Assistant Professor of English (Literature and Digital Humanities)

We invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Literature and Digital Humanities, beginning fall 2020. We seek candidates with a specialization in literature whose expertise lies squarely in the intersection between the literary world and the digital world and who are prepared to teach innovative and exciting literature courses in a liberal arts context. Specific DH courses might include Introduction to Digital Humanities and Digital Approaches to Literature, among others. Ability to teach a wide range of British literature courses preferred, including Shakespeare and other pre-1660 courses, along with an introductory course in literary analysis and interpretation and our first-year writing seminar (one section per year, limit sixteen students). Teaching load 3/3. Required: PhD or ABD (PhD required for tenure), evidence of excellence in college teaching, and an active research agenda. Please submit cover letter, CV, and three letters of recommendation through Interfolio by October 21, 2019. Questions may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Christine Darrohn, at Initial interviews will be conducted by video conference.

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