Visiting Assistant Professor of English - Contemporary Literature


Albion College invites applications for a one-year visiting faculty member with a specialization in contemporary literature to teach college writing and literature. We are especially interested in candidates who will engage our diverse students and inclusive learning community and contribute to a campus climate that supports equity, diversity, and belonging.  Ph.D or A.B.D. required. 3/3 teaching load. Primary responsibilities include face-to-face teaching of college writing, introductory literature, and contemporary literature. Additional responsibilities may include teaching in the College’s Honors program. Several semesters’ teaching experience at the college level and a record of publication are expected. The English Department has a long-term commitment to diversity in the curriculum and in its faculty, as well as to excellence in teaching and scholarship.

Albion College is an anti-racist institution. This position will actively promote diversity, belonging and equity through critical and compassionate communication and strategic outreach efforts to various students, faculty and staff (e.g., historically under-represented, first-generation, undocumented and DACA students, LGBTQ+ students).  Albion’s teacher-scholar model creates a vibrant community that cherishes faculty and student relationships and faculty scholarly contributions.


Application Instructions

Application materials should be submitted through Interfolio.  The URL is   The online application should include: a cover letter, current CV, teaching and research statements, evidence of teaching excellence, at least three letters of reference, and copies of graduate transcripts.  Please include a statement explaining how you foster diversity, equity, and inclusion in your classroom and on campus through your teaching, research and/or service.  The deadline for submission of materials is April 20, and review of applications will begin immediately. 

Questions about the search may be directed to Ian MacInnes, Department Chair, at

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