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Page for Academic Positions in Early American Literature that begin in 2018.

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See also: English Literature 2017-2018


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American University of Sharjah (UAE) - Assistant or Associate Professor in 19th-Century English LiteraturesEdit

The American University of Sharjah, an internationally ranked and accredited American-style university of 6000 students in the United Arab Emirates, seeks a full-time faculty member in 19th-century English literatures to teach program courses in literature, general education, and critical writing in the Department of English. The Department of English is especially interested in candidates with such interdisciplinary approaches to literary studies as digital humanities, literature and the arts, law and literature, and literature and the environment or culture.

Successful candidates will hold a completed Ph.D. in a relevant field, and will have a strong record of excellence in teaching, ongoing scholarly publication, and a demonstrated commitment to productive institutional service. As a university formed on American models, AUS will give priority to candidates who have substantial experience in American models of higher education.  

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application (including a statement of teaching experience and research interests), curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference via https://tinyurl.com/ycxsrz2o. Completed applications received by November 19, 2017 will be given priority. 

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MLA JIL 9/22/17

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Barnard College (NY) - Assistant Professor - 19th c. Poetry and ProseEdit

Barnard College seeks an entry-level Assistant Professor specializing in nineteenth-century poetry and prose. We expect that candidates will have the PhD. in hand by the time of employment. The appointment is to begin on 1 July 2018.

Research and teaching interests in all areas of the field will be considered but we are especially interested in candidates who specialize in transatlantic studies; literature in the context of Britain’s global empire; writing by women; sexuality and gender; the physical culture of texts and related issues of reception; children’s and young adult literature; emerging trends in poetry, prose, and fiction; law and literature; literature and the history of science; nineteenth-century poetics including prosody and voicing; and other interdisciplinary scholarly and critical approaches that engage discourses of gender, race, and class. The strongest candidates will be prepared to teach the Junior Colloquium in the Enlightenment.

Please submit application, CV and cover letter by October 15, 2017 to: http://careers.barnard.edu/postings/2991

Deadline: Oct. 15

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Berea College (KY) - TT Asst. Professor - Nineteenth c. American Literature - CANCELLED [?]Edit

Berea College's English Department announces a tenure-track position with a start date in August 2018. English faculty offer a wide range of courses in literature (both in English and in translation) and in writing, including creative writing and studies in rhetoric and composition. The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in American Literature or American Studies at the time of appointment and will demonstrate excellence in teaching American literature, with primary expertise in teaching nineteenth-century American literature, women in literature, and writing. Applicants who also have a specialty in composition pedagogy are desired.

Teaching responsibilities include a 3/3 load, including courses in area of specialization as well as the College's General Education Program. Other responsibilities include continuing professional and scholarly growth, advising, and providing service to the Department and College. The ideal candidate will have an established record of superior teaching at the undergraduate level, display professionalism when interacting with members of the Berea College community, and demonstrate a commitment to carrying out the unique mission of Berea College.

To apply, please send a complete Berea College application form found at http://www.berea.edu/FacApp, a current CV, a cover letter that includes a statement on the attraction to Berea College, most recent transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., a sample of student evaluations or a portfolio), and three letters of recommendation, to engsearch@berea.edu. Deadline for receipt of materials is October 20, 2017.

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: Oct. 20

Acknowledgment received: Almost immediate, personalized email acknowledgment also listing which rec letters hadn't been received yet. I wish every search committee could be so organized. (3)

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview): 12/5 (email said "As of the end of November, the position is no longer open." Not sure exactly what that means.) Such a cryptic message. Weirdest search of the year award goes to Berea. [12/7]

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.):  Skype interview scheduled for week of 11/27. 

