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Belmont University (TN) - TT Assistant Professor (British Lit.) - CAMPUS VISITS SCHEDULEDEdit

The Department of English at Belmont University is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor (British Lit.) beginning August 2013.

Job responsibilities include teaching courses in First-Year Writing (English 1010) and Third-Year Writing (English 3010) as well as British Literature. Ph.D. in English and an excellent record of designing and teaching undergraduate courses in writing are required. As all Belmont undergraduates complete an innovative general education program with significant interdisciplinary components, Belmont University is particularly seeking applicants who can demonstrate the interest and ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses in this program, specifically courses in the First-Year Seminar and Linked Cohort programs. The teaching load is twelve hours per semester. For additional information about the position and to complete the online application, candidates are directed to https://jobs.belmont.edu. An electronic version of a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and List of References with contact information must be attached in order to complete the online application.

The university seeks a person of Christian faith and commitment to the mission of the university. During the application process, applicants will be asked to respond to Belmonts mission, vision, and values statements, articulating how the candidates knowledge, experience, and beliefs have prepared him/her to contribute to a Christian community of learning and service and give a brief statement of teaching philosophy.

Belmont seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber skilled in the scholarship of teaching, discovery, application, and integration. Belmont is among the fastest growing universities in the nation. Ranked No. 7 in the Regional Universities South category and named for the fourth consecutive year as one of the top Up-and-Comer universities by U.S. News & World Report, Belmont University consists of approximately 6,400 students who come from every state and 25 countries. Committed to being a leader among teaching universities, Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service. The universitys purpose is to help students explore their passions and develop their talents to meet the worlds needs. With more than 75 areas of study, 20 masters programs and four doctoral degrees, there is no limit to the ways Belmont University can expand an individual's horizon. A comprehensive, coeducational university located in Nashville, Tennessee, Belmont is a student-centered Christian university focusing on academic excellence. Belmont University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse learning community of committed Christians from all racial and ethnic backgrounds. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The selected candidate for this position will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University.

Chronicle

Deadline: Open until filled (posted 10/26/12)

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (MLA, phone, Skype ...): 12/5 (but declined because I took another job); 12/14 MLA (x2)

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:Yes (see--see note below)

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

Has anyone heard anything post MLA?

Nope. (2/23)

Yes--campus visits are underway (I recently returned from one--2/26)

Bowie State University (MD) - TT Asst. Professor Edit

Assistant Professor of English

Institution: Bowie State University

Location: Bowie, MD

Category: Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature

Posted: 07/26/2012

Application Due: 08/10/2012

Responsibilities: Teaches 12 credits hours per semester to include undergraduate and graduate British literature and freshman writing courses; advises students, conducts research; serves on departmental, school, and/or university committees; writes proposals for public and private grants; performs other related duties as assigned. The position is tenure-track.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in British Literature or a closely related area from an accredited institution required. Minimum five (5) years of college/university teaching experience required. Evidence of strong research capability and a strong, peer-reviewed, scholarly publication record in the area of specialization; demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, research/scholarship, university and community service; excellent communication skills; commitment to the mission of the University; digital information technology skills a plus, including Blackboard; bilingualism in modern languages is also a plus.

Conditions of Employment: May be required to teach courses in the evening.

APPLICATIONS: Interested and qualified applicants should submit two copies of a resume/curriculum vitae, cover letter, letter of interest and teaching philosophy, official transcript(s), along with an application and at least three (3) letters of reference. Email or mail all documents to:Office of Human Resources, Bowie State University, 14000 Jericho Park Road, Bowie, MD 20715 JOBS@bowiestate.edu

HigherEdJobs.com - Bowie State HR

Deadline: Aug. 10, 2012

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (MLA, phone, Skype ...):

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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Campbell University (NC) - TT Asst. Professor of English, British Lit.Edit

English/Assistant Professor. The Department of English, College of Arts and Sciences, Campbell University is seeking to fill a full-time, tenure-track position for a British Literature Generalist starting August 2013. Earned doctorate preferred; ABDs close to completion will be considered. Teaching responsibilities will include Shakespeare, Early Modern surveys, first-year composition courses, and core curricular literature surveys. Other responsibilities include academic advising, scholarly activity, and university and community service. Interest and motivation in teaching at the undergraduate level and a commitment to the Universitys mission are essential. Please electronically submit letter of application relating education, experience, and teaching philosophy; and current curriculum vitae as well as copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. See following link to apply: https://cuweb.wufoo.com/forms/application-for-employment/ Additionally, please have three current letters of recommendation sent to the following address: Campbell University, English Assistant Professor Search, PO Box 595, Buies Creek, NC 27506. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. EOE.

