Assistant Professor of English in Global Anglophone Literatures (Tenure-track)

The English Department at Wittenberg University seeks to hire a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor specializing in global Anglophone literature beginning August 1, 2022. The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment. The teaching load is six courses annually; teaching responsibilities will include global Anglophone literature, introductory literature, introduction to literary studies, first-year seminar, and possibly a British/global Anglophone survey. Desirable additional teaching areas include global Shakespeare, creative writing (poetry), and journalism.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. (or ABD) in English/global Anglophone literature and interest in teaching in the liberal arts and sciences context. For further information about the position, please contact Robin Inboden, chair of the English Department, at

Wittenberg is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of our student body and society at large.  Please see our notice of non-discrimination housed on our website.

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Application Instructions:

Review of applications will begin on November 8 and continue until the position is filled. Initial interviews will be conducted online.

Interested applicants must apply online through Interview Exchange at; you may also submit by viewing the job posting on Wittenberg’s Human Resources page. Applications will not be accepted by email or postal mail.  As part of the application process, please upload:

  • A cover letter/letter of application
  • A curriculum vitae;
  • Statement of teaching philosophy in a liberal-arts context, including a reflection on how your experiences with teaching, scholarship, and/or service might contribute to a college community that includes a commitment to diversity and inclusion as one of its core values

In addition, please ask your referees (three) to send their recommendation letters via email directly to Christina Reynolds, Academic Administrative Assistant ( Additional documentation will be requested in later stages of the screening process.  

If you are a person with a disability and require assistance with the application process, please contact Wittenberg's Human Resources Department at 937-327-7517.

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