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Page for Academic Positions in British Literature (Open Field) that begin in 2016.

Last year's page: British Open 2015

NEW PAGE for 2017 jobs: British Open 2017

OFFER MADE? OFFER ACCEPTED? Post information at English Lit Salaries for AY 2016-2017. Salary information from last year's job season available at English Lit Salaries for AY 2015-2016.

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See Also: English Literature 2015-2016


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Full-Time / Tenure-Track Positions - PRE-MLA DEADLINESEdit

Austin Peay State University (TN) - TT Asst. Professor - British Drama - PHONE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

Applications are invited for the position of Assistant Professor of English with a specialization in British drama. This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position to begin August 2016.

Preference given to candidates with demonstrated ability to teach a wide range of drama courses. Ability to teach LGBTQ literature, film studies, or children's literature also desirable. We seek candidates with a strong commitment to teaching excellence and with scholarly potential.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with education and experience.

Required qualifications: - Ph.D. in English by time of appointment from an accredited institution in the instructional discipline or related area. - Documented evidence of high quality professional productivity which may lead to national recognition in the academic discipline, and/or consonant with the goals of the University and of the academic unit to which the faculty member belongs. - Documented evidence of ability in academic assignment and/or scholarly and creative achievement, and/or professional contributions and activities. - Evidence of good character, mature attitude, and professional integrity. - A background check will be required of the successful applicant.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicant review will continue until the position is filled.

Please refer all questions to facultyapplications@apsu.edu

Applications taken online only at http://www.apsu.edu/human-resources/faculty

HigherEdJobs.com (posted Nov. 13 2015)

Deadline: open until filled (posted 11/13/15)

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Capital University (OH) - TT Asst. Professor - Fiction Writing (+ British Lit.) - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

Capital University's Department of English seeks an assistant professor of fiction writing, tenure-track, to help maintain and develop a creative writing major. Candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to liberal education and undergraduate scholarship, and to teaching fiction workshops, general education courses in Creative Writing, and first-year Composition. Experience in teaching British literature: Romanticism to the present would also be a significant plus. A commitment to advising and mentoring students is essential. This position requires a load of twelve credit hours per semester, with about half of that in first-year composition or basic writing.

A doctorate in creative writing or a related field is strongly preferred. A M.F.A. degree is acceptable, but the candidate must have substantial teaching experience and a record of publication.

Capital University offers a rich benefits package that includes medical, dental, retirement, family education benefits, long-term disability, life insurance and free parking.

Application Process: Interested candidates should submit a 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae 3) three letters of recommendation, and 4) a statement of teaching philosophy (no more than 500 words).

The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The position will begin in August 2016.

All inquiries about the above position and application materials should be directed to: Dr. Kevin Griffith. Chair, Search Committee: EnglishSearch@capital.edu

For more information on Capital University, visit our website at http://www.capital.edu/employment.

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: open until filled (posted 09/28/15)

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  • From CreativeWriting 2016: "Skype interview requested (12/7) for week of Jan. 11, writing sample requested. (X2)"

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Duke University (NC) - TT Adv. Asst/Early Assoc. Professor of English - Long History and Theory of the Novel and Other Modern Narrative Forms Edit

The Duke University English Department is searching for an advanced Assistant/ early Associate Professor who focuses on the Long History and Theory of the Novel and Other Modern Narrative Forms. Candidates’ work should be comparative and should focus in part on Anglophone texts. Candidates must have received their Ph.D. at least two years prior to applying for the position and should have a strong record of publication and teaching.

This is a tenure line position that begins August 1, 2016. Candidates should submit electronically a C.V., letter of application, at least three letters of reference, and a writing sample of no fewer than 25 pages and no more than 30 pages. These materials should be submitted through Academic Jobs Online. The application address is http://english.duke.edu/apply.

The committee also invites and encourages letters of nomination for potential candidates. Nominations may be sent to: english@duke.edu. Use "Novel Search" as the subject line.

All materials received by November 2, 2015 will receive full consideration. Duke University, located in Durham, North Carolina, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

https://apply.interfolio.com/31789

MLA JIL 09/18/15

Deadline: Nov. 2

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Eastern New Mexico University (NM) - TT Asst. Professor of English (Early British Literature) - OFFER ACCEPTEDEdit

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is seeking qualified candidates to teach as a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor English/with a preferred emphasis in British Literature. Salary will be based on degree and experience, paid on credit hour basis.

Requirements:

Duties and Responsibilities: 4/4 teaching load with assignments in the following areas:

  • British Literature courses (including British survey I and Shakespeare)
  • General education literature
  • Composition
  • Graduate courses
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Job Requirements: A terminal degree (Ph.D.) in English is required. ABD will be considered. Ideal candidates will have a strong academic background and teaching experience in early British literature up to the 18th century. Experience with one or more of the following areas is a plus, including but not limited to: Shakespeare, film, literary theory, and cultural studies.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community

Date Available: Open Until Filled

LINK to Apply: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/enmu/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1303668

INDEED.COM

Deadline: open until filled (posted Dec. 2)

Acknowledgment received:

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Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): 1/12 (emailed requesting Skype interview)

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Fresno Pacific University (CA) - TT Asst. Professor of English (British and/or World Lit.)Edit

The Fresno Pacific University English Department invites applications for an assistant professor of British and/or World Literature. The professor will teach such courses as Shakespeare, Romantic and Victorian Literature, English Literature: 20th Century, and the History of the Novel. However, candidates should have the ability to teach a broad range of courses, including general education composition and literature and upper-division creative writing. FPU is a Hispanic Serving Institution and the area’s only comprehensive Christian university granting master’s degrees. FPU is affiliated with the Mennonite Brethren Church, and all employees express a personal Christian commitment and support the Christian mission of the university. Terminal degree required; ABD candidates considered. A complete job description and faculty application are available at http://www.fresno.edu/visitors/careers/faculty-english-0. Applications will be reviewed beginning September 15, 2015.

https://apply.interfolio.com/31455

MLA JIL 09/10/15

Deadline: review begins Sept. 15

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Greenville College (IL) - TT Assistant or Associate Professor of English (Generalist, spec. British Lit.) - SEARCH FROZENEdit

Greenville College is seeking an innovative Ph.D. in English literature to serve as a full-time tenure-track assistant (or associate) professor in English to start in August 2016. This individual will teach a wide range of undergraduate general education courses in writing and literature and some upper-division courses for majors in the English department. This individual will also serve as a key faculty member in the Center for Visual Culture and Media Studies.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Full-time faculty load is at least 12 credit hours per semester, usually consisting of two to three general education courses and one or two upper-division courses. This full-time faculty appointment will include teaching courses cross-listed in the Center for Visual Culture and Media Studies, and the faculty member will participate in the interdisciplinary work of the Center. Other responsibilities will include assisting in recruitment of students, student advisement, and regular participation in institutional committee work.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Seeking applicants with a Ph.D. in English who have specialization in literary studies and significant college teaching experience. Secondary certification in English desirable. Although this is a generalist position, specialization in British literature will be preferred as well as experience in teaching cultural and media studies. Applicants who are able to work well in collaborative, cross-disciplinary environments will also be preferred. The successful applicant should be enthusiastic about teaching basic general education courses in writing, literary analysis, and media studies. Candidates must be dedicated to undergraduate teaching and committed to serving as a role model for students within a Christian academic community. A vibrant personal Christian faith commitment is required, with a strong commitment to a broadly Wesleyan tradition.

