Assistant Professor of English - British Literature

The Department of English at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2022. We seek candidates with a specialty in British literature from Milton through the Romantics who can also teach our introductory course in British poetry. Applicants should be by training well grounded in poetry but with the ability to design courses in mid-seventeenth- to early-nineteenth-century British literature in a range of genres. Completion of Ph.D. is required prior to or shortly after the date of hire. Teaching assignment of five courses per year includes the introductory British poetry course and advanced courses in literature. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Please submit letter of application, vita, writing sample, and three letters of reference through Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their letter of application how their approach to teaching and scholarship might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be held via remote technology. Colgate is a liberal arts university of 3200 students situated in central New York state. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at

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