Visiting Assistant Professor of English

The Department of English and Creative Writing at Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, Ohio, is seeking a full-time, academic year, non-renewable, term-faculty Assistant Professor of English to begin in August of 2023. The successful candidate will be able to teach in a wide variety of contemporary subjects that may include one or more of the following: US minority lit such as African American, Asian American, Latinx, etc. studies; feminist/queer/trans/posthuman studies; disability studies; science studies/medical humanities; video game and new media studies; post-colonial studies; eco-criticism and environmental studies. Broadly trained candidates with expertise in diverse domestic literatures are strongly encouraged to apply.

A Ph.D. or ABD in English or a related area by the time of appointment, interdisciplinary expertise, teaching experience in related areas, and willingness to mentor undergraduate students are required. The successful candidate will be called on to teach the composition course, ENG 131, and courses on 20th/21st Century literature, and other courses related to the candidate's interests and students' interests (candidates are asked to specify primary and secondary areas).

Baldwin Wallace University is a selective liberal arts university on the outskirts of Cleveland, Ohio. Its Department of English and Creative Writing serves approximately 80 majors and 40 minors. BW emphasizes teaching, advising, and service, while it also encourages and supports scholarship.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter summarizing their interest and qualifications (no more than 2 pages), curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, and contact information for three professional references in one (1) Word or one (1) PDF document and submit via the "To Apply" link on BW's Employment and Careers' web page at These documents must be uploaded as a single file at the time of application. Once an application is submitted, applicants are not able to edit or add attachments.

The cover letter must include a statement of interest in Baldwin Wallace; an explanation of the applicant's expertise in literature written in language that would excite undergraduates and faculty who are outside the field; teaching philosophy; a description of relevant teaching experience referencing the course topics mentioned above; and a brief description of research on the disciplinary themes mentioned above. Additional documentation will be requested of search finalists.

Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2023, and continue until the position is filled.



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