An application concerning the employment of one or more alien workers for the following permanent position will be filed with the Department of Labor. This Notice of Filing will be posted for 10 consecutive business days, ending between 30 and 180 days before filing the permanent labor certification application.

NAME OF EMPLOYER: University of North Carolina at Wilmington

POSITION TITLE:    Assistant Professor, Poetry

POSITION DUTIES:  Primary teaching responsibilities will be in the area of poetry, American and British (1900-present), and British (1660-1800). This position will provide opportunities to create innovative undergraduate and graduate courses that focus on an author, theme, period, poetic tradition or convention. UNCW is committed to global representation and possible courses might reflect this commitment.  The typical teaching load for research-active faculty is three courses per semester; course listings and descriptions can be found at:

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: A Ph.D. in English or Comparative Literature is required or must be obtained within the first academic year of employment.  The ideal candidate will have a specialization in either Restoration and Eighteenth-Century poetry or contemporary poetry. The strongest candidates will have experience in teaching  at the collegiate level and be prepared to engage in research as well as to contribute to departmental and university service.  

LOCATION OF EMPLOYMENT (street address): 601 South College Road, Wilmington, NC

This notice is provided in compliance with 20 CFR 656.10(d). Any person may provide documentary evidence bearing on the application to the Certifying Officer of the U.S. Department of Labor holding jurisdiction over the location of the proposed employment. Employment and Training Administration, Office of Foreign Labor Certification, Atlanta National Processing Center, Harris Tower, 233 Peachtree Street, Suite 410
Atlanta, Georgia 30303. Contact information for offices can be found on the Internet at

This notice is being provided to workers in the place of intended employment by the following means:

Posting a clearly visible and unobstructed notice, for at least ten (10) consecutive business days, in conspicuous location(s) in the workplace, where the employer’s U.S. workers can readily read the posted notice, including but not limited to locations in the immediate vicinity of the wage and hour notices.

Publishing the notice in any and all in-house media, whether electronic or printed, in accordance with the normal procedures used for the recruitment of similar positions in the employer’s organization.

DATE POSTED:       March 14, 2013


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