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Page for academic positions in Modern and Contemporary British Literature that begin in 2017.

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See also: English Literature 2016-2017

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Boston University (MA) - TT Asst. Professor - Modern DramaEdit

The English Department at Boston University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting July 1, 2017, pending final budgetary approval. Duties include publishing on and teaching courses (2/2 load) in modern and/or contemporary drama and performance with an emphasis on race and/or gender, with a strong capacity to teach in a related literary field. Evidence of scholarly research required. Doctoral degree required by time of appointment. Salary commensurate with experience. Send cover letter, vita, and 2-page description of dissertation or major publications by November 1, 2016 to ensearch@bu.edu. Interviews at MLA. This position is part of a multi-department hiring initiative aimed at increasing the College of Arts and Science’s strengths in critical perspectives on race, ethnicity, gender, and sexualities. We are an equal opportunity 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. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

https://apply.interfolio.com/37975

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California State University, Fresno (CA) - 20th/21st-Century British Literature with Emphasis in Digital HumanitiesEdit

California State University, Fresno is an engaged University. We focus on broadening students' intellectual horizons, fostering lifelong learning skills, developing the leaders of tomorrow, promoting community involvement, and instilling an appreciation of world cultures. We nurture cultural competence by celebrating the rich diversity of the campus community and welcoming the participation of all. Members of the University community are expected to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. For information on the University's commitment and dedication to creating a university known for its integrity, civility, equity, respect and ethical behavior, please visit: http://www.fresnostate.edu/academics/diversity

Available for Academic Year: 2017/2018.

Fresno State has been recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI); an Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI); and has been designated to the Community Engagement Classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Faculty members gain a clear path to tenure through the University's Probationary Plan Process. Salary placement depends upon academic preparation and professional experience. California State University, Fresno is a vibrant and growing campus. When necessary, the University may decide to make more than one faculty appointment from a single search.

The Department of English in the College of Arts & Humanities at California State University, Fresno seeks applicants for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor in 20th/21st-century British Literature with an emphasis in Digital Humanities. The successful applicant will teach undergraduate and graduate students, conduct scholarly and applied research, and engage in service-related activities. Primary teaching responsibilities will be in Modern and Contemporary British Literature, core course for both the major and graduate programs, General Education courses, as well as regular topics courses in area(s) of specialty, including the development of Digital Humanities curricula and/or initiatives. This position is open to all areas of 20th/21st-Century British Literature.

We believe that the best English classrooms are communities in which teachers and students work together to analyze, construct and apply meaning. Class size is typically under 25. Graduate courses are capped at 15. First year writing courses are taught by graduate students. Faculty members have ample opportunity to design courses in response to changes in the field, student interests, and their own scholarly leanings. Our faculty is comprised of scholars of literature, rhetoric, teacher education, and composition, as well as creative writers. It includes winners of the Pulitzer Prize, the American Book Award, and several Fulbright scholars. The English Department is home to The Normal School literary magazine and three other literary journals. It also has an active Sigma Tau Delta chapter. Students and faculty alike have a strong sense of community relationship, manifested in their organizing of the Central Valley-wide Young Writers Conference for over 30 years, and in their serving as base for the Chicano Writers' and Artists' Association (CWAA). In 2007, the department also hosted the national Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States (MELUS). Every year the English Department organizes the Undergraduate Conference on Multiethnic Literatures of the Americas (UCMLA), a successful local conference with potential for growth. Now in its eighth year, UCMLA has foregrounded multiethnic literatures, provided a platform for presentation of undergraduate scholarship in the field, gathered graduate students and faculty together in event planning, and brought to campus such writers as Cherríe Moraga, Roxane Gay, Naomi Shihab Nye, Samya Bashir, and Jorge Huerta, among others. Fresno State is home to programs in Africana Studies, Middle East Studies, Chicano and Latin American Studies, Women's Studies, Armenian Studies, Asian American Studies, and Jewish Studies. Fresno State's DISCOVERe program is one of the largest tablet technology initiatives in the nation, and multiple opportunities exist to participate in digital archiving and storytelling within the department and at the university level.

Required Education: An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in English or other closely-related disciplines from an accredited institution (or equivalent) is required; however, applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered. For appointment, the doctorate must be completed by the date of appointment (08/17/2017).

