Tenure-Track Appointment in English & Humanities

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Reed College seeks candidates for a tenure-track appointment in English and Humanities, beginning August 2020, preferably at the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates should specialize in Shakespeare and demonstrate competence in the broader fundamentals of dramatic form, theory, and history. The successful candidate will typically teach two courses each year on Shakespeare (introductory and advanced) in the English department, as well as a year-long interdisciplinary course pedagogically focused on the development of analytical and critical skills of first-year students (Humanities 110; please see https://www.reed.edu/humanities/hum110/). The teaching load will also include advising year-long senior theses. Above all, we seek candidates who have a strong commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate level and who are engaged in a lively and serious program of scholarship. Ph.D. is required at time of appointment. The Reed community believes cultural diversity to be essential to the excellence of our academic program. In your application materials, please include a description of how, as a scholar, teacher, or community member, you would engage and sustain the commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in Reed’s diversity statement (http://www.reed.edu/diversity). Please send letter, CV, writing sample (15-30 pages), and dossier (3+ letters of recommendation) to Professor Gail B. Sherman, Chair, Search Committee in English and Humanities at http://apply.interfolio.com/64248, by November 1, 2019. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Reed values diversity and encourages applications from underrepresented groups.


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