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  • Received email that search was "aburptly" cancelled. 11/22
  • To clarify: so the skype interview mentioned above is also cancelled? Both of these notes appeared simultaneously? [posted 11/22] I have the same question, as I didn't receive the above email. [11/26]
  • I would not at all be surprised to know that I had not been contacted for an interview, but I would be surprised to learn that they only contacted a select group of candidates to inform them that they'd canceled the search. I'm guessing the interviews have indeed been scheduled (the timing seems about right), but the cancellation of the search was an incorrect update. [11/27]

Central Washington University (WA) - TT Asst. Professor - Transnational American Literatures (incl. Colonial-19th c. US Lit.)Edit

The Department of English at Central Washington University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Transnational American Literatures, to begin in September 2018. We seek an individual with a record of significant national publication (or forthcoming work) who not only demonstrates a dedication to excellence in teaching at college/university level, but also a strong commitment to diversity and inclusiveness. With 16 tenure-line faculty members, over 250 undergraduates and a small cohort of graduate students, the English department offers Bachelor's Degrees in English Language & Literature, English/Language Arts Teaching, and Professional & Creative Writing (both face-to-face and online). We also offer face-to-face Master's programs in Literature and TESOL, and an entirely online MA in Professional & Creative Writing. The department is housed in the College of Arts and Humanities, which provides interdisciplinary opportunities and ample support for its faculty.

Minimum Qualifications: PhD in English with a specialization in Transnational American literatures, completed by September 1, 2018. Commitment to diversity and inclusivity through demonstrated experience working with diverse populations and/or through the use of inclusive pedagogical methods. Expertise in Colonial to 19th century U.S. Literatures and cross-national literatures of the Americas. Evidence of excellence in teaching at college/university level, minimum 1 year experience. A record of significant national publication (or forthcoming work).

Preferred Qualifications: African-American and black diaspora literatures. U.S. Latinx and Latin American literatures.

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule: Salary: Commensurate with education and experience

Appointment: Full-time, Tenure-Track, 9 Month Appointment with summer teaching possible.

Benefits: CWU offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement and optional savings plans, life and disability insurance.

Additional Information : For additional information about the University, visit: http://www.cwu.edu For additional information about Ellensburg, visit: http://www.myellensburg.com OR http://www.kittitascountychamber.com

How To Apply: To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach: A detailed cover letter clearly demonstrating how your education and experience: (a) meet the required (and, as applicable, preferred) qualifications, (b) demonstrate the ability to perform the responsibilities as described by the posting, (c) detail how teaching, service and/or scholarship has supported students from underrepresented groups in their academic fields (applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further CWU's commitment to diversity); Curriculum vitae; A teaching philosophy; A writing sample; and The names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references.

  • Finalists may be asked to provide graduate transcripts, teaching evaluations, and samples of work in professional writing and/or scholarship.

Screening Begins: December 15, 2017

  • Priority will be given to applications received by the screening date. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

NOTE: Although copies of transcripts are acceptable for application purposes, all job offers are contingent upon verification of highest degree.

Contact Information Name: Paulus Pimomo. Title: English Professor and Search Chair. Email: Paulus.Pimomo@cwu.edu Phone: 509-963-1553 Website: English

Please contact Human Resources at hr@cwu.edu or 509-963-1202 if you require technical assistance with the on-line application process.

Conditions of Employment: Prior to employment, final candidate(s) will be required to submit to a background check. All information obtained through background investigations will be strictly confidential and revealed only to those required to have access.

The conditions of employment with Central Washington University are set forth in the Collective Bargaining Agreement between Central Washington University and United Faculty of Central, University policies and procedures, and applicable state and federal laws.

The Collective Bargaining Agreement may be found here: http://www.cwu.edu/hr/faculty-contract/.

Online App. Form: https://careers.cwu.edu/psc/careers/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1&JobOpeningId=1729

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: 15 Dec. 2017

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Florida Atlantic University (FL) - TT Associate or Assistant Professor of Colonial and Early American Literature - MLA INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Department of English at Florida Atlantic University invites applications for a tenure-track Associate or Assistant Professor position to begin August 2018.

The successful candidate will join other recent College hires in Atlantic World Studies.