COMPENSATION: Salary is based on academic preparation and years of relevant experience. The College also provides a generous benefits package that includes health, disability, and retirement plans, as well as a tuition waiver for dependents at Greenville College and a tuition exchange program with 75+ other Christian colleges.

GREENVILLE COLLEGE: The College is located 50 miles east of St. Louis in an attractive residential community of approximately 7,000 people. Greenville was founded in 1892 and is affiliated with the Free Methodist Church, yet draws students from 40+ denominations. For additional information, please visit our website: http://www.greenville.edu/about/

APPLICATION PROCESS: Electronic applications are encouraged. Along with a cover letter, your application materials should include:

a complete CV with evidence of preparation for this position: degrees earned, teaching experience, and professional interests a statement of philosophy of Christian higher education a statement of personal faith journey and commitment names and contact information for at least three professional references

Submit applications via e-mail to:

edwin.estevez@greenville.edu If electronic submission of your application is impossible, paper copies of application may be sent to:

Dr. Edwin F. Estevez Provost and Chief Operating Office Greenville College 315 East College Avenue Greenville, IL 62246-0159

Office Phone: (618) 664-7020

Review of completed applications will begin immediately. We intend to complete initial candidate interviews at the MLA convention in January. The position will remain open until the position is filled.

Greenville College seeks to model the diversity of Christ's kingdom. Toward that end we do not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, disability, national or ethnic origin.

Chronicle

Deadline:

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: Syllabi and Writing Sample (12/4)

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): MLA (12/15)

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  • Search frozen according to Generalist 2016.
  • Also posted at Generalist 2016

Hollins University (VA) - TT Asst. Professor - pre-1800 - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The English Department at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English beginning July 2016.

The ideal candidate will be a generalist with strength in British literature before 1800.  Applicants are sought who have the ability to teach speculative fiction, Medieval literature, and/or 17th and 18th century British literature.  The successful candidate will be a strong teacher and scholar who can offer courses at all levels, including writing-intensive courses, in a variety of literary periods.  Candidates should include other areas of interest in their applications.  Teaching load is six courses per year.  Other duties include advising students, conducting independent studies, supervising students doing honors thesis work, participating in department and university service, and ongoing scholarly activity in the form of publications and presentations.

Ph.D. required at time of employment.  Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a teaching philosophy statement, graduate school transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable), and a writing sample to englishsearchbritish@hollins.edu.  Applications are sought from those who have demonstrated success working with diverse populations.  To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by November 1, 2015.  All applications will be acknowledged, and interviews will be held at the MLA convention in Austin, TX on January 7-10, 2016.  Final candidates will be subject to a criminal history background check. 

Hollins is an independent, liberal arts university offering undergraduate education for women, selected graduate programs for men and women, and community outreach initiatives.  Founded in 1842 as Virginia's oldest chartered women's college, Hollins is best known for its creative writing program, one of the oldest study-abroad programs in the country, and extensive internship opportunities.  The campus is surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains, and has the amenities of a mid-sized city in the immediate vicinity.

Chronicle

Deadline: Nov. 1

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  • From Medieval 2016: "Requested a Skype interview to determine MLA interviewees - 12/1"

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Linfield College (OR) - TT Asst. Professor - British Literature (pref. Medieval or 18th c.) - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The English Department at Linfield College invites applications for an approved tenure-track position in British literature at the rank of assistant professor, beginning Fall 2016. Expertise in the medieval or long eighteenth-century (1660-1830) periods is preferred. Expertise in gender and sexuality, race, class, ecocriticism, transnationalism, cultural studies, digital humanities, or other critical/theoretical approaches is welcome. A yearly five-course teaching load includes alternating semesters of an introductory British literature survey, a first year Inquiry Seminar, and an upper-division course in one's specialty. Candidates should demonstrate excellent teaching and the ability to integrate an active scholarly program with their classroom practice. A Ph.D. in English or a related field is required by July 1, 2016.

Applicants should submit a C.V. and cover letter to Dr. Barbara Kitt Seidman, English Department Chairperson, at http://linfieldfaculty.applicantpool.com/jobs. Letters should explain qualifications: undergraduate teaching philosophy and experience, research interests and projects related to the preferred areas of expertise, and ways that one's teaching, scholarship and service will support Linfield's commitment to diversity and inclusion. Applicants will receive email acknowledgment upon electronic receipt of these materials.

Review of initial applications will begin on October 1, with final application deadline October 16. Selected applicants will be asked to submit a complete dossier, including letters of recommendation, by November 10. Skype interviews will be conducted in mid-December, with campus visits to follow in mid-February.

https://linfieldfaculty.applicantpool.com/jobs/48981.html

Deadline: Oct. 16

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: 11/6 via email

Rejection (no interview): 11/5 via emailx3

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Missouri Baptist University (MO) - Assistant/Associate Professor of English (Generalist - Early British Lit.) - POSITION FILLEDEdit

The Humanities Division is seeking a qualified individual to join the English faculty. This position requires a Ph.D. or a D.A. from a regionally accredited institution. We are searching for a generalist who is equipped to teach various English courses and who preferably has expertise in early British literature. The successful candidate will be expected to teach first-year composition classes as part of his or her teaching assignments. In addition to teaching, the responsibilities for this position will include student advising, division and committee assignments, and other duties as assigned by the Division Chair. The successful candidate will be a self-motivated team player with excellent interpersonal skills. The English program offers courses at both undergraduate and master’s levels, and a significant number of students pursue a degree in English and Secondary Education. Please send a letter of application, a vita, and a statement of faith (approximately 200 words) via e-mail to Janet Mayfield at MayfiJ@mobap.edu. Applications may be mailed to: Janet Mayfield, Administrative Assistant to the Provost/ Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Missouri Baptist University, One College Park Drive, St. Louis, MO 63141-8698

HERC

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  • Second-hand: notice of acceptance of position circulated in mid-May.

