Tenure-track Faculty

Department of English

University Mission Statement

Trevecca Nazarene University is a Christian community providing education for leadership and service.

Position Description

The Department of English at Trevecca Nazarene University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in English, beginning in August 2024. Although the position is for an Americanist, scholars of British literature will be considered. The successful candidate will teach general-education composition and literature classes, as well as upper-level courses.


Trevecca seeks candidates with a strong Christian testimony and an unwavering commitment to Christ-centered teaching and learning. While preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D. in hand, candidates with ABD status will be considered. The successful candidate will also participate in student advising, curricular development, and ongoing scholarship and will demonstrate a strong commitment to the values and mission of the university. A willingness to develop and teach online courses is desired. A passion for working with undergraduate students in Christian higher education is essential.

The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

University Description

Trevecca Nazarene University is an accredited private institution that exists to meet the educational needs of the Church of the Nazarene. Its academic programs are based on Christian values that promote scholarship, critical thinking, and meaningful worship for students in preparation for lives of leadership and service. The University is located on a beautiful and historic campus only minutes from downtown Nashville, Tennessee.


Applicants who profess a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and are committed to the mission and values of Trevecca Nazarene University should send a completed application (link can be found here: Trevecca Faculty Administrator Application), cover letter, curriculum vitae, scholarly writing sample, statement of teaching philosophy, and statement of faith (links for the Church of the Nazarene Articles of Faith, Christian Code of Conduct, and Current Moral and Social Issues are here) to:

Jooly Philip, Ph.D.
Chair, Professor
Department of English
Trevecca Nazarene University
333 Murfreesboro Road
Nashville, TN 37210

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