Chronicle

Deadline: open until filled (posted Nov. 20)

Acknowledgment received:

Request for Additional Materials:

Rejection Letter:

MLA, Skype or phone interview scheduled:

Campus interview scheduled:

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES AND QUERIES:

Also posted at Renaissance 2013

Concordia University Chicago - TT Asst. / Assoc. Professor, pre-1800 British Lit. - CAMPUS VISITS SCHEDULEDEdit

Concordia University Chicago seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position in the Department of English (rank commensurate with experience and qualifications), beginning in the Fall of 2013. The department seeks candidates with a specialization in pre-1800 British literature.

Responsibilities will include teaching upper-level courses in Medieval, Renaissance (including Shakespeare) and Eighteenth Century British literature, as well as general education courses in composition and literature. Ability to teach courses in world literature or introductory linguistics is also desirable. Teaching load is 4-4, with an expectation of student advising, service to the university, and ongoing scholarship.

Required Experience: Candidates should be committed to undergraduate teaching in the environment of a Christian university.

Required Education: Preference will go to applicants with a Ph.D. and teaching experience, but candidates who are willing to complete a terminal degree may also be considered.

Additional Comments: Deadline for applications is February 18, 2013. Please send a cover letter, current c.v., three letters of reference, and post-secondary academic transcripts to: Dr. David Rogner, Chair, Department of English, Concordia University Chicago, 7400 Augusta Street, River Forest, IL 60305. Email: David.Rogner@cuchicago.edu

Electronic submissions are encouraged. In addition, the university requires all applicants to complete its online application located on its website.

Concordia University Chicago is a comprehensive university of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. Candidates must be able to support the mission of the university as a Lutheran Christian institution based in the liberal arts. Concordia University Chicago does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, sex, age, marital status or other legally protected status required by law. Because we are an entity of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, Concordia University Chicago, in compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, reserves the right to give preference in employment to persons based on religion.

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: February 18, 2013

Acknowledgment received:

Request for Additional Materials:

Rejection Letter:

Preliminary interview scheduled (phone, Skype ...):

Campus interview scheduled: yes, according to Renaissance 2013

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES AND QUERIES:

Also posted at Medieval 2013 and Renaissance 2013

Florida A&M University - TT Assistant Professor (British Lit.) - SKYPE INTERVIEW HELDEdit

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in British literature preferred. Successful candidate will teach a variety of courses at all levels and pursue an active program of publication. Excellent teaching record and evidence of publications required.

The primary assignment is to teach four (4) courses per semester within the prescribed curriculum. The candidate must be willing to participate in department, college and university committees.

Note: An official college transcript, a high school diploma, or other educational documents must be submitted, where applicable, at the time of employment.

How To Apply: Applicant should submit the following: (1) Cover letter that explains suitability for position, (2) a FAMU employment application (go to www.famu.edu ), (3) a current curriculum vitae, (4) the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three professional references, and (5) unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Applications will be received until the deadline date and should be sent to:

C/O Mrs. Carrie M. Gavin Equal Opportunity Programs Florida A&M University 647 Gamble Street Tallahassee, Florida 32307 (850) 599-3076

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: Jan. 3, 2013

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (MLA, phone, Skype ...): skype interview scheduled 2/28

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

Gwynedd-Mercy College (PA) - TT Asst. Professor of EnglishEdit

The Division of Language, Literature, and Fine Arts of Gwynedd-Mercy College, a comprehensive independent Catholic college of 3,000 students located in Montgomery County, outside of Philadelphia, seeks applications for a tenure-track English position at the level of assistant professor. The candidate should have a background in rhetoric, composition and literature as well as one or more of the following areas: world literature, British literature, Romantic and Victorian literature, and the history of English.

