Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Medieval Literature

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The Department of English at Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Medieval literature and culture, with expertise in gender and sexuality studies or the global Middle Ages. We would also welcome scholars interested in questioning traditional periodization boundaries. The position will begin August 2023. Teaching load 2-2; salary competitive..

We seek candidates with outstanding research and teaching. All faculty in our department teach at all levels of the curriculum, from courses that serve the University core, including first year writing and first-year seminars, advanced courses in our English major, and graduate seminars for our MA and PhD programs. Faculty are expected to pursue a rigorous program of scholarship and to engage in service.

Requirements: Ph.D. by December 2022.

Applications must be submitted to the university’s online HR portal at  https://slu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Careers/job/Adorjan-Hall/Tenure-Track-Assistant-Professor--Medieval-Literature_2022-05065-1.

Applicants should include the following materials:

Applicants must include: 1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae; and 3) a writing sample of not more than 20 pages. For additional information, contact Dr. Ruth Evans, Dorothy McBride Orthwein Professor of English: ruth.evans@slu.edu.

You can upload these items on the third page "My experience" of the application

Review of applications will begin September 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. First round of interviews via Zoom in early November.

Vaccine Protocol: Saint Louis University will require COVID-19 vaccinations for all students, staff and faculty who are physically present on our St. Louis campuses. As a prospective and/or new employee, you will be required to comply with the University’s vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work at Saint Louis University. If you are not vaccinated, you will be required to begin the vaccination process at the time of your first day of employment. Exemptions may be granted on the grounds of religious beliefs or medical circumstances.

Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (AA/EOE) and encourages nominations of and applications from women and minorities.

Covid 19/Booster Vaccination Requirement:

Saint Louis University requires COVID-19 vaccinations and a booster dose for all students, staff, and faculty who are physically present on our St. Louis campuses. As a prospective and/or a new employee at Saint Louis University, you will be/are required to comply with the University’s vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination is required before the start of employment in order to work at Saint Louis University. If you are not vaccinated, you are required to begin the vaccination process at the time of your first day of employment and submit proof of full vaccination within 30 days of your start date. Exemptions may be granted on the grounds of religious beliefs or medical circumstances. Failure to comply with the vaccine requirement within 30 days of an employee’s start date will result in termination of the employment.  Proof of vaccine will be submitted through an online portal made available to you during your Workday onboarding tasks.

The University will require all students, faculty and staff to obtain a booster vaccine dose prior to their start date, This applies to:

•             All adults over the age of 18 years who completed their vaccine series with Pfizer or Moderna at least 6 months ago. 

•             Those who received the J&J vaccine at least two months ago.


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