Required Experience: 1) Successful teaching experience at the undergraduate level; 2) Clear digital humanities research agenda; and 3) Ability to demonstrate commitment to working effectively with faculty staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications: Additional teaching and/or experience in digital pedagogy.

Application Procedures: Review of applications will begin October 15, 2016, and will continue through November 15, 2016. To apply, applicants must complete an on-line application at http://jobs.fresnostate.edu and attach the following: 1) a cover letter specifically addressing required experience and preferred qualifications; 2) a curriculum vitae; and 3) list of three professional references. Short-listed candidates will be required to submit three current letters of recommendation, a writing sample of up to 20 pages, and a statement of teaching philosophy prior to their phone/video interviews, which will be held in November and December. Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts prior to campus visits. For inquiries, contact Dr. John Beynon, Search Committee Chair; California State University, Fresno; Department of English; College of Arts and Humanities; 5245 N. Backer Avenue, MS PB 98; Fresno, CA 93740-8001 (Phone: 559.278.2240; E-mail: jbeynon@csufresno.edu.)

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California State University, Fresno (CA) - TT Asst. Professor - Modern/Contemporary English Literature with Emphasis in Postcolonial and/or Global English Literature (incl. Modern British) - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

The Department of English in the College of Arts & Humanities at California State University, Fresno seeks applicants for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor in Modern/Contemporary English Literature, with an emphasis in Postcolonial Literature and/or Global English Literature. The successful applicant will teach undergraduate and graduate students, conduct scholarly and applied research, and engage in service-related activities. Primary teaching responsibilities will be in Modern and Contemporary British Literature-century British Literature, core courses for both the major and graduate programs, General Education courses, as well as regular topics courses in area(s) of specialty, including the development of Postcolonial or Global English Literature curricula. Applicants who can connect their research and teaching to larger questions related to race, migration, transnational experience, and empire especially encouraged to apply.

We believe that the best English classrooms are communities in which teachers and students work together to analyze, construct and apply meaning. Class size is typically under 25. Graduate courses are capped at 15. First year writing courses are taught by graduate students. Faculty members have ample opportunity to design courses in response to changes in the field, student interests, and their own scholarly leanings. Our faculty is comprised of scholars of literature, rhetoric, teacher education, and composition, as well as creative writers. It includes winners of the Pulitzer Prize, the American Book Award, and several Fulbright scholars. The English Department is home to The Normal School literary magazine and three other literary journals. It also has an active Sigma Tau Delta chapter. Students and faculty alike have a strong sense of community relationship, manifested in their organizing of the Central Valley-wide Young Writers Conference for over 30 years, and in their serving as base for the Chicano Writers' and Artists' Association (CWAA). In 2007, the department also hosted the national Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States (MELUS). Every year the English Department organizes the Undergraduate Conference on Multiethnic Literatures of the Americas (UCMLA), a successful local conference with potential for growth. Now in its eighth year, UCMLA has foregrounded multiethnic literatures, provided a platform for presentation of undergraduate scholarship in the field, gathered graduate students and faculty together in event planning, and brought to campus such writers as Cherríe Moraga, Roxane Gay, Naomi Shihab Nye, Samya Bashir, and Jorge Huerta, among others. Fresno State is home to programs in Africana Studies, Middle East Studies, Chicano and Latin American Studies, Women's Studies, Armenian Studies, Asian American Studies, and Jewish Studies.

Required Education: An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in English, Comparative Literature, or other closely-related disciplines from an accredited institution (or equivalent) is required; however, applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered. For appointment, the doctorate must be completed by the date of appointment (08/17/2017).

Required Experience: 1) Successful teaching experience at the undergraduate level; 2) Clear research agenda; and 3) Ability to demonstrate commitment to working effectively with faculty staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Preferred Qualification: 1) Interest in connecting research to larger questions of race, migration, transnational experience, and empire.

