Tenure Track Assistant Professor in American Literature with expertise in LatinX Literatures

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The Department of English at Bradley University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in American Literature with expertise in Latinx Literatures.  Appointment begins August 2020.

Course assignments may include: undergraduate writing, business communication, core curriculum literature, American Literature surveys, upper-level courses in American and Latinx Literatures. Preference given to individuals with teaching, research experience, and research agenda in these fields. Experience in film studies or digital humanities is a secondary preference.

The committee requests:

 * cover letter

* curriculum vitae, including a list of the number of sections taught for each course (e.g. ENG 233 American Literature to 1865– two sections taught). 

*dossier (including unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and at least three current letters of recommendation that attest to successful teaching).

*teaching statement on teaching philosophy, methods, and effectiveness

*research statement about intended future research activity. 

*diversity statement on how the candidate has or can contribute to diversity in teaching, research, or service.

Normal teaching load is three courses per semester.  Ph.D. in Latinx Literature, American Literature, American Studies, or related field required by start date.

Submit materials electronically in PDF or MS Word format to:

                              Dr. Timothy Conley

                              Literature Search Committee, Chair


Preferences given to application received by November 22, 2019.  Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal background check.

Bradley University is a top-ranked, private university in Peoria, Illinois, offering 5,400 undergraduate and graduate students the opportunities, choices and resources of a larger university and the personal attention and exceptional learning experience of a smaller university.  Bradley offers a comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate academic programs in business, communications, education, engineering, fine arts, health sciences, liberal arts and sciences, and technology. The University is located on an 85-acre campus in the largest metropolitan area in central Illinois.

Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.

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