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WVU English Department PhD Placement Statistics:

Past Eighteen Years:

  • Tenure Track Jobs: 40 (75%)
  • Full-time Adjunct or Visiting Positions: 2 (4%)
  • Part Time Adjunct Positions: 3 (6%)
  • Administration: 4 (8%)
  • Alternate Career: 4 (8%)

(Percentages have been rounded.)


By Year

  • 1996 Graduates:
    Tenure Track Jobs: 2 (100%)
  • 1997 Graduates:
    Tenure Track Jobs: 1 (33.3%)
    Full-time Adjunct or Visiting: 1 (33.3%)
    Alternate Career: 1 (medicine) (33.3%)
  • 1998 Graduates:
    Tenure Track Jobs: 3 (100%)
  • 1999 Graduates:
    none
  • 2000 Graduates:
    Tenure Track Jobs: 1 (33.3%)
    Full-time Adjunct or Visiting: 1 (33.3%)
    Administration: 1 (33.3%)
  • 2001 Graduates:
    Tenure Track Jobs: 4 (100%)
  • 2002 Graduates:
    Tenure Track Jobs : 1 (50%)
    Administration: 1 (50%)
  • 2003 Graduates:
    Tenure Track Jobs: 5 (100%)
  • 2004 Graduates:
    Tenure Track Jobs: 1 (100%)
  • 2005 Graduates:
    Tenure Track Jobs: 3 (100%)
  • 2006 Graduates:
    Tenure Track Jobs: 4(100%)
  • 2007 Graduates:
    Tenure Track Jobs: 1 (33%)
    Administration: 1 (33%)
    Alternate Career (Business): 1 (33%)
  • 2008 Graduates:
    Tenure Track Jobs: 4 (80%)
    Administration: 1 (20%)
  • 2009 Graduates:
    Tenure Track Jobs: 2 (66%)
    Alternate Career (Domestic engineer): 1 (33%)
  • 2010 Graduates:
    Tenure Track Jobs: 2 (100%)
  • 2011 Graduates:
    Tenure Track Jobs: 2 (66%)
    Alternate Career (high school teacher): 1 (33%)
  • 2012 Graduates:
    Tenure Track Jobs: 2 (50%)
    Part Time Adjunct: 1 (25%)
    Alternate Career (high school teacher): 1 (25%)
  • 2013 Graduates:
    Tenure Track Jobs: 2 (50%)
    Part Time Adjunct: 2 (50%)

Last Updated: June 30, 2013

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