Application Procedures: Review of applications will begin October 15, 2016, and will continue through November 15, 2016. To apply, applicants must complete an on-line application at http://jobs.fresnostate.edu and attach the following: 1) a cover letter specifically addressing required experience and preferred qualifications; 2) a curriculum vitae; and 3) list of three professional references. Short-listed candidates will be required to submit three current letters of recommendation, a writing sample of up to 20 pages, and a statement of teaching philosophy prior to their phone/video interviews, which will be held in November and December. Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts prior to campus visits. For inquiries, contact Dr. John Beynon, Search Committee Chair; California State University, Fresno; Department of English; College of Arts and Humanities; 5245 N. Backer Avenue, MS PB 98; Fresno, CA 93740-8001 (Phone: 559.278.2240; E-mail: jbeynon@csufresno.edu.)

Online App. Form: http://apptrkr.com/875951

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California State University, Sacramento (CA) - TT Asst. Professor - post-1945 Literature (British, American, and/or World Literatures in English)Edit

The English department of California State University, Sacramento, is a community of teachers, scholars, writers, and support staff whose primary mission is to promote learning in composition, creative writing, English education, linguistics, literature, and the teaching of English as a second language. The department seeks to help students acquire knowledge, develop skills, and realize their own intellectual and creative goals.

At the undergraduate and graduate levels, the English Department presents a broad and balanced curriculum designed to develop the reading and writing skills, the interpretative abilities, and the cultural awareness of its students by maintaining and enhancing a tradition of strong teaching, solid scholarship, and vigorous support of creative literary activity.

A successful California State University, Sacramento faculty member promotes the values celebrated by a public, regional, comprehensive, metropolitan university. At Sacramento State, the quality of the education we provide is our top priority. In addition to contributing positively to teaching and learning, faculty members are expected to engage in scholarship and to provide service to the University and to the greater community. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people with the commitment and ability to work with a diverse student population.

Duties/Responsibilities: - Exhibit superior teaching skills across a broad range of classes to a diverse student body. - Have an active research agenda. - Work well with fellow faculty in various disciplines in shaping the direction of the Department and University through active participation in committee work and faculty self-governance. - Participate in student advising. - Make contributions to the broader community.

Course assignments may include: - Undergraduate writing courses. - Large literature surveys. - Upper-division undergraduate courses. - Graduate seminars in the specialty area.

Normal teaching load is four courses per semester.

Qualifications REQUIRED: - Ph.D. in English or related field required. ABD candidates will be considered. If ABD, candidates will be required to complete the doctoral degree by August 2017. - Specialization in post-1945 literature (British, American, and/or World Literatures in English). - Demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence at the college level. - Active scholarly agenda. - Demonstrated ability to work with diverse students and communities.

This is a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank beginning with the Fall 2017 semester. Salary is dependent upon qualifications and professional experience.

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

Application Review: Review of applications will begin on November 4, 2016. This position will remain open until filled. All materials must be received by this date to ensure full consideration.

Application Procedures: Applications are only accepted through the Sacramento State jobs website located at http://www.csus.edu/about/employment. Instructions on how to apply can also be found at this link. External applicants can apply by clicking on the Faculty, Staff, and Management Opportunities link. Internal applicants can apply by logging on My Sac State.

Applicants must include the following attachments with the application: 1. Cover letter that addresses the qualifications for the position. 2. Current curriculum vitae. 3. Writing sample (approximately 15 pages). 4. Unofficial transcripts attesting to highest degree earned (official transcripts required if invited for interview).

At the time of application, please also have three confidential letters of recommendation sent to: Professor David W. Toise, Department of English, MS 6075, 6000 J Street, California State University, Sacramento, Sacramento, CA 95819-6075. english@csus.edu

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Colorado State University (CO) - TT Assistant Professor of English in 20th & 21st C. Lit (incl. Environmental / Ecological Emphasis) - PRELIMINARY INTERVIEW SCHEDULEDEdit

The Department of English at Colorado State University invites applications for an entry-level position of Assistant Professor of English specializing in 20th and 21st Century Literature. We are seeking a scholar and teacher working in any field of 20th and 21st century literature with a focus on one or more of the following areas: the environment, ecology, the anthropocene, environmental justice, bioregionalism, or animal studies. Candidates should be able to contribute both to the intellectual life of the department and to participate in and envision interdisciplinary initiatives across campus. The successful candidate will be appointed untenured and at the rank of Assistant Professor. This is a tenure-track, nine-month appointment, beginning August 16, 2017.

Required Job Qualifications: PhD in English or related field of study at time of appointment Evidence of sustained critical and pedagogical engagement with literature in relation to the environment, ecology, the anthropocene, environmental justice, bioregionalism, or animal studies Evidence of potential as a teacher and a scholar.