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Northeastern Illinois University (IL) - TT Asst. Professor - Trans-Atlantic Lit. in Global Cont - SEARCH SUSPENDEDEdit

English, 5500 N Saint Louis Av, Chicago, IL 60625

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/32762

The English Department seeks to hire a cultural studies scholar with the desire and proven ability to develop interdisciplinary courses that cross-fertilize with a range of other disciplines such as economics, global studies, environmental sciences, health sciences, and others in ways that prepare students for the professional world. The successful candidate will have experience teaching traditional courses and periods in U.S. and British literature at the undergraduate and graduate level, including survey courses,an introductory disciplinary writing course, as well as a range of creative and critical courses developed from an interdisciplinary cultural studies perspective, which might include specialized writing courses at all levels. PhD required.

Send a cover letter, c.v., and three letters of recommendation to Tim Libretti, Chair of the English Department at t-libretti@neiu.edu. Applications must received by November 25 to receive full consideration.

NEIU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and invites applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities, as well as other qualified individuals.

MLA JIL 10/23/15

Deadline: Nov. 25

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Northwestern State University (LA) - Assistant/Associate Professor of English - spec. British Literature (18th-21st c.)Edit

The Department of English, Foreign Languages, and Cultural Studies at Northwestern State University is seeking applicants to fill the position of Assistant/Associate Professor of English with specialty in British Literature (18th -21st centuries) . Review of applications will begin on November 1st, 2015. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. The start date for the position is August 15th, 2016.

To Apply: Email a letter of application, CV, names and contact information for three professional references, and copies of graduate transcripts to: Dr. Jim Mischler, Department Head, English, Foreign Languages, and Cultural Studies. Email address: mischlerj@nsula.edu .

Inquiries regarding employment applications should contact the individual department. Department: English. Telephone #: 318-357-6272

INDEED.COM

Deadline: Nov. 1

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Penn State Harrisburg (PA) - TT Assistant Professor of English - British Lit. (pref. Victorian and/or Modern British Lit.)Edit

Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English or Comparative Literature. The preferred applicant will be skilled in teaching the full range of British literature. Specialization in Victorian and/or modern British literature and secondary expertise in comparative literature, race and/or gender in literature, or digital humanities preferred. Position includes teaching upper-level courses in British literature for the English major as well as survey classes in British and comparative literature. Regular teaching of first-year and/or sophomore level composition courses is required. Depending on background and preparation, there is the possibility of teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the Humanities program. Requires completed Ph.D. in English or related field and active research agenda. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and statement of teaching and research interests.

Campus/Location: Penn State Harrisburg

Date Announced: 11/05/2015

Job Number: 60546

Link to Apply: https://psu.jobs/job/60546

Deadline: open until filled

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Southeastern University (FL) - Asst. Professor of English (incl. post-16th c. British Lit.)Edit

The Department of English and Foreign Languages invites applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of English. Candidates possessing a Ph.D. in English are preferred, with additional background in women's literature, African American literature, British literature from any period after the 16th century, literary theory, or cultural studies.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

(other duties may be assigned)

teaching 12 hours per semester, both composition and literature committee work and/or sponsorships student advising scholarly contributions support of the overall work of the Department of English and Foreign Languages.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: PhD. in English background in women's literature, African American literature, British literature from any period after the 16th century, literary theory, or cultural studies

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: MA. in English Applicants should send a completed employment application along with cover letter with vita/resume to:

Human Resources, Southeastern University, 1000 Longfellow Blvd., Lakeland, FL 33801. (863) 667-5249 Fax: (863) 667-5200 hr@seu.edu

Southeastern University is a Christian liberal arts university affiliated with the Assemblies of God. Candidates must be compatible with the institution's Christian mission and purpose. Women, minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

HigherEdJobs.com (posted 10.23.15)

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Tel Aviv University (ISR) - TT Assistant Professor of English (British Literature and Theory)Edit

The Department of English and American Studies at Tel Aviv University, Israel, invites applications for an entry level tenure-track position in British Literature and theory, effective from October 2016. The position requires teaching in English, including the introductory course on British Culture and the introductory theory courses, as well as ability to teach courses in various topics in British literature in its theoretical and philosophical contexts. Hebrew proficiency required. Candidates must hold a PhD or receive a Ph.D. before filling the position.

Salary and conditions will conform to Israeli University regulations. Appointment procedures will be carried out according to the rules and regulations of Tel-Aviv University and are subject to the approval of the University authorities.

Candidates should send their applications, including a CV and writing sample: Professor Shirley Sharon-Zisser, Chair, Department of English and American Studies, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel, by June 30, 2015 by post.

Three letters of recommendation from senior scholars are to be sent directly to this address.

The position is open to all candidates. The appointment will be based on candidate qualifications and the Department needs. The Department, Faculty or Tel-Aviv University are not obligated to appoint any of the candidates who apply for the position.

https://apply.interfolio.com/29717

MLA JIL 05/15/15

Deadline: June 30, 2015

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University of California Santa Barbara (CA) - TT Assistant Professor of Cognitive Literary Studies (British or American) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

We invite applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in cognitive literary studies and/or neuroaesthetics who specializes in any period of British or American literature. The ideal candidate would be able to teach a range of courses that focus on intersections between literary-cultural studies and mind studies and would contribute to the departmental specialization in Literature and the Mind.

We seek a colleague who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service. Please visit the UCSB English website for further information about the department's centers and programs ( https://www.english.ucsb.edu/ ).

Position is effective from July 1, 2016. Ph.D. expected at the time of appointment. To ensure full consideration, complete the online application process by October 30, 2015. Please submit your letter of application, CV, writing sample (25pp or less), and at least 3 letters of recommendation.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Apply at: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00541

Deadline: Oct. 30

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.):

  • From American Open 2016: 12/19 [response to email query--MLA interviews have already been scheduled]

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled: See Facebook for details: https://www.facebook.com/groups/litandmind/

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University of Florida (FL) - TT Asst. Professor - British Lit. before 1800 - MLA INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Department of English at the University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, invites applications for a full-time nine-month tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2016. Specialization: British Literature before 1800, with a preference for the long eighteenth century. We especially welcome candidates with additional expertise in one or more of the following: theory and history of the novel, digital humanities, the Black Atlantic, early globalization, critical theory, interdisciplinary collaboration. The normal teaching assignment is two courses per semester. Applicants must have a PhD in hand by December 31, 2015, a strong record of publications in the field, and evidence of successful teaching. The Department of English has a strong commitment to diversity, and we are especially interested in increasing the diversity of our faculty.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a full benefits package.

