Assistant Professor of English-Literary Studies

Assistant Professor of English-Literary Studies

Hendrix College invites applications for a two-year term position for an Assistant Professor of English-Literary Studies to begin in August 2022, with a specialization in the Early Modern period. The College seeks to extend its tradition of excellence in teaching and scholarship by attracting faculty who combine mastery of their disciplines with broad intellectual interests and commitment to the aims of a liberal arts college. Doctorate by August 1st is preferred; ABD will be considered. This position involves a 3-3 teaching load. The first year of this position splits the teaching between composition and introductory literature courses, with one advanced literature course in Shakespeare; the second year of this position involves a greater range of composition and introductory/advanced literature courses in area of specialization.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae; graduate school transcripts; three recommendation letters; and a cover letter addressing the candidate’s interest in teaching in a demanding liberal arts environment, approach to teaching writing and literature courses, teaching effectiveness, and scholarship. These materials should indicate how the candidate’s courses, pedagogy, and professional life contribute to an inclusive, welcoming, and diverse community. All letters of recommendation should be addressed to Dr. Alex Vernon, Department of English and search committee chair and emailed to (email recommendation letters only, please). Application materials should be submitted online at .  Review of completed applications begins on Monday, February 21, and will continue until the position is filled.

Hendrix is a distinguished liberal arts college located in Conway, Arkansas, thirty miles from Little Rock at the foothills of the Ozark Mountains. The College, affiliated with the United Methodist Church, has a strong commitment to excellence in teaching liberal arts.  The Hendrix College diversity and inclusion statement can be found at: 
Hendrix College strives to maintain an environment free from discrimination and harassment, where members of the Hendrix Community treat each other with respect, dignity and courtesy. The College adheres to the principle of equal educational and employment opportunity without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or national origin.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Shawn Goicoechea, Assistant Director of Human Resources & Title IX Deputy Coordinator 1600 Washington Ave, Conway, AR 72032 501-450-1415

Julie Brown, Director of Academic Success and Section 504 Coordinator, (not for applications), 501-505-2954

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