Assistant Professor in British Literature

The English Department at Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in British Literature, open area, to begin Fall 2022. Review of applications begins on January 15, 2022.

The English Department at Fort Lewis College offers a B.A. in English, Writing, and Journalism and Multi-Media Studies.

Essential Functions
Responsibilities for this position include:  teaching 21 credits each academic year in the Department of English, including core and elective courses for the major, composition courses, and courses in the General Education curriculum; participating in department events and programming, annual curriculum and program assessment; representing the department at recruitment events, commencement, and other campus-wide activities; mentoring undergraduate student research; and developing and teaching online and/or hybrid courses for the English Department

Minimum Requirements
Candidates must have earned their Ph.D. in British Literature by August 2022. Candidates in all areas of British Literature may apply but preference will be given to candidates with specialized knowledge in pre-19th-century, modern and contemporary, or postcolonial British Literature and theory. Additionally, candidates should have experience teaching 100- and 200-level composition courses.

Equal Opportunity
Fort Lewis College does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, family or domestic status, political beliefs, veteran status, pregnancy, or genetic information. Accordingly, equal opportunity for employment shall be extended to all persons. The College shall promote equal opportunity, equal treatment, and affirmative action efforts to increase the diversity of students, faculty, and staff. The College is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.

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