Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Global Anglophone Modernisms

Assistant Professor of Global Anglophone Modernisms

English Department

SUNY Cortland

POSITION: The English Department at the State University of New York (SUNY) College at Cortland invites applications for the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor of Global Anglophone Modernisms to begin August 2023. Expertise in the study of poetry is preferred. Additional interest in the study of race, empire, and/or the environment is encouraged.

APPOINTMENT: September 1, 2023

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Required Qualifications: Ph. D. by time of appointment with specialization in Global Anglophone Modernisms; record of teaching excellence; evidence of scholarly potential.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Expertise in the study of poetry is preferred. Additional interest in the study of race, empire, and/or the environment is encouraged.

APPLICATION: For more detailed information and to apply online go to: https://jobs.cortland.edu/postings/6523. Review of application materials will begin October 29, 2022. Please submit an online employment application and attach a letter of application, a CV, a two-page dissertation description or research agenda, and contact information for three professional references. The letter of application should detail interests, accomplishments, and potential in research, teaching, and service.

SUNY Cortland is an engaged learning community that is committed to promoting a diversity of thought and experience. We believe that an equitable, inclusive and diverse campus and curriculum are critical to our educational mission. Tenure-track faculty contribute to the College’s values of inclusive excellence through outstanding teaching, research and/or scholarship, service to the department and college, and by providing academic advisement and mentoring to/for all students. Faculty are expected to maintain a routine presence on campus to support our Campus Values of Focusing on the Students, Integrity, and Intellectual Life and serve our Campus Priorities of Academic Excellence, Transformational Education, Well-being, and the Maximization of Resources.

THE DEPARTMENT: One of the largest departments on the SUNY Cortland campus, the English Department is composed of approximately forty faculty across four programs—Literature, Professional Writing, Adolescence Education in English, and Composition. The Department offers three undergraduate majors—English, Professional Writing, and Adolescence Education in English—serving approximately 200 majors and minors, and two graduate degrees—the M. A. in English and the M. A. T. in Adolescence Education—serving approximately twenty-five students, in addition to offering courses that support students in other undergraduate education programs. With small class sizes, our faculty get to know our students well, with additional opportunities to work with students outside the classroom through research or through Department clubs.

THE UNIVERSITY AND COMMUNITY: SUNY Cortland, a comprehensive college known for superb programs designed to support a commitment to civic responsibility, environmental responsibility, international education, professional education, and social justice is one of 64 campuses in the State University of New York system. The State University of New York is a quality public university that combines world-renowned faculty, dedicated staff, and a truly diverse body of talented students to pursue its mission in every corner of the state: “to learn, to search, to serve.”

The campus is located in the geographic center of New York State and is a half-hour drive from Syracuse and Ithaca and four hours from New York City and Philadelphia. Situated in the beautiful Finger Lakes region, Cortland offers an array of regional cultural and recreational opportunities, as well as affordable housing and excellent school systems.

The State University of New York College at Cortland is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act (AA/EEO/ADA) employer. The university actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the university.

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