Tenure-Track position in British/Anglophone Literature


Tenure-Track position in British/Anglophone Literature
Middlebury College

MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE, MIDDLEBURY, VT 05753. The Department of English and American Literatures seeks to hire an Assistant Professor for a Tenure-Track position in British/Anglophone Literature of the long eighteenth century (1660-1830), including trans-Atlantic and transnational topics, beginning September 2020.In addition, we are particularly interested in hiring someone with strengths in one or more of the following critical approaches: queer studies; race and ethnicity studies; global literatures; transnational literatures; gender and sexuality studies; disability studies; or the intersections of science and literature.The successful candidate will have a Ph.D in English or closely related field (such as Comparative Literature) no later than August 1, 2020, and should provide evidence of commitment to excellent teaching and the potential to build a strong record of scholarly publication.The person we seek should also be willing and able to contribute regularly to the First Year Seminar and College Writing programs, as well as to one or more interdisciplinary programs (Environmental Studies; Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies; Comparative Literature, International and Global Studies, etc). The successful candidate will teach four courses per year (2 in the fall semester, 2 in the spring) and a month-long “Winter Term” course every other January.

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Middlebury College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty; we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body.EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Applications for this position will be accepted starting on October 1, 2019 and all application materials must be received by December 2, 2019. MLA interviews will not be conducted. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job application materials electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Through Interfolio, submit: a letter of application; curriculum vitae; graduate transcript; a 20-25 page sample of scholar writing; and three current letters of recommendation (at least two of which must speak to teaching ability/promise).At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces differences, with all the complexity and individuality each person brings. In your application materials we encourage you to address how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service might support our commitment to diversity and inclusion. More information at https://facultysearch.interfolio.com/13374/positions/52793.

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check. Information on our background check policy can be found here: http://go/middlebury.edu/backgroundchecks

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