Applicants must have a PhD in the field and show evidence of successful college teaching and research. The position carries a 4/3 teaching load and responsibility for coordinating the writing programs. For full consideration, applicants should submit a CV, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a teaching philosophy statement. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidates chosen for campus interviews will be expected to provide official undergraduate and graduate transcripts before they can be hired. Gwynedd-Mercy College encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its faculty.

Application Information

Contact: Human Resources

Gwynedd-Mercy College

Online App. Form

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: Open until Filled (posted 11/29)

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (MLA, phone, Skype ...):

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

Also posted at Generalist 2013

Heidelberg University (OH) - TT Asst. Professor - SKYPE INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED Edit

Assistant Professor of English

Institution: Heidelberg University

Location: Tiffin, OH

Category: Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature

Posted: 09/04/2012

Application Due: 10/15/2012

The Heidelberg University Department of English invites applications for a position as Assistant Professor of English beginning Fall Semester 2013. This tenure-track position requires a specialization in British and Commonwealth literature. All full-time faculty members in the Department of English teach first-year writing, so training and experience in composition is essential. Courses taught include the two-part British literature survey, Shakespeare, Literature by Women, Literature of the Modern World, Introduction to Literary Theory, Senior Seminar in Literature, and other courses as needed. Interest in drama is desirable, as are ideas for special-topics classes in subjects not already covered by our course offerings.

Successful candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to student learning in addition to engagement in scholarly and professional development activities. The Department of English has a tradition of strong campus engagement, with faculty members contributing to university governance, serving as advisors to student organizations, and attending on-campus programming. Working in our small-school environment requires the ability to work collegially with other faculty in and outside the department, along with a good sense of how to form effective relationships with students. All full-time faculty members participate in an advising and mentoring program for first-year students.

An earned Ph.D. in English is preferred. ABD nearing completion will be considered. Salary and fringe benefits package are competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Heidelberg University is located in northwest Ohio with an enrollment of over 1400 students in undergraduate, graduate and off-campus programs. See www.heidelberg.edu for additional information. From its founding in 1850, Heidelberg University has believed in the dignity of the individual and is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. Heidelberg does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, religion, age, political affiliation, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation or disability in the administration of its admission policies, educational policies and programs, financial aid programs, employment practices and athletic and other school-administered programs and activities.

Review of applications will begin immediately. For full consideration, applications should be received by October 15. Submit a letter of application, a current curriculum vita, graduate transcripts, a statement of educational philosophy, and letters of recommendation from three references to Ms. Jeannine Curns, Director of Human Resources, Heidelberg University, 310 E. Market Street, Tiffin, Ohio 44883. Electronic submissions are encouraged. Send to hr@heidelberg.edu, Attention: English search.

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: Oct. 15, 2012

Acknowledgment received: 10/12 (email)

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (MLA, phone, Skype ...): Email request to HR on status of search received this reply: "Thank you for your interest in the position of Assistant Professor of English.  At this time the Search Committee is conducting Skype interviews.  We appreciate your interest, and please search our website at http://www.heidelberg.edu/about/employmentopportunitiefor all future employment opportunities."(11/29)

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

Word is supposed to go out around the end of Dec. or beginning of January for campus interviews. Has anybody been invited? --Nope; I've heard nothing, and we're moving into mid-January now. Any clue as to what's going on? (1/11/13) Same experience, but I've given up on them at this point. (1/15/13)

Mount Marty College (SD) - TT Asst. / Assoc. Professor of English - PHONE INTERVIEWS SCHEDULEDEdit

Mount Marty College is accepting applications for a tenure-track position as assistant or associate professor of English, beginning in the fall of 2013.  The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Minimum qualification:  PhD in English with emphasis in British literature. Teaching Duties:  Early British literature, Shakespeare, linguistics, and lower-level courses in personal essay, critical writing, and literature.  This is a 4-4 teaching load.  Desirable qualifications:  pedagogical practices using technology that will support on-campus courses, distance education and online courses. Mount Marty College, an academic community in the Catholic Benedictine liberal arts tradition, prepares students for a contemporary world of work, service to the human community, and personal growth.

