Post-1800 Anglophone Literature Tenure Track Position

Post-1800 Anglophone Literature Tenure Track Position


Rank: Professor
Tenure Information: Tenure Track

Job Description
Sarah Lawrence College invites applications for a tenure-line position in British, Colonial, and Postcolonial literature in English (excluding the U.S.), after 1800, with an emphasis on prose fiction. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate instruction and mentorship, as well as to teaching across regions (including Britain and Ireland), genres, periods, and critical methodologies. The successful candidate must be in possession of a Ph.D. by the time of appointment. In addition to a letter of application, candidates should submit a C.V., a sample of scholarly work (15-25 pages), two model syllabi, and three confidential recommendations. We encourage candidates to familiarize themselves with the basics of Sarah Lawrence's distinctive pedagogical model, which includes one-on-one tutorials as components of most seminars, and to indicate in their letters how they envision working within this format.​​ Review of application materials will begin on November 1st.

Required Qualifications
Ph.D. by the time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications

Requirements for Employment
Effective October 15, 2021, all employees of Sarah Lawrence College must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Exceptions to this requirement will only be considered for documented medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs. Any offers of employment will be contingent on successful completion of a background check and submission of proof of vaccination.

Posting Number: F00133P
Open Date:
Close Date: 11/1/2022
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

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Sarah Lawrence College is a liberal arts college with a strong commitment to intellectual and civic engagement, personalized course of study, independent research, and close collaboration between students, faculty, and staff. Sarah Lawrence is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has as one of its goals the recruitment and retention of a racially and culturally diverse administration, staff and faculty. To that end, every job opening is seen as an opportunity to increase diversity and every effort will be made to expand the applicant pool in accordance with these goals.

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