Preferred Job Qualifications: Experience teaching or conducting research in interdisciplinary programs, particularly involving the sciences.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, teaching portfolio of no more than 10 pages showing evidence of teaching effectiveness, writing sample of no more than 30 pages of scholarly work (preferably published or forthcoming), and enter the name and contact information for three references who will be emailed a request for a letter of recommendation upon submission of your application. Address cover letter to Search Chair, 20th and 21st Century Literature.

Semifinalists will be invited in December to schedule an interview by video conference.

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on: 10/17/2016

Link to Apply: https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/37528

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Concordia University (CAN) - TT Asst. Professor - British Literature since 1945Edit

The Department of English at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in British Literature since 1945. A doctorate in hand or imminent is necessary. Scholarly publications and university teaching experience are desirable.

The candidate will contribute to the department’s robust research milieu through, for example, supervision of Masters and Doctoral dissertations in modern and contemporary British literature, and will enjoy opportunities to collaborate in a variety of relevant interdisciplinary programs and research centres. The candidate will teach period, genre, and specialized courses in our undergraduate and graduate programs, and will be involved in curricular innovation across the span of our British Literature course offerings.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, a writing sample, evidence of teaching effectiveness and three letters of reference. Please submit only electronic applications. All applications should be sent to: Dr. Andre Furlani, Chair, Department of English, Concordia University. Chair.engl.fas@concordia.ca

Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Furlani at Chair.engl.fas@concordia.ca. Subject to budgetary approval, the position begins on August 1, 2017. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Applications should reach the Department no later than December 12, 2016.

Concordia University pledges itself to employment equity and fosters diversity; applicants are encouraged to describe how they may further our Department’s commitment to diversity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents enjoy priority.

LINK: https://www.concordia.ca/artsci/english/about/job-opportunities.html

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Connecticut College (CT) - TT Asst. Professor - British Literature of the Long Nineteenth Century and British/Global ModernismsEdit

The Department of English invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, specializing in British Literature of the Long Nineteenth Century and British/Global Modernisms. The position begins on July 1, 2017. Possible specializations include gender and sexuality studies, race studies, literature and science, urban studies, transatlantic and hemispheric studies, and the analysis of class; an additional consideration is the ability to contribute to the College’s interdisciplinary programs and departments (such as Africana Studies, Global Islamic Studies, and Gender and Women’s Studies) and Centers for interdisciplinary scholarship (the Goodwin-Niering Center for the Environment, the Toor-Cummings Center for International Studies and the Liberal Arts, the Holleran Center for Community Action and Public Policy, the Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology, and the Center for the Comparative Study of Race and Ethnicity). The teaching load includes courses in Modernism, conceived broadly and globally, and Nineteenth-Century British Literature at all levels; introductory courses required for the major, which all members of the department teach; and courses contributing to the College’s Connections program. ABD required, Ph.D. preferred by August 2017.

The successful candidate will join an English department with an established commitment to the study of English as a global language and to interdisciplinary study. With this position, we hope to continue our commitment to joining aesthetic and cultural concerns. With existing ties to many of the interdisciplinary programs and centers listed above, the English Department at Connecticut College is a flexible, transformative, and active influence on campus; we hope to continue this legacy with a new tenure-track colleague in British Literature of the Long Nineteenth Century and British/Global Modernisms.

Connecticut College is a private, highly selective institution with a demonstrated commitment to outstanding faculty teaching and research. Recognizing that intellectual vitality and diversity are inseparable, the College has embarked on a significantly successful initiative to diversify its faculty, student body and curriculum. The College seeks creative scholars excited about working in a liberal arts setting, with its strong focus on engaged teaching, participation in shared governance, and active involvement in an institution-wide advancement of diversity.

Tenure-track faculty members normally teach a 3-2 load. In addition to providing ongoing support for teaching and research, the College offers the following resources for pre-tenured faculty: a 2-2 teaching load in the first year, a research fund in the first two years, and a semester’s sabbatical (at full salary) after a successful third-year review. Further information regarding support for faculty research and teaching may be found here. Further information about the English Department may be found here.