The review of applications will begin January 16, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled.  Applications consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching experience, including course syllabi and student evaluations, and three letters of reference may be sent to Robert Tereshinksi, Vice-President of Academic Affairs, Mount Marty College, 1105 West 8th Street, Yankton, South Dakota 57078. rtereshinski@mtmc.edu. Electronic applications are preferred. Mount Marty College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Chronicle

Deadline: review begins Jan. 16, 2013

Acknowledgment received:

Request for Additional Materials:

Rejection Letter:

Preliminary interview scheduled (phone, Skype ...): Phone interview scheduled (25 January) (x2 as posted on Renaissance page)

Campus interview scheduled:

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES AND QUERIES:

Also posted at Renaissance 2013

Schreiner University (TX) - TT Assistant Professor of English (British / World Lit.) - SKYPE INTERVIEW SCHEDULEDEdit

Assistant Professor English (Full-time)

The Department of English at Schreiner University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of English. Candidates should have university teaching experience in composition and literature courses. Ideal candidates will be able to demonstrate an active research agenda, as well as experience advising undergraduate students.This is a 9-month, tenure-track position available August 2013. Teaching in the University's groundbreaking interdisciplinary core curriculum also is expected. Responsibilities include teaching, advising, and participation in curricular development and assessment. The successful candidate will be expected to participate fully in departmental duties, committee service, campus activities, and to engage in scholarship and/or creative activities aligned with institutional goals. Teaching load is 12 hours per semester.

For all positions:

Responsibilities include teaching, advising, and participation in curricular development and assessment. The successful candidate will be expected to participate fully in departmental duties, committee service, campus activities, and to engage in scholarship and/or creative activities aligned with institutional goals. Teaching load is 12 hours per semester.

Position is open until filled. Schreiner University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community.

Qualifications: Unless otherwise noted, positions require a minimum of a master's degree with 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline, although preference is for an earned doctorate or ABD with completion no later than August 2013 for tenure track. Teaching experience at the collegiate level is preferred.

Full-time: 9 month contract, exempt faculty position

Candidate Materials: All candidate information must be submitted in PDF format via email to hr@schreiner.edu. Ideally, materials should be submitted in a single PDF file (no larger than 5MB). The file should include:

Employment Application
Letter of interest
Curriculum Vitae
Unofficial transcripts
Teaching philosophy
Three letters of reference
Other support materials such as teaching evaluations

For questions, please contact Jeane Minick, Human Resource Services, by email hr@schreiner.edu or by phone at 830.792.7435.

Chronicle

Deadline: open until filled

Acknowledgment received: 5/06

Request for Additional Materials:

Rejection Letter:

Preliminary interview scheduled (phone, Skype ...): Skype 5/31

Campus interview scheduled:

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES AND QUERIES:

As of 4/23 the ad has been updated -- they are looking specifically for a BRITISH/WORLD LIT candidate. [see ad at Chronicle]

Also posted at Generalist 2013

Texas Woman's University - Asst. Professor, Pre-1800-British Lit. & Linguistics - CANCELLEDEdit

Assistant Professor of English specializing in linguistics and in an area of British Literature prior to 1800 to support BA and MA programs in English and the PhD program in rhetoric. PhD in English or closely related area required. The successful applicant will demonstrate successful teaching, clear evidence of scholarly publication, and a commitment to service, including directing graduate student research. Background or interest in rhetoric also desirable, as is an interest in online instruction. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copy of graduate transcripts, three letters of reference, sample course evaluations, sample syllabus, and a writing sample (not more than 25 pages) via email to Facultyjobs@twu.edu. All materials must _include the position code_ 13AS‑ESFL01 and the candidate’s name in the subject line.

MLA JIL 09/14/12

NOTES:

Anyone know what the deadline for this job is?

