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University of Central Oklahoma (Humanities & Philosophy, Asst. Professor)

-Closing date for apps. April 2

-Anybody heard anything yet?


Shimer College

  • Any word on this?
  • Rejection Letter received 2/27 suggests they have narrowed down to short list of about 15-20 from 100 applications
  • did this letter arrive by snail mail or by email?
  • snail mail
  • I know it's a bit late in the game to be asking this, but does anybody fully understand what kind of a position this is? Is it TT? Any sense of the teaching load? Any other info?
  • There is no tenure system at Shimer.


Grand Valley State University -- TT Liberal Studies

  • Anyone hear any word on this? Or have idea of timetable for decision-making/interviews? (1/18)
  • phone interview 2/4
  • starting to do campus interviews 3/2


MA College of Liberal Arts -- TT Liberal Studies

-any word on this (1/27)? None yet (1/28) No word either. I can't seem to find an application deadline so I'm not sure when they will review applications (2/1).

  • Phone interview scheduled (2/17)
  • I had a phone interview on 2/23 but have not heard a word. Has anyone else been invited to campus? (3/3)
  • No word yet, but I was told that decisions on campus interviews would likely come sometime before 3/13. (3/5)
  • Still nothing? Either there is a lot of bureaucracy or I am out of the running. (3/12)


Carleton University -- TT Digital Humanities and History


--snail mail ack 1/30


Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) - Full-time Global Humanities (specializing in aesthetics, STS, or world religions)


  • Deadline Dec 15, 2009.
  • Phone interview scheduled (1/4)
  • Scheduling campus interviews (1/15)


Ursinus College - Assistant Professor of Liberal Studies

  • Anybody know anything about this search?
  • Has anyone heard anything about this job?  I haven't even gotten an equal employment form.
  • I never heard so much as a peep from these people.  No acknowledgment, no AA form, no nothing.  And I sent the app in months ago.   
  • I had an email much earlier in the semester (maybe late Sept) after I sent in an app late, and they said that the position had been offered to someone who had accepted, but would hold on to my app...


University of Alabama, New College (Interdisciplinary Global Arts)


  • deadline Nov 30, 2009
  • On-campus interviews completed, rumored acceptance.


University of Colorado, Boulder -- Assistant Professor of Humanities

  • deadline October 30, 2009
  • Useful info can be found here and also here . Godspeed, everyone.


University of Minnesota--Rochester

  • "The University of Minnesota Rochester (www.r.umn.edu) invites applications for an open-rank, tenure-track faculty position in the humanities (preferred area: medical humanities) for its degree program, the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (BSHS)."
  • Deadline: Dec. 1, 2009
  • While other U of M jobs are red-lighted, these at UMR are not. Via email with the dept. as of Dec. 14: "The search teams will be meeting soon to discuss which applicants are best suited to be contacted for interviews."
  • Rejection letter received 4/17.

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