semester (4/4), hold regular office hours, and work closely with members of the department.


Required: M.A. in English Literature with specialization in the medieval or early modern period. Ability to teach the History of the English Language course.

Preferred: Ph.D. or A.B.D.; ability to teach a course in literary criticism and/or literary research methods.




Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.

Application Materials and Contact:

Applicants should submit: Letter of Application, Resume, References (name, phone number, and e-mail address of at least three), and Unofficial Transcripts for the application process. Other materials may be submitted. Please submit the required documents to:

Dr. Scott Goins
McNeese State University
Box 92655
Lake Charles, LA 70609
Phone: (337) 475-5326
TDD: (337) 562-4227

Additional Information:

McNeese State University, located in Lake Charles, Louisiana, is a public university and a member of the University of Louisiana System. Under Louisiana law, applications and al l supporting materials will become public record. All applicants are expected to submit complete and accurate materials as specified in the position announcement. A background check and an English Proficiency assessment will be conducted on selected finalists. We comply with Louisiana Revised Statute 49:1001, et seq, and State of Louisiana Executive Order 98-38, which provides for drug testing of employees, appointees, prospective employees, and prospective appointees. Prospective employees and employees are informed if a drug test is required.

McNeese State University is an AA/EEO/ADA employer committed to excellence through diversity.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires McNeese State University to inform applicants that the University can employ only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the U.S. Each new employee is required to present documentation verifying his/her identity and right to accept employment.

McNeese State University is a member of the University of Louisiana System. Under Louisiana law, applications and all supporting materials will become public record. An executive session pursuant to La. Rev. Stat. 42:6.1(A) may be required.

Persons needing reasonable accommodations as provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the Equal Opportunity Office: Voice: (337) 475-5428; TDD/TTY, Hearing Impaired: (337) 562-4227; Fax: (337) 475-5960; or

Instructional Faculty Candidates with foreign degrees must provide official certification of equivalency to U.S. degrees, an official comprehensive course-by-course report and U.S. Equivalency Statement, from World Education Services. The official Credential Evaluation Report and U.S. Equivalency Statement must be submitted directly to the Office of Academic and Student Affairs, Box 93220, Lake Charles, LA 70609; (337)475-5508. Simple translation of the language on foreign diplomas, transcripts, coursework, or similar will NOT suffice and will cause the application packet to be judged as incomplete.