Teach primarily on the Boca Raton campus, with a minor assignment on the Davie campus.

Faculty typically teach a 3-2 course schedule. Faculty teach and mentor graduate students in the department's Master's Degree programs as well as the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters interdisciplinary Ph. D. program.

Ph.D. in English or Comparative Literature, or related field, at time of appointment and publication record in field, and relevant teaching experience at the college level.

Candidates must have teaching and research interests in Colonial and Early American Literature. Candidates working in Native Studies, Environmental Studies, and/or Digital Humanities during this period are encouraged to apply.

We seek a candidate who will balance high-quality scholarship, excellence in teaching and committed service.

Substantial investment in the Digital Humanities preferred.

All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position on the Office of Human Resources' job website (https://jobs.fau.edu) by completing the Faculty, Administrative, Managerial & Professional Position Application and submitting the related documents.

Our application site permits the attachment of required/requested documentation. In addition to completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format, and tree letters of recommendation. Every applicant may upload a maximum of 6 documents. The maximum size for each document is 2MB. If you have more than 6 documents to be attached, we recommend that you combine two (2) or more items into one (1) document prior to uploading.

Transcripts for faculty positions must be an official copy scanned into an electronic format and attached to the application. Degrees from outside the United States must be validated by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts). The evaluation should be scanned and electronically attached to the application.

An unofficial transcript may be used during the hiring process to assure that the prospective faculty member may be credentialed for the courses they are expected to teach. An official transcript sent directly from the institution is required for the Provost's credential file prior to the first day of employment. Similarly, for degrees from outside the United States, the evaluation by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts) is required for the Provost's credential file prior to the first day of class.

A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. This position is subject to funding.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057.

In addition to completing the online application, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to English@fau.edu with the subject line "Early American Search."

Quicklink for Posting: http://jobs.fau.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=62623

Deadline: Job Close Date: 11-01-2017

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Request for additional materials: 11/9 (x3)

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Florida International University (FL) - TT Asst. Professor - Early American Lit. (pre-1820) - MLA INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Department of English at Florida International University invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor in Early American Literature whose research and teaching are principally before 1820, beginning Fall 2018.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in English, Comparative Literature, or a related field in hand by August 2018. The successful candidate will have a 2/2 teaching load over nine months, and will teach lower- and upper-division undergraduate literature courses, teach and advise Master's students and teach online.

Desirable approaches may include comparative, multicultural, multilingual, Hemispheric, Indigenous, and/or Atlantic Studies.

The English department seeks to recruit and support a faculty that reflects the diversity of FIU, a federally-recognized Hispanic Serving Institution with a majority Latinx student population, as well as a federally-recognized Minority Serving Institution. Applicants from groups underrepresented in the academy are strongly encouraged to apply.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and attach an application letter, current CV, and a writing sample of twenty to twenty-five page as individual attachments.

Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least 3 references who will be contacted upon submission of application. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by December 1. Review will continue until position is filled.

Contact: Martha Schoolman, Department of English, Florida International University. mschoolm (at) fiu.edu

Online App. Form: https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: Nov. 15 Extended to Dec. 1.

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San Jose State University (CA) - TT Asst. Professor - Nineteenth-Century American Literature/Early Ethnic American - ZOOM INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

Department of English and Comparative Literature

Specialization: Nineteenth-Century American Literature/Early Ethnic American

Job Opening ID (JOID): 24238

Rank: Assistant (Tenure-track)

Required: Ph.D. in American Literature or related field of study by start of appointment. Training in any area of nineteenth-century American literatures. Especially of interest are candidates whose teaching experience or research areas include early ethnic American literatures, such as Native American literatures, early colonial literatures such as Caribbean or Latin American literatures, or closely related fields. Experience teaching undergraduate courses. Demonstrated commitment to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching, and other comparable experience. Demonstrated potential for teaching excellence and an emerging record of peer-reviewed scholarship related to the position.