Advertised Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Minimum Requirements: Applicants must have a PhD in hand by December 31, 2015, a strong record of publications in the field, and evidence of successful teaching.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applications must be submitted on-line at http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/listing/ and must include: (1) a letter summarizing the applicant's qualifications, ongoing research directions, and interests in the Department, (2) a complete curriculum vitae, (3) an article-length writing sample. Selected applicants will be contacted for letters of recommendation and for interviews at MLA. To ensure full consideration, application materials should be received by November 23 [December 4], but the position will remain open until filled. Send email inquiries or nominations to Pamela K. Gilbert (pgilbert@ufl.edu).

The normal teaching assignment is two courses per semester. Applicants must have a PhD in hand by December 31, 2015, a strong record of publications in the field, and evidence of successful teaching. The Department of English has a strong commitment to diversity, and we are especially interested in increasing the diversity of our faculty.

The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States must be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/ .

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477

INDEED.COM

Deadline: Dec. 4th

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  • Also posted at Renaissance 2016 and Restoration/18th-Century 2016
  • Deadline has changed to December 4th? That's what it says on the actual UF Careers linked from this posting. I'm assuming it was updated from the original posting on Indeed. Another discrepancy: PhD in hand by December 31, 2015 on the Indeed posting vs. PhD in hand by June 30th 2016 on the actual UF site.
  • This message was left on my wall re: this position: "U Florida pre-1800 job: UF has made no offers. We have indeed been requesting materials on a rolling basis, reading as applications came in, in order to meet our tight schedule. Interviews will be scheduled soon with the first tier of selections--hopefully candidates will be contacted by Tuesday 12/10. But if we requested materials, your application is still under consideration until the position is filled, It was a great group--please be patient and we will be in touch as we are able. Thank you to all the applicants for your interest in us, and for the opportunity to read all your good work." [Not clear whether they mean today (Thurs. 12/10) or next Tues. (12/15) ... will let you know if this gets clarified] --Una74 (talk) 02:07, December 11, 2015 (UTC)

University of the Incarnate Word (TX) - TT Assistant Professor in British Literature (pre-18th c.)Edit

(tenure-track, 4-4 load) beginning August 2016.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities: The successful candidate will have the ability to teach upper level British Literature courses and Core courses in World Literature and Composition. We prefer candidates with scholarship in and experience teaching Pre-Eighteenth-Century British Literature. Applicants with experience teaching Eco-Criticism, Multi-Ethnic Literature, and History of the English Language are strongly urged to apply. Application Deadline: November 15, 2015. We anticipate conducting preliminary interviews at MLA in January 2016.

Required Education: Candidates must have a Ph.D. in English or Comparative Literature with specialization in British Literature by July 2016.

Required Work Experience: The successful candidate will have at least one year of demonstrated successful teaching experience in the discipline.

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University of Mary (ND) - English Faculty Position - British Generalist - POSITION FILLEDEdit

The University of Mary invites applications for a faculty position in English to begin Fall 2016. Salary is commensurate with qualifications, experience, and rank. A Ph.D. is required by time of employment. Candidates with demonstrated ability as a British generalist, with a focus on literature from its beginnings through the Victorian period, are encouraged to apply, especially those with expertise in canonical authors such as Chaucer, Shakespeare, Milton, or the Romantics. An aptitude for noting points of convergence between literary theory and traditions and the broader Catholic intellectual tradition would be a distinct asset.

Applicants should also excel in teaching at the undergraduate level and be able to teach broadly among the various areas of English while having an active research agenda. All faculty are expected to demonstrate a willingness to support and advance the Christian, Catholic, and Benedictine mission and identity of the University of Mary (see http://www.umary.edu/about/mission/missionidentity.php).

The University of Mary overlooks the beautiful Missouri river and is located in Bismarck, North Dakota, a community of approximately 80,000 people, with wonderful family and parish life, friendly neighborhoods, enjoyable recreational and cultural facilities, a low crime rate, clean air, and excellent schools. The University of Mary, with an enrollment of over 3000 students, is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. AA/EOE.

Qualified applicants should submit (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) teaching portfolio, (4) writing sample, (5) official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, and (6) three letters of recommendation to: employment@umary.edu

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University of Wisconsin- Green Bay (WI) - TT Assistant Professor - English (British Literature, pref. Renaissance / Early Modern) - PHONE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The department of Humanistic Studies at the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay seeks applicants for a tenure-track position. This position will teach a broad array of undergraduate English and Humanities courses at all levels including advanced courses in English literature.

Preferred area of specialization is Renaissance/Early Modern British literature. However applicants with other areas of interest including world literature, general British literature, creative nonfiction, and editing and publishing are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants with experience in digital humanities and new media projects as well as digital pedagogy are also strongly encouraged to apply.

This position includes the following responsibilities: Teach courses in the following topic areas:

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Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: Earned doctorate in English, or closely related field from an accredited institution. ABD candidates will be considered, however an earned doctorate in English, or closely related field from an accredited institution is a necessary condition for contract renewal.

Starting Date: August 22, 2016

Conditions of Appointment: Position is an academic year tenure-track appointment. Applicants must be considered for tenure and promotion in six years although tenure decisions may be at any time. Promotion from Assistant to Associate Professor is simultaneous with tenure. Excellence in teaching, sustained scholarly activity and institutional service required for retention and promotion. Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s). A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the university does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.

Salary: Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan. ( Total Compensation Estimator ).

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Chair, British Literature Recruitment and Hiring Committee

Phone: (920)465-2995

Email: EnglishSearch@uwgb.edu

Application Deadline: To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Thursday, October 15, 2015.

Link to Apply: http://www.uwgb.edu/hr/Jobs/position196.html

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FULL-TIME / TENURE-TRACK POSITIONS: POST-MLA DEADLINESEdit

Delta State University (MS) - Asst. Professor of English - British and Anglophone LiteratureEdit

Delta State University's Division of Languages and Literature invites applications for an Assistant Professor of English to start in August of 2016. It is a 4-4 teaching load, and candidates should have an earned Ph.D. in English literature by August 1, 2016. Candidates should also have the ability to teach a broad range of courses, including general education multi-genre and composition classes, as well as upper-division and graduate courses in British and Anglophone literature. Linguistics coursework or experience in teaching the history of the English language is also a plus. Responsibilities include advising, assessment, recruiting, working with student and faculty organizations, and serving on departmental and university committees.

Qualifications: Candidates should have an earned Ph.D. in English literature by August 1, 2016. Candidates should also have the ability to teach a broad range of courses, including general education multi-genre and composition classes, as well as upper-division and graduate courses in British and Anglophone literature. Linguistics coursework or experience in teaching the history of the English language is also a plus. Responsibilities include advising, assessment, recruiting, working with student and faculty organizations, and serving on departmental and university committees.