Please submit, via Interfolio, a curriculum vitae, a letter of application, a sample syllabus, a 20-page writing sample, and three recent letters of recommendation. Priority will be given to applications received by November 1, 2016. Questions may be addressed to Lina Perkins Wilder, Chair, Department of English, at lina.wilder@conncoll.edu.

Connecticut College is a private, highly selective institution with a demonstrated commitment to outstanding faculty teaching and researach. Recognizing that intellectual vitality and diversity are inseparable, the College has embarked on a significantly successful initiative to diversify its faculty, student body and curriculum. The College seeks creative scholars excited about working in a liberal arts setting, with its strong focus on engaged teaching, participation in shared governance, and active involvement in an institution-wide advancement of diversity.

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/37182

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Erskine College (SC) - Assistant/Associate Professor of English - Modern British / World and/or Early AmericanEdit

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Erskine College English, Due West, South Carolina 29639

Assistant/Associate Professor of English

Ph.D. in English with specialization in modern literature (primarily British and world)

Ph.D. in English with specialization in early American literature

Preference will be given to candidates with secondary expertise in several of the following: literary criticism, history and grammar of the English language, young adult literature, Victorian literature, creative writing, journalism, and theater. The position is tenure track and begins in fall 2017. Successful candidates must show a strong commitment to teaching excellence and serious scholarship. The normal teaching load, eight courses per academic year, includes freshman composition and introductory literature courses.

Applications will be received until position is filled. Special consideration will be given to qualified applicants who are available to teach at Erskine by January 25, 2017.

Erskine College is a private, Christian liberal arts college affiliated with the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/37362

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Hope College (MI) - TT Open Rank - 19th-20th c. British Literature - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Hope College English department invites applications for a 19th and 20th Century British Literature tenure-track position to begin in fall of 2017. Rank is open, with preference given to hiring at the level of assistant professor. Candidates will be expected to teach nineteenth-and-twentieth century British literature. They should have college-level teaching experience in composition, and preparation to teach general education courses, such as First-Year Seminar and others suited to the applicant's interests. Because the English department is also a research-oriented department, candidates should have a program of scholarly publications in British literature and/or plans for a continued active program of writing and publication.

Qualifications: Candidate should have a Ph.D. in British literature since 1800 by the fall of 2017 and teaching experience at the undergraduate level. Job responsibilities include teaching 12 credits (usually three courses) each semester--typically half the load will be in department literature courses and half in general education courses, serving as formal and informal advisor to students, and carrying out a continuing program of research and publication. Candidates should demonstrate an ability to combine teaching excellence with research productivity, and should be committed to the character and goals of a liberal arts college with a Christian perspective.

Application Instructions: As part of the online application, candidates will upload the following documents: a cover letter that clearly describes ways in which the candidate will support each aspect of Hope College's mission, a statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, curriculum vitae, and unofficial graduate transcripts. Applications received by December 7, 2016, will be assured of full consideration. [deadline updated below].  Questions regarding applications should be sent to Ernest Cole, Search Committee Chair at colee@hope.edu For technical assistance with the application process, please contact NEOGOV Applicant Support at 1-855-524-5627 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. EST M-F.

About Hope College: Hope College is a four-year liberal arts college where academic excellence and vibrant Christian faith join together in a supportive and welcoming community. Hope offers an academically rigorous, co-educational and residential education to 3,200 undergraduate students from more than 40 states and 45 countries. Affiliated with the Reformed Church in America since its founding in 1866, Hope College is known for its invitational ecumenical Christian atmosphere, friendly campus community, and well-balanced academic and co-curricular offerings. Hope's beautiful campus is located just steps from award-winning downtown Holland, Michigan and less than seven miles from Lake Michigan. Hope College is recognized as a national leader in undergraduate research and scholarship and for providing exceptional professional preparation and life-changing educational experiences that equip our students for success after graduation. The college has consistently ranked among the nation's top liberal arts colleges and is featured in the book Colleges That Change Lives.

Hope College is financially sound, with more than 40 consecutive years of balanced budgets, an endowment of approximately $200 million and no deferred maintenance, and over $140 million invested in the construction of new facilities during the past 12 years. The college completed its newest buildings, the Kruizenga Art Museum and the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts, in 2015 and will open the Jim and Martie Bultman Student Center in 2017.