Preferred: Training or interest in: Transatlantic literary traditions; eco-critical or environmental literatures; digital humanities/pedagogies; world literatures. Experience with project-based learning. Interest in the public humanities and/or arts administration.

Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department of English and Comparative Literature, including, but not limited to: American literature, primarily colonial or nineteenth-century, a Transatlantic literary survey, and other General Education courses. Participate in service at department, college, and university level, including grading of graduate exams and serving on M.A. theses. Strong teaching, publication record, committee and other service to the department and university will be necessary components of tenure. Candidate must address the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language, and academic preparation – through course materials, teaching strategies, and advisement.

Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Starting Date: August 17, 2018.

Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Application Procedure: For full consideration, submit an electronic packet via https://apply.interfolio.com/44511 by 9 a.m. on November 6, 2017 that includes: 1. letter of application; 2. curriculum vitae; 3. statement of teaching interests/philosophy; 4. writing sample; and 5. Three confidential letters of recommendation with contact information.

Please include Job Opening ID (JOID) on all correspondence.

Questions may be directed to Professor Noelle Brada-Williams at english@sjsu.edu.

HigherEdJobs.ocm (posted 9/7/17)

Deadline: Nov. 6

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University of Georgia (GA) - TT Assistant Professor of English - American Literature and Culture before 1850 -- MLA INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The English Department at the University of Georgia announces a search for a tenure-track, assistant professor in American Literature and Culture before 1850, to begin serving as of Fall Semester 2018. The teaching load for faculty is 2/2, combining upper- and lower-division undergraduate courses and graduate instruction and advisement for Master’s and doctoral students. Candidates are expected to demonstrate a solid record of publication, potential for continued scholarly accomplishment, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants will possess a PhD in English, African American Studies, or another American Studies area by July 1, 2018.

We especially welcome candidates whose research and teaching interests involve transatlantic, transnational, or hemispheric perspectives, as well as other innovative approaches, including (though not limited to) studies of print and material culture; race and slavery; empire and settler colonialism; gender and sexuality; the digital humanities; and the environmental humanities. Additional information and applications may be filed online at UGA FacultyJobs: http://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/2831. Qualified candidates should submit the following materials: a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, names and email address of three references, and a twenty-page writing sample.

Review of materials will begin on November 1, 2017, and all complete applications submitted by this date will receive full consideration by the members of the Search Committee. The Search Committee Chair is Professor John Lowe and may be reached at jwlowe@uga.edu.

MLA JIL 9/29/17

Deadline: Nov. 1

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University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (MA) - TT Asst. Professor - late 19th-early 20th c. American Literature (up to 1945)Edit

The Department of English at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth seeks applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in late 19th and early 20th century American literature (up to 1945). UMass Dartmouth is on the south coast of Massachusetts, less than an hour's drive from Boston, Providence, and Cape Cod. The university's strategic plan positions us as a research university while continuing to provide excellent undergraduate and graduate education. UMD is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from female, minority, and under-represented candidates. We seek candidates whose research, teaching and/or service have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to engagement and inclusion of culturally diverse audiences in higher education, and particularly in the humanities.

Requirements: Candidates will demonstrate experience teaching and an active research agenda in late 19th and early 20th century American literature. Preferred candidates will also demonstrate research or teaching in American poetry or drama. Preferred candidates will demonstrate ability to teach surveys of American literature (beginnings-1865; 1865-present); foundation courses for the major (Literary Studies; Critical Methods); upper-level special topics classes for the major; and general education courses that would be attractive to students from other majors. We are particularly interested in candidates who, through their teaching and/or research, can demonstrate breadth and depth in American literature from the mid-19th to the mid-20th century. In addition to an enthusiastic teacher-scholar, we seek a colleague dedicated to student success and civic participation in departmental and university service. This position carries a teaching load of three courses per semester.

Applicants with a Ph.D. in English will be preferred; ABDs will be considered but a terminal degree must be certified as complete no later than September 1, 2019 for consideration for contract renewal.