Special Instructions to Applicants: A letter of application, a curriculum vitae, three letters of professional reference, a 1-2 page statement of teaching philosophy, and transcripts are required. Candidates who are brought to campus to interview will be expected to demonstrate a 45 minute teaching/research presentation. Please address the letter of application to Don Allan Mitchell, Interim Chair, Division of Languages and Literature, Delta State University. Review of applications begins February 1, 2016.

If letters of recommendation need to be sent under a separate cover, attach a document in place of the letters stating the names of your references. This way you will be able to submit your application. Letters can be mailed to Human Resources, Kent Wyatt Hall 247, 1003 W. Sunflower Rd., Cleveland, MS 38733 or emailed to dsuhrjobs@deltastate.edu. When the letters arrive, they will be added to your materials online. For more information, call: 662-846-4035.

Additional Information: Delta State University has a proud and reputable tradition for preparing teacher educators in its CAEP accredited College of Education and Health Sciences (COEHS) program. Delta State University is also a SACSCOC-accredited public university with an enrollment of approximately 3,600 undergraduate and graduate students. The campus lies in Cleveland, Mississippi, in the center of one of America’s most culturally rich and ethnically diverse regions.

Open Date: 11/30/2015

Open Until Filled: Yes

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Graceland University (IA) - TT Assistant Professor of British Literature - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The English department at Graceland University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in British Literature beginning August 2016. Candidates should have demonstrated ability as a British generalist, with a focus on literature from its beginnings through the Victorian period. Ability to teach world literature a plus. Ph.D. required by August 2016. The 4/4 teaching load includes composition, core English courses, and topics courses based on the candidate’s secondary interests that can appeal to both majors and non-majors. Demonstrated teaching excellence and a commitment to undergraduate teaching and service is required. Qualified applicants should submit a letter of application, c.v., evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of recommendation (at least one must address the candidate’s teaching) to Interfolio. Review of materials begins February 6 and continues until the position is filled. Initial interviews will be conducted by phone or Skype. Electronic materials can also be sent to Dr. Brian White, Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, at clasdean@graceland.edu. A diverse community is valued at Graceland, so women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/33742

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Groningen University (The Netherlands) - Tenured Full Professor of Modern English Literature and CultureEdit

The Organisation: The Faculty of Arts is a large, dynamic faculty in the heart of the city of Groningen. It has more than 5000 students and 700 staff members, who are working at the frontiers of knowledge every day. The Faculty offers a wide range of degree programmes: 15 Bachelor's programmes and over 40 Master's specializations. Our research, which is internationally widely acclaimed, covers the following fields: Archaeology, Cultural Studies, History, International Relations, Journalism, Language and Literary Studies, and Linguistics.

Job description: The Faculty of Arts of the University of Groningen invites applications for the position of Full Professor of Modern English Literature and Culture. Candidates must have expertise in the period from c. 1550 to the present. It may be an advantage to have interests in eighteenth-century English literature or English Romanticism.

The position

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coordinate and teach courses in the English Language and Culture BA and MA programmes and may contribute to the Faculty’s bachelor programme on European Languages and cultures and research master programmes of Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies and/or Literary and Cultural Studies instigate, coordinate and conduct research in the field of modern English literature and culture supervise PhD theses obtain external funding for research fulfil organisational roles within and possibly outside of the faculty represent and promote the Department of English Language and Culture in fostering and expanding national and international contacts.

Qualifications

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hold a PhD in the field of modern English literature and culture have proven excellence in academic research, as demonstrated by publications in leading international journals and books published by high-ranking publishers be an excellent, dedicated and innovative teacher with a broad teaching portfolio have proven experience in supervising PhD students have a clear vision on the future of language and culture studies be open to collaboration in teaching and research have organisational and administrative competence have been (and be) successful in acquiring external funding for research be willing to acquire a passive knowledge of the Dutch language be willing to take up residence in or near Groningen.

Conditions of employment

The University of Groningen offers a salary depending on qualifications and work experience. For candidates at full professor level, the salary ranges from a minimum of € 5,219 to a maximum of € 7,599 (salary scale Full Professor 2 of the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities) gross per month for a fulltime (1.0 fte) position, excluding 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus and participation in a pension scheme for employees. For international candidates an advantageous tax rule may be applicable.

The new professor will start work in January 2017. An assessment may be part of the procedure.

A description of the Chair can be obtained from the Office of the Faculty of Arts, Ms G. Peters-Beuke, phone +31 50 3635834, email: g.peters-beuke@rug.nl

How to apply: Candidates may apply for this position until 15 May / before 16 May 2016 Dutch local time by using the application form, see: http://www.rug.nl/about-us/work-with-us/job-opportunities/overview?details=00347-02S0004W1P

Applicants are requested to submit:

1. A covering letter including their view on how their research and teaching may benefit the department (max. 1000 words).

2. A curriculum vitae, including a list of publications, teaching activities, fundraising activities and awarded projects, as well as managerial activities.

3. The names and contact details of two references.

For information you can contact: Prof. Gerry Wakker, Dean of the Faculty of Arts, +31 50 3635834, g.c.wakker@rug.nl (please do not use for applications)

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Nova Southeastern University (FL) - TT Assistant or Associate Professor in Literature (Generalist, incl. British Lit.) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Department of Literature and Modern Languages at Nova Southeastern University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in literature. The preferred applicant will be a generalist, with experience in teaching various literary surveys, with particular expertise in British literature and/or medical humanities. The position will begin August 15, 2016.

The Department of Literature and Modern Languages is a multi-disciplinary department that houses the undergraduate English major, as well as minors and coursework in modern languages, film studies, gender studies, and humanities.

Minimum Qualifications include: Ph.D. in English or related field, expected prior to August 2016. Evidence of teaching excellence and scholarly productivity. Experience or interest in teaching online courses and hybrid/mediated technologies.

To read more about the position and to apply, candidates should go to: https://www.nsujobs.com and reference position 998862.

Please supply a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, including three references, and graduate transcripts. Additional teaching and research materials may be uploaded through this portal as well.

Questions may be directed to Professor Suzanne Ferriss, Search Committee Chair, via email at ferriss@nova.edu.