Also posted at Medieval 2013

NOTE from Medieval 2013: "Received a message by e-mail stating that the search for this position (with the linguistic component) had been canceled, but that I was being invited to transfer my old application materials to a new, narrower search for a medievalist. The "application" process just involved e-mailing the SC chair and indicating to him that I would like my materials transferred. Due date for this e-mail is December 31st, 2012. Review of applications for the new position begins January 14th, 2013. (12/19) x2"

Visiting Positions/ Limited Term Appointments Edit

Gustavus Adolphus College - 2 yr. VAP - pre-19th C. British Lit.Edit

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a two-year position of Visiting Assistant Professor of Pre-19th Century British Literature in the Department of English to begin September 1, 2013.

We seek candidates who have an earned doctorate, but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status. We are interested in applicants who will complement our commitment to students and faculty from diverse groups, and who will diversify the expertise and experiences represented in the department.

The teaching load will be six semester courses and an experiential January Interim Experience course on a topic in the candidate's area of interest. Primary responsibilities will include early British survey, Shakespeare, and Language and Society, as well as other major and general education courses.

Please send letter of application, CV, three letters of professional reference, transcripts (photocopies acceptable), and syllabi and sample assignments for one early British survey and one upper level English course to:

Dr. Rebecca Fremo, Chair
Department of English
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 W College Ave
Saint Peter, MN 56082-1498

Application information is also available at: http://www.gustavus.edu/jobs. For more details, contact Dr. Rebecca Fremo at rtfremo@gustavus.edu. All applications will be acknowledged. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until position is filled.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2500 students.

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: open until filled (posted 5/1/2013)

Acknowledgment received:

Request for Additional Materials:

Rejection Letter:

Preliminary interview scheduled (phone, Skype ...):

Campus interview scheduled:

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES AND QUERIES:

Also posted at Renaissance 2013

Monmouth College (IL) - 2 yr. VAP - post-1700 British Lit.Edit

Monmouth College, a residential liberal arts college in west central Illinois and founding member of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM), announces a two-year position in post-1700 British literature, beginning August 2013.

Successful candidates will have demonstrated excellence in teaching British literature courses at all undergraduate levels. Specialization is open, but candidates should be prepared to teach both introductory and advanced courses, including the second British literature survey, within an annual 3-3 load. In addition to specialization in British literature (preferably nineteenth-century), candidates should demonstrate ability to teach our required first-year composition course as well as to contribute to our integrated general education program.

Required: Ph.D. is required for appointment as a visiting assistant professor. A commitment to the liberal arts and an appreciation for the small college learning environment is essential.

Please forward letter of application, vita, evidence of teaching excellence, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to: Dr. Mark Willhardt, Chair, Department of English, Monmouth College by e-mail to: facultysearch@monmouthcollege.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Monmouth College is a nationally-ranked private liberal arts college with an enrollment of approximately 1,300 students. Monmouth offers the Bachelor of Arts degree in 34 majors. Founded in 1853, it is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). It is located in Monmouth, Illinois, a small, friendly community located approximately one hour from both Peoria and the Quad Cities.

https://secure.interfolio.com/apply/21479

MLA JIL 4/12/13

Deadline: open until filled

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (phone, Skype ...):

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

Also posted at Romanticism/Victorian/19th 2013

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi - VAP, British Lit. / Shakespeare Edit

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of English with a concentration in British Literature for Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 semesters.

Teach 4 courses per semester--freshman composition, sophomore literature, and upper division literature, including Shakespeare. PhD required.

Job Duties: Apply online at https://islanderjobs.tamucc.edu by March 15, 2013. Application materials must include: (a) statement of teaching philosophy; (b) curriculum vitae; (c) graduate transcripts; and (d) three letters of recommendation.

Letters of recommendation should be sent to Michelle Harmon, Administrative Assistant, TAMU-CC, 6300 Ocean Drive, Unit 5813 Corpus Christi, TX 78412.

For more information about application submissions, contact Michelle Harmon at michelle.harmon@tamucc.edu. More information about the Department can be found at: http://cla.tamucc.edu/english.