Submissions must be submitted electronically, and include a single .pdf file containing the following: a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a description of research agenda and interests.

Letters of recommendation and writing sample will be requested of finalists. An official transcript confirming award of terminal degree will also be required for consideration for contract renewal (prior to September 1, 2019). Formal review of applications begins November 20, 2017 and continues until the position is filled. Final authorization and appointment are subject to fiscal authorization.

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth values excellence, diversity, transparency, student-centeredness, accountability, innovation, engagement, collaboration, collegiality and safety.

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth employees and applicants for employment are protected by federal laws, Presidential Executive Orders, and state and local laws designed to protect employees and job applicants from discrimination on the bases of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, military service, veteran status or other non-merit based factors.

The University of Massachusetts reserves the right to conduct background checks on potential employees.

Online App. Form: http://explorejobs.uml.edu/dartmouth/en-us/job/493747?lApplicationSubSourceID=11250

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: Nov. 20

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University of North Carolina at Pembroke (NC) - TT Asst. Professor - Early American LiteratureEdit

The Department of English, Theatre, and Foreign Languages at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English position with specialization in Early American Literature to begin August 2018. In addition to sophomore-level surveys and upper-level courses in area of specialty, the successful candidate will be expected to teach in the first-year composition program.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements: The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in English at time of appointment, along with evidence of successful teaching, a record of scholarship in American literature before 1865, and a commitment to university service.

Special Instructions to Applicants: All applicants must apply online via the UNC Pembroke Online Employment System at https://jobs.uncp.edu. Please attach cover letter, CV, and syllabus for an upper-level course in specialty area.

To ensure full consideration, completed applications must be received no later than November 15, 2017. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled; incomplete applications will not be considered.

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: Nov. 15

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University of Texas at Austin (TX) - Asst. Professor - American Lit. pre-1800 - MLA INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The English Department at the University of Texas seeks to hire a beginning assistant professor in American literature pre-1800.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should have a PhD in English or related field in hand by August 2018, documented evidence of teaching excellence and a clearly defined research agenda. The selected candidate will be expected to exhibit a commitment to service to the department, college, and university; to teach undergraduate and graduate courses; to direct graduate research; to direct dissertations, MA reports and honor theses; and to publish actively.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: To apply, please submit a letter of interest, CV and three confidential letters of recommendation. This position is subject to budgetary approval. Background check will be conducted on successful candidate.

Closes: Oct 23, 2017 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time (GMT-4 hours)

Apply at: https://apply.interfolio.com/45179

Deadline: Oct. 23

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: 11/13 (x3)

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Valdosta State University (GA) - TT Asst. Professor - Early American Literature (pre-1865)Edit

The English Department seeks applicants for an academic, tenure earning faculty position.

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching a standard 4/4 load per academic year; conducting research leading to publication; and service at the department, college, and university levels.

For more information contact Dr. Donna Sewell, Interim Department Head, via phone 229-333-5946 or email dsewell@valdosta.edu.

Required Qualifications: PhD in English with a specialization in pre-1865 American literature. Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning, as well as scholarship. Commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to those applicants with subspecialties in multi-ethnic American literatures (Native American, African American, and/or ethnic literature of the Americas) and global perspectives (transatlantic, transnational, and/or hemispheric), as well as teaching experiences in composition and world literature.

LINK to Apply: https://valdosta.peopleadmin.com/postings/14999

Close Date: 11/30/2017

Deadline: Nov. 30

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Wesleyan University (CT) - TT Asst. Professor - Text, Materiality, and Technology (late 17th-early 20th c.) - MLA INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Department of English at Wesleyan University seeks a scholar-teacher of Text, Materiality, and Technology, specializing in any period of British, American or Anglophone literature from the late seventeenth to the early twentieth centuries, for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 1, 2018. We seek a scholar whose work conceives of texts as material artifacts, and who thinks in fresh ways about how old formats and new technics might illuminate each other. Successful applicants will offer broadly-conceived courses in the field, courses more focused on their areas of expertise, and the English Department’s gateway, “Ways of Reading.” Wesleyan faculty have a strong commitment to both undergraduate teaching and scholarship. Candidates for this position should be actively engaged in scholarly research and writing and prepared to teach four literature courses per year (two per semester) to undergraduates.