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Schreiner University (TX) - TT Asst. Professor - British Literature and Digital HumanitiesEdit

The Department of English and World Languages at Schreiner University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of English (British Literature) and Digital Humanities to be based in the Department of English and World Languages. This is a tenure-track faculty position available August 2016. The ideal candidate will have expertise in British Literature and considerable experience bringing digital tools and methodologies to interdisciplinary and literary research. Examples of tools and methods include, but are not limited to, data visualization, computer programming, text-mining, graphic displays, geographic information systems, network analysis, or semantic web analysis. The ideal candidate will actively participate in exploring the role of digital practices on the production of British Literature scholarship and creative work in projects central to the humanities. Must demonstrate the ability to teach digital methodologies to liberal arts majors and the ability to integrate digital humanities into a wide variety of undergraduate literature courses. The successful candidate will teach freshman composition courses as well as introductory and advanced courses in both British literature and digital humanities, and will also be expected to contribute to the development of the digital humanities across the university. Yearly attendance at digital humanities conferences and an active scholarly agenda based int the digital humanities required for continued employment and advancement.

Qualifications: An earned doctorate (preferred) in English, ABD with completion no later than August 2016, or master's degree with 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline. Teaching experience is preferred.

In addition to the application available at http://www.schreiner.edu/about/hr/job-postings/index.aspx, applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, teaching philosophy, the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references, and other support materials such as teaching evaluations to : hr@schreiner.edu. Materials that cannot be submitted electronically may be mailed to: Schreiner University, Human Resources Office, CMB 6233, 2100 Memorial Blvd. Kerrville, TX 78028.

Position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin June 15, 2016.

Schreiner University is a private university committed to liberal learning and professional preparation that has witnessed steady growth in its student enrollment and facilities over the past several years. Affiliated by choice and covenant with the Presbyterian Church (USA), Schreiner University is the premier institution of higher education in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. Increasingly known for its programs in Life Sciences, Graphic Design, and Integrity Ambassadors in Business program, as well as commitment to integrative and experiential learning, this ambitious institution seeks faculty who can enhance the educational experience we offer to undergraduate and graduate students.

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Stephens College (MO) - TT Assistant Professor English/Creative Writing Program (incl. British / Anglophone Lit.)Edit

The English/Creative Writing Program, School of Interdisciplinary Studies, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position that requires combined expertise in British and Anglophone literatures as well as creative and/or expository writing instruction.

The successful candidate for this position will have teaching, advising, service, and research responsibilities and will offer courses in literature and creative and expository writing. Experience in womens/gender studies highly preferred.

The appointment will begin August 15, 2016.

Requirements: Ph.D. in English/Literature with an emphasis on British and/or Post-Colonial literatures complemented with an MFA/MA in Creative Writing or PhD in Creative Writing with concentration in British and/or Post-Colonial literatures. Documented high level of teaching competencies in literature and writing courses. A demonstrated commitment to student-centered, outcomes-based womens education. Active pursuit of scholarly research and creative writing publication. Successful experience working in multicultural educational contexts. A demonstrated commitment to serving and supporting a diversity of student abilities and learning approaches. A demonstrated commitment to innovative instructional strategies and technology. Strong record of team work, collaboration, communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated commitment to advancing the mission of the college. Successful college-level teaching. Stephens College is a womens college proudly located in Columbia, Mo., home to a flagship public university and two private colleges. Since our founding in 1833, weve been offering innovative, career- focused programs grounded in the liberal arts with a focus on creative arts and sciences. We take a hands-on, experiential approach to education, making sure our students get both quality classroom instruction and external work experiences that complement their coursework. Stephens College prepares students to become leaders and innovators in a rapidly changing world. We also provide graduate, online and certificate programs available to women and men as part of our commitment to lifelong learning.

The college prides itself on fostering a close-knit faculty community and on providing a welcoming, learning- centered environment for students. The learning community is distinguished by small classes, close engagement with faculty, intellectual rigor, and vibrant programs of study that reflect the Colleges mission of empowering women. Stephens College contributes to the lively social and cultural climate that makes Columbia such a desirable place to live.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by February 5, 2016, will be assured full consideration.

To apply: Complete the Stephens College application and then submit by email attachment to humanresources@stephens.edu, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a list of five professional references with contact information, and a cover letter that describes how the applicants qualifications and experience align with the job description.

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Texas A&M University-San Antonio (TX) - Full-Time Lecturer - Early British Literature (Non-TT)Edit

The College of Arts and Sciences seeks applications from qualified candidates for a full-time non-tenure track Lecturer position beginning in summer 2016. The appointment is for a Lecturer in English Literature; specialization sought is Early British Literature. The successful candidate will teach introductory-level courses in Literature and Composition, as well as upper-level undergraduate courses in the area of specialization and related fields. The College seeks excellence in instruction. The regular teaching load is 5/5. Summer teaching assignments may be available but are not guaranteed. Work Hours: Depends on course schedule. Teaching assignments may include day, night, and weekend classes.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Application Process: Applications are accepted only through the online job portal at: https://employment.tamusahr.com/applicants/jsp/shared/Welcome_css.jsp. Applicants must complete online the application/Faculty Form; upload the cover letter, curriculum vita, and unofficial copies of transcripts.

The priority date for applications is February 1, 2016. The positions are open until filled.

A&M-SA is committed to diversity among faculty and inclusive excellence. This commitment is based on the belief that a diverse faculty enhances the breadth, depth and quality of our students' educational experiences by providing a variety of role models and mentors for our diverse student population, which helps us to attract, retain, and graduate such students more successfully.

In this context we solicit a statement, consisting of a maximum of 1,000 words, from applicants placed in the cover letter that addresses how their life experiences, work history, professional engagement, and relevant community engagements will contribute to the success of our diverse students, promote diversity in our campus community, and the applicants' plans for serving our diverse student population. "

Finalists will be required to provide three current, original letters of recommendation to the Search Committee Chair. The letters should be less than one year old and should bear the writer's actual signature.

Prior to issuing a letter of appointment, official transcripts must be received directly from each degree-granting institution by the Office of the Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, Texas A&M University-San Antonio, One University Way, San Antonio, Texas 78224. We cannot accept transcripts issued directly to the candidate. If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator. Please direct any questions to Brittaney.Mora@tamusa.edu.

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College of St. Scholastica (MN) - Visiting Asst. Professor - Early British LiteratureEdit

The English Department at The College of St. Scholastica invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor sabbatical replacement position beginning September 1, 2016. Candidates should specialize in early British literature and have successful experience teaching college-level writing. The 3-3 teaching schedule will include a British literature survey through the late 18th century, multiple sections of first-year composition, and business writing. Experience and interest in literary publishing are a plus since this position may involve advisement of the Freshwater Review, the department’s literary arts magazine, including the supervision of student editors and oversight of its spring publication.

Key Results/Responsibilities: 3 courses per semester, including British Literature I, sections of First-Year Composition, and general education courses in literature or writing. Candidate will collaborate, contribute, and participate in fostering a culture of inclusion.

Required Qualifications: Phd in English preferred; ABD in English considered.