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: March 15, 2013

Acknowledgment received:

Rejection Letter:

Preliminary interview scheduled (phone, Skype ...): 

Campus interview scheduled:

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES AND QUERIES:

Also posted at Renaissance 2013

University of New Hampshire - pre-1800 British literature, Lecturer - SKYPE INTERVIEWS SCHEDULEDEdit

The University of New Hampshire Department of English invites applications for a one-year, benefits-eligible lectureship for the 2013-2014 academic year. We are seeking applicants who have expertise in pre-1800 British literature. The 3-3 teaching load includes composition, introduction to literary analysis, surveys of early British literature, Shakespeare, and upper-division courses in medieval, early modern, and/or 18th century literature.

Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in literature, in hand by 15 August 2013. Applicants should send a letter, CV, dossier, dissertation abstract, writing sample, and stamped self-addressed envelope by 25 March 2013: Lecturer Search Committee, English Department, University of New Hampshire. Hamilton Smith Hall, 95 Main Street, Durham, NH 03824-3574.

The University seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students. The university prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged.

https://secure.interfolio.com/apply/21315

MLA JIL 3/1/13

Deadline: March 25

Acknowledgment received:

Request for Additional Materials:

Rejection Letter:

Preliminary interview scheduled (phone, Skype ...): 4/9; 4/10 (from Renaissance Page)

Campus interview scheduled:

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES AND QUERIES:

Also posted at Medieval 2013 and Renaissance 2013

University of Toronto, Mississauga - Lecturer in British Literature - CAMPUS VISITS HELDEdit

The Department of English and Drama at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a full‑time teaching‑stream position at the rank of Lecturer in English Literature, starting on July 1, 2013. We are looking for an enthusiastic colleague interested in building a long‑term teaching career, with a background in British literature (early modern to twentieth‑century) and with scholarly and teaching interests including, but not limited to, Literary History and/or Theory, Narratology, and/or Poetics.

 Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in English and be prepared to teach major lecture‑based survey courses in British literary history and large introductory classes for first‑year students as well as smaller, seminar‑style courses for upper‑year students. A strong doctoral record is required, as is a proven record of pedagogical excellence. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active interest in new developments in the field, teach a course at the undergraduate level, help shape future developments of our curriculum, and contribute to the administrative and intellectual life of the department. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.



Appointments at the rank of Lecturer may be renewed annually to a maximum of five years. In the fifth year of service, Lecturers shall be reviewed and a recommendation made with respect to promotion to the rank of Senior Lecturer. Success in promotion depends on achieving excellence in teaching and promise of continued professional development.

 UTM is part of the tri‑campus University of Toronto, a research‑intensive institution with a strong interdisciplinary commitment, a multicultural student body, a wide range of collaborative programs and institutes, and one of the largest library systems in North America. The University offers the opportunity to conduct research, teach, and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world.



All qualified candidates are invited to apply by following the link available at 
https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=157441 Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (highlighting all significant pedagogical accomplishments and including a statement of teaching philosophy), and ONE writing sample of scholarly work of not more than 25 pages. If you have questions about this position, please contact holger.syme@utoronto.ca. All application materials should be submitted online. The U of T application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.me/how‑to‑apply. 

Applicants should also arrange for graduate transcripts and at least three letters of reference (or a dossier) to be sent via email (on letterhead, signed, and scanned) directly to the department, at [1] edassist.utm@utoronto.ca].

The deadline for applications is December 1, 2012.



MLA JIL 09/14/12

Deadline: Dec. 1

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (MLA, phone, Skype ...):

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled: [see below]

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

* Any news from this Department?

  • I applied - but no news at all yet. - Jan 23
  • Any news here now? I applied too, no news. Little hope now, I think. - March 4th
  • The school has already announced its hires for the (multiple) other searches it was conducting this season. I suspect it has already made a decision on this job but has simply not released that information yet.
  • Actually, my friend/colleague just had a campus visit for this job this past week. They went straight to visits (4). I think they're done with those, but I don't know whether an offer has been made. I'd be curious to know where the other hires have been announced, though. I had a Skype interview for one, but did not get a campus visit. [posted April 8]

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