The teaching load is 2/2. Additional duties include advising and mentoring students, carrying on a program of research, and participating in faculty governance at the departmental and university level. Wesleyan is a highly selective liberal arts college that values both scholarship and teaching very highly, has a strong, diverse undergraduate student body, and offers a generous sabbatical program and competitive salaries and benefits.

Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D. in English or related field in hand by the time of appointment to be hired as an Assistant Professor; a successful candidate may be hired as an Instructor if the candidate does not have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment, but will complete the Ph.D. in English or related field within one year of hire.

Special Instructions To Applicants: You will be asked to upload electronic versions of the items we require, which are (1) a letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) writing sample (25-30 pages), (4) evidence of teaching excellence, including course syllabi and student evaluations. As part of the cover letter we invite you to describe your cultural competencies and experiences engaging a diverse student body.

You will also be asked to provide the email addresses of three referees from whom we may obtain confidential letters of recommendation (please double-check the accuracy of the email addresses of the referees you name to insure that you have the most up-to-date email addresses for each one).

After you have submitted all of the required documents, you will see a confirmation number. At that point, each of the three referees whose email address you have provided will receive an automatically generated email requesting that he or she submit a letter of reference for you.

Additional Information: Applications submitted by October 16, 2017 will receive full consideration.

Please contact Liz Tinker, English Department Administrative Assistant at etinker@wesleyan.edu or 860-685-2360 regarding questions about the application process.

Note for Interfolio users: We gladly accept letters of recommendation from Interfolio. From your Interfolio account, please use the “web delivery” method to upload your letters directly to our online application.

For further instructions, look here: http://help.interfolio.com/entries/24062742-Uploading-Letters-to-an-Online-Application-System.

APPLY at: https://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/6022

Deadline: Oct. 16

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Full-Time / Tenure-Track Positions - POST-MLA Deadlines Edit

Cameron University (OK) - Asst. Professor - English - Early American LiteratureEdit

Job Description RESPONSIBILITIES: Primary specialization in Early American Literature and secondary specialty in Literary Theory; teach survey courses in American Literature, as well as Composition. 4/4 load; 2 sections of composition and 2 of literature courses to meet department and university needs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D in English with the specializations noted above and at least one year teaching at the university level and the potential for scholarly production.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D in English with the specializations noted above, 2 or more years teaching at the university level, and an active research profile.

SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience.

INSTITUTION: Cameron University (http://www.cameron.edu) is a state-supported regional institution located in Lawton, Oklahoma, that offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. Dedicated to excellence, the university provides a wide range of economic, cultural, and educational opportunities for the betterment of all citizens. Master's-level graduate degrees are offered in business, behavioral sciences, and education; baccalaureate programs are offered in more than forty disciplines, and associate degrees are offered in many other studies. The close proximity of Fort Sill contributes to an area rich in cultural diversity and provides the opportunity for frequent cooperative efforts. The combined community of Lawton/Fort Sill has a population of more than 100,000 and is located adjacent to the picturesque Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge. A copy of the University’s Annual Security Report, listing crime statistics and university policies, is available by contacting the Office of Public Safety or by accessing the report online at www.cameron.edu/ops.

APPLYING: Attachments should include a cover letter indicating experience applicable to position, resume, transcripts (unofficial are acceptable at this point), names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references.

DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, only candidates whose applications are received by February 15, 2018 are assured of receiving full consideration.

JOB #-F1275E

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Contact: Cameron University

Online App. Form: https://cameron-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobInfo&version=1&jobid=837&jobboardid=101

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Deadline: Feb 15

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Visiting Positions / Limited-Term AppointmentsEdit

See also: Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2017-18Edit

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