Preferred Qualifications: ABD in English considered.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Review of applications will begin on July 18, 2016, and continue until the position is filled. Candidates selected for the next stage of review will be contacted to send additional materials.

Job Open Date: 07/07/2016

Open Until Filled: Yes

Job start date: September 1, 2016

LINK to Apply: https://www.csshrjobs.com/postings/6847

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Colorado State University-Pueblo (CO) - Visiting Assistant Professor - English (British Literature "after the Early Modern period") - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The English Program of the Department of English and Foreign Languages offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in English, English with Creative Writing Emphasis, and English with Secondary Teaching Endorsement and a Master of Arts degree in English. Minors are offered in English, Creative Writing, and Communication and Rhetoric. The English Program also contributes significantly to the undergraduate general education for all students through its English Composition program and general education courses in literature and linguistics.

Responsibilities include teaching courses at all levels, especially British Literature after the Early Modern period, and in one or more secondary fields such as linguistics, theory, and/or creative writing, and participating in department governance. Proficiency with instructional technology is desirable. Expected teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. This is a nine-month appointment with the possibility of summer teaching for additional compensation.

POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

All responsibilities of faculty members at CSU-Pueblo are in accordance with the Faculty Handbook. The Faculty Handbook is the authoritative guide on specific requirements with regard to teaching assignments, scholarly activity, research, and service.

Primary Duties: Teaching courses in English depending on qualifications and program needs. This includes preparing and presenting course material; administering appropriate test(s); evaluating student outcomes; selecting and ordering texts; preparing, administering, and grading assignments; and assigning final grades.

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Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in English or a closely related field. Experience teaching college-level courses. Specialization in British literature after the Early Modern period.

Preferred Qualifications: Ability to teach a wide range of courses in other areas such as composition, linguistics, and/or theory.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY

CSU-Pueblo is a regional, comprehensive university. The 275-acre campus, which overlooks the Front Range of south-central Colorado, is located in Pueblo, approximately 100 miles south of Denver in one of the more culturally dynamic regions of the country. Pueblo is proud of its ethnically and culturally diverse populations of over 100,000 people. The University is dedicated to having a multi-cultural campus and is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution. The University enrolls more than 4,000 students in twenty-seven undergraduate programs with approximately 510 full-time faculty and staff. The University is committed to diversity, and has made educational equity for students one of its highest priorities. With the endorsement of campus, community, system and government constituencies, the University has enthusiastically embarked on a strategic plan to enhance admissions standards, increase program offerings, and improve academic services, including the teaching/ learning process. The Pueblo community offers a major arts center, several golf courses, Lake Pueblo - a large reservoir for sailing and boating - and a 20.5 mile long nature trail for hikers and cyclists. The city is within a short drive of the Sangre de Cristo Mountain Range, allowing for hiking, mountain climbing, fishing, camping, and skiing.

All interested candidates must apply through the on-line application system. No other format of application materials will be accepted. Applicants must attach a letter of intent (cover letter); a current resume or CV; an unofficial transcript; and three professional references including names, addresses, and phone numbers to the on-line application. Applications submitted without the required information above will be considered incomplete and will not move forward in the selection process. Once submitted, applicants will not be able to make changes or add information to their application packet, with exception to their personal contact and demographic information.

Early submission of application materials is encouraged. Screening of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Colorado State University - Pueblo is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history (felony and misdemeanor), national sex offender search, and/or motor vehicle history. Candidates who are extended an offer of employment must submit to and pass a background check prior to beginning employment. Some positions depending on the job duties may be required to complete a DMV and/or credit check.

The University reserves the right to check additional references, with prior notification given to the candidate.

Note: The successful candidate must provide official transcripts of academic work completed and, under U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations be able to submit evidence of the ability to accept work in the U.S. by the day employment begins.

In compliance with the Clery Act 1990, the University's annual security report is available at: http://www.csupueblo.edu/CampusSafety/.

Online App. Form: http://www.csupueblo.edu/HR/Employment/Pages/CurrentCareerOpportunities.aspx

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Depauw University (IN) - 1 yr. Asst Professor of English (British Lit and/or World Lit.) - OFFER ACCEPTEDEdit

The Department of English at DePauw University invites applications for a full-time, one-year term position in literature, with an emphasis on British literature before 1900 or world literature, for the 2016-17 academic year. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience. A completed PhD is required and a strong record of publication is preferred. Teaching responsibilities include introductory literature, literature surveys, and topics courses. Candidates should show evidence of teaching excellence and a commitment to undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts setting. Candidates should also provide evidence, in application materials, of a commitment to fostering and engaging with a diversity of ideas and experiences, which create an inclusive environment in the classroom and at the University.

DePauw University is a nationally-recognized, leading liberal arts college dedicated to educating 2,300 highly talented, motivated, and diverse students from across the country and around the globe.

Review of applications will begin March 14, 2016, and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by this date will be assured of full consideration. Members of the department will conduct interviews by videoconference. Submit applications through Interfolio. Dossier should include letter, CV, teaching philosophy, two sample syllabi (introductory literature course and literature survey), and writing sample (8-10 pages).

Apply online: http://apply.interfolio.com/34124

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Fordham University (NY) - Lecturer in English (Multiple Positions)Edit

DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH

The Fordham University English Department anticipates hiring 2 - 4 Lecturers (with 3-year non-renewable contracts) beginning August 2016. These positions involve teaching composition, introductory, and select upper-level literature courses, with additional responsibilities in one (or some combination) of the following categories: publishing and internships; digital pedagogy; web training.

Application deadline: March 30, 2016

Fordham is an independent, Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes applications from all backgrounds. Fordham is an equal opportunity employer.

Send letters of application and CV to: Chris GoGwilt, Interim Chair of English By email: gogwilt@fordham.edu

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Fordham University

441 East Fordham Rd

Bronx, NY 10458

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Miami University of Ohio - Middletown Campus (OH) - Visiting Asst. Professor of English (incl. British Lit.)Edit

English (Middletown Campus): Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor to teach full load of courses in first year-composition as well as areas of specialization.

Require: Master’s or ABD (for appointment as Instructor), PhD (for appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor) in English or related field; demonstrated excellence in teaching college literature and composition courses.

Desire: Specializations in British and/or American Literature, Women’s Studies, and Composition.

Submit cover letter, vitae, and contact information for three references to https://miamioh.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=2228 . Inquiries can be directed to John Tassoni at . Review of applications will begin on January 25, 2016 and continues until position is filled.

Miami University, an EO/AA employer encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami does not permit, and takes action to prevent, harassment, discrimination and retaliation. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities should be directed to Ms. Mary Jane Leveline at (513) 529-2027 . Annual Security and Fire Safety Report may be found at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html . Criminal background check required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free.

