Faculty in the Department of English in the College of Liberal Arts are expected to maintain an active program of scholarly research and publication, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, advise students, and contribute service to the department, college, university, and profession.
The Department of English in the College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor of US Literatures and Cultures to begin fall semester 2020 (8/31/2020). Appointment will be 100% time over the nine-month academic year (late-August to late-May) with a 2/2 course load. Appointment will be at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor, depending on qualifications and experience, and consistent with collegiate and University policy.
Required qualifications: (1) PhD or equivalent degree in English or related field, with degree in hand by August 31, 2020; (2) evidence of primary expertise and high-quality work in US literatures and cultures, mid-20th century to present and/or multi-temporal/nonchronological temporalities; (3) evidence of primary expertise and high-quality work in African-American and/or Native-American literatures and cultures; (4) undergraduate teaching experience. Preferred qualifications: (1) demonstrated potential for continued success as a scholar; (2) demonstrated potential for continued success as a teacher; (3) demonstrated commitment to and experience in creating a diverse and inclusive atmosphere for research and teaching.
Candidates will be evaluated according to the overall quality of their literary and academic preparation, the quality of their published work and work in progress, evidence of commitment to teaching/pedagogical skills, their potential contributions to service and strength of recommendations.
Internal Number: 332173
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