In 2015, Hope College launched its 10-year strategic plan, Hope for the World: 2025, which consists of six goals, focused on: academics; Christian formation; global engagement; community; reputation and influence; and value. Developed by the campus community, the strategic plan supports the college's mission, "to educate students for lives of leadership and service in a global society through academic and co-curricular programs of recognized excellence in the liberal arts and in the context of the historic Christian faith."

Agency: Hope College

Address: 100 East 8th Street, Holland, Michigan, 49423.

Phone: 616.395.7811

Website: http://www.hope.edu/employment

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Deadline:  Applications received by October 15, 2016, will be assured of full consideration.

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  • Is Hope College similar to Calvin College, in that they require faculty to attend a Christian Reformed Church and to send their children to private CRC schools?
  • Also posted at Romanticism/Victorian/19th 2017

McKendree University (IL) - TT Asst. Professor - British Literature - post-1800 - PHONE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The English Department at McKendree University invites applications for a tenure-track position in English, beginning Fall 2017 at its Lebanon, Illinois campus.

McKendree, Illinois' oldest college, is a selective comprehensive university with a liberal arts tradition located approximately 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis, Missouri.

Position requires a Ph.D. in English or closely related field with expertise in British literature (post-1800). The successful candidate will teach the second half of the British literature survey course as well as upper-level courses in Romantic literature, Victorian literature, and 20th-century British literature. Regular teaching of first-year composition is required; also, there may be occasional opportunities to teach special topics courses in one's area of expertise.

The teaching load is 4 / 4. Candidates should be committed to excellent teaching and the ability to integrate an active scholarly agenda with their classroom practice. Salary and fringe benefits are competitive.

Interested individuals should send a cover letter referencing position ENG78 along with a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation (at least one of which must address teaching experience), a statement of teaching philosophy, and unofficial graduate transcripts (official transcripts will be required upon hire) to Shirley Baugh, Director of Human Resources, at HR@McKendree.edu.

Screening will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Priority will be given to applications received by November 1, 2016. Minorities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. EEO/ADA/Vet/Disabled.

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Queens College, CUNY (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - British / Anglophone Modernism - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

Queens College is an urban school with a student body that reflects the diversity of New York City. With a mission to prepare students to become leading citizens of an increasingly global society, Queens College offers a rigorous education in the liberal arts and sciences under the guidance of a faculty dedicated to both teaching and research. The College’s liberal arts, science, and pre-professional programs have earned it high rankings in college guides such as “The Princeton Review America’s Best Value Colleges;” the College’s graduates have won prominence in nearly every field.

The Queens College English Department teaches a wide range of undergraduate courses to over four thousand students, including five hundred and fifty English majors. Its MA program serves over two hundred MS Ed and literature students, and its MFA program in Creative Writing and Translation attracts a select group of students from across the US. The forty-five full-time faculty teach and publish in both traditional and emerging areas within the profession; recent hires include specialists in composition studies, nineteenth-century American, Asian American, African American, Caribbean, Victorian, Science Fiction, transnational, and Children’s literature. Eight English Department faculty also teach in the consortial PhD program in English at the CUNY Graduate Center, more than from any other CUNY college.

In support of the campus mission, strategic plans and values the English Department seeks to fill one tenure-track Assistant Professor Vacancy in British/Anglophone Global Modernism beginning Fall 2017. The selected candidate will teach required courses in the English Major as well as undergraduate and graduate courses in British and Anglophone Global Modernist literature, and is also expected to participate in research and perform advising duties in the English department. The selected candidate will also share departmental committee responsibilities and take on other administrative duties if needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

Ph.D. degree in English or related area. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

All candidates with research and teaching expertise in British and/or Anglophone Global Modernisms will be considered, but we are especially interested in applications from scholars with a specialization in Digital Humanities, gender and sexuality studies, race studies, transatlantic and hemispheric studies, and the analysis of class. Also required are a record or clear promise of research publication, a record of strong teaching, and a demonstrated commitment to departmental and institutional service. The finalist is expected to have a completed PhD in hand by time of employment.

COMPENSATION

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

HOW TO APPLY

If you are viewing this job posting on any website other than CUNYfirst, please follow the instructions below: - Go to http://www.cuny.edu and click on "Employment" - Click "Search job listings" - Click on "More options to search