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Northern Arizona University (AZ) - Lecturer in Literature (17th-20th c. British Literature) - PHONE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The English Department at Northern Arizona University seeks applicants for the position of lecturer in literature with a strong preparation in literary theory, gender studies, and any area of 17th-century to early 20th-century British literature.

Duties include teaching four courses per semester at the graduate and undergraduate level for on-campus and web delivery. Additional professional development, research, and service expectations are determined in consultation with the Chair of English.

This is a non-tenure track, benefit-eligible lecturer position in the English Department, located on the Flagstaff, AZ campus. Salary is $42,000. This academic year appointment starts Fall 2016 and is renewable on a year-to-year basis contingent upon performance, departmental needs, and university funding. This position will be open until filled or closed. Review of applications will begin on April 10, 2016.

Minimum qualifications:

PhD in Literature or related field conferred by August 22, 2016 One year successful experience teaching university-level literature courses Preferred qualifications:

A record of theory-informed scholarship commensurate with content expertise expected for graduate teaching in literary studies. Demonstrated expertise in the field of gender studies Demonstrated expertise in any area of 17th-century to early 20th-century British Literature Experience with online course development and teaching Demonstrated commitment to working with diverse populations Complete applications include cover letter, curriculum vita, evidence of teaching effectiveness, writing sample, and contact information for three references. See full description of the position and the application process at NAU Human Resources, job number 602460.

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  • I had a phone interview scheduled for tomorrow, but I just heard that it is canceled. No reason given, but the email said they will explain in a few days. Posters above, did you get the same note? I'm wondering if the position is canceled or if they just changed their mind about me. It didn't say anything about rescheduling. 
  • I was supposed to have an interview today, but they emailed me on Saturday with a similar message. Not sure what's up or why they didn't send out all of these emails at the same time. 
  • I had a similar chain of events as well, and have not heard anything since the e-mail indicating the delay.
  • Email: "We thank you for applying to our search for a Lecturer in Literature, with a specialization in literary theory, gender studies, and British literature (NAU position #602460).  We regret to inform you that the search has been cancelled."
  • Search has been uncancelled, 5/10
  • Are phone interviews back on? [5/11 Q.]
  • Yes.
  • Any news on this hire?
  • I haven't heard anything since my phone interview. [6/2]

Norwich University (VT) - Lecturer in English (incl. British Lit.) - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

Norwich University’s Department of English and Communications invites applications for a full-time renewable Lecturer in English, beginning fall 2016, to teach ten courses per academic year, the majority of which will be service classes such as first-year composition and surveys of world literature. One course a year in Victorian literature or a survey of British literature may also be part of the teaching responsibilities. The successful candidate will have documented expertise and experience teaching in these areas. A secondary interest in serialization or history of the novel is welcomed. Applicants must have the Ph.D. in hand by July 1, 2016.

Lecturers do not have advising or service responsibilities. Generous funds to support professional development are available. Candidates must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S.

To apply: please visit http://www.norwich.edu/jobs. A cover letter, CV (in PDF format), and Norwich application are required. Application deadline: April 25, 2016.

Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates residential students, leading both military and civilian lifestyles, and working adults across the globe. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in baccalaureate and master's degrees, and graduate certificates. Founded in 1819 by U.S. Army Capt. Alden Partridge, Norwich is the oldest private military college in the country and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC).

Norwich University is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, group life and long term disability insurance, flexible-spending accounts for health and dependent care, retirement annuity plan and tuition scholarships for eligible employees and their family members.

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Rollins College (FL) - Lecturer, EnglishEdit

The Rollins College Department of English seeks candidates for a non-tenure track teaching position beginning Fall,2016. Responsibilities include a 4/4 teaching load of small classes, with at least six sections per year of first-year writing (or perhaps advanced expository writing) and up to two courses in one’s area of specialty. Courses include traditional and non-traditional students. Writing faculty are normally on campus at least four days and/or evenings per week, attend department events, and receive invitations to participate in campus activities. Successful candidates will receive one-year appointments. Renewal of contract will be determined by performance evaluation and mutual consent.

Qualifications:

Ph.D. in British Literature or Rhetoric and Composition preferred; ABD or M.A. in a related field considered

A record of teaching excellence in college composition and a willingness to work with and contribute to the First-Year Writing team at Rollins

Founded in 1885, Rollins College is a highly selective, comprehensive liberal arts college with approximately 1930 undergraduate students and a student-to-faculty ratio of 10:1. Rollins is SACS and AACSB accredited. Ninety-four percent of Rollins’ 221 full-time faculty hold a Ph.D. or the highest degree in their field. The campus, noted for its lakefront beauty and for its unique location, is set in the residential community of Winter Park, just 15 minutes from one of the nation’s most dynamic urban centers, Orlando. Rollins is Florida’s oldest recognized College. For the 20th consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Rollins among the top two regional universities in the South and first in Florida in its annual rankings of “Best Colleges.”

Rollins College offers a generous benefits package featuring comprehensive health coverage, retirement savings plan with generous employer contribution, and full tuition waiver after one year for employees, spouses, domestic partners and dependents.

Interested candidates must apply online through Rollins' employment website and upload the following materials: (1) cover letter (2) curriculum vita (3) teaching statement and sample syllabi of courses taught (4) contact information for 2 references

Apply link: http://www.rollinsjobs.com

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are encouraged to apply.

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University of Central Oklahoma (OK) - Visiting Assistant Professor in British Literature before 1900--PHONE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

PA Position Number: F00228PD

Position Description:

Visiting faculty are employed by the university to teach or perform research for a limited time. This is a non-tenure track, temporary position. Service or research may be expected.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions:

The Department of English invites applications for a full-time, one-year, temporary Visiting Assistant Professor in British Literature before 1900 to begin in August 2016. Applicants with any area of specialization in British literature before 1900 are encouraged to apply. PhD in English required. The Department of English at the University of Central Oklahoma is committed to recruiting and maintaining a diverse faculty, and we strive to make all feel welcome.

Specialty in any period of British literature before 1900. The teaching load is 12 credit-hours per semester and may include literature survey, upper-division undergraduate, and graduate courses in the area of specialization. English composition courses may also be assigned as well as additional responsibilities in serving on master's thesis and exam committees.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

A commitment to high quality teaching and an active research agenda.

Desired Start Date: 08/01/2016

Discipline Emphasis and Responsibilities:

An earned doctorate degree awarded by a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval).

Preferred Qualifications:

Ph.D. in English specializing in any period of British literature before 1900. Prior college-level teaching experience preferred. Salary Range: Commensurate with credentials and experience.

Online App. Form: http://jobs.uco.edu/postings/13456

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See also: Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2015-16Edit

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