Faculty Positions

Morehouse College is an independent four-year fully accredited historically black liberal arts college for men located in Atlanta, Georgia, the cultural and economic center of the South.  The 55-acre campus forms part of the Atlanta University Center (AUC), the largest private educational complex with a predominantly African-American enrollment in the world. 


Faculty Position in English Department

Morehouse College seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position as a “generalist” in English Composition and Literature. Expected start date is August 2015. Qualifications include a Ph.D. in English and at least three years of college-level teaching experience in first year to sophomore-level literature and composition.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses mainly in Composition, World Literature, and other basic literature courses. The candidate must also demonstrate understanding of best practices and current innovations in teaching writing, and must have experience in and knowledge of instructional technology. Scholarship is an on-going requisite. Candidates with leadership abilities and interest and/or experience in working with writing support programs are preferred. Additionally, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in college and department committee work and service.

To guarantee consideration, application materials must be postmarked by April 20, 2015. Candidates should send a letter of application that addresses their teaching philosophy, scholarship activity, and professional strengths relative to the requirements of the position cited above. The application package should also include current curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a list of references, and official college transcripts of graduate and undergraduate education.

Send all application materials to Dr. Consuella Bennett, Search Committee Chair, Department of English, Morehouse College, 830 Westview Drive, SW, Atlanta, GA 30314-3773.

Morehouse College is an independent, four-year, fully accredited Historically Black liberal arts college for men. Morehouse is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.


Faculty Positions in Sociology

The Department of Sociology invites applications for one tenure-track and one 3-year, renewable non-tenure-track assistant professor positions beginning fall 2015, pending budgetary approval.  A Ph.D. in sociology is required at the time of appointment. We are a strong and vibrant department (of nearly 150 majors) with teaching opportunities in our BA degree program.  We also offer a minor in sociology and criminal justice, and a proposed new joint minor in alternative energy through the Institute for Sustainable Energy. We encourage applications from those who have teaching/research interests in the area of (1) family studies and/or criminology/criminal justice and/or from those with teaching/research interests in (2) sustainability and development, with consideration to be given to experience with study abroad and/or research in Africa. Interest in one of the following areas is also a plus: statistics, health, race/ethnicity, education, social services, and global/comparative studies.   The department seeks innovative teachers and scholars that will become deeply invested in the mission of Morehouse to develop life-long learners with disciplined minds to lead lives of leadership and service, and assuming a special responsibility for teaching the history and culture of black people. Successful candidates need a strong commitment to teaching, an active research agenda, and dedication to service to the college and community.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information of three individuals who can speak to their qualifications for the desired position. These materials should be sent in PDF format to Mr. Calvin Kwaafo, assistant to the chair for the department of sociology at (please indicate TENURE or RENEWABLE in the subject line).  Applications will be reviewed beginning February 12, 2015 and continue until positions are filled. Any questions may be directed to the department at 404-215-2624.


Morehouse College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees based on age, race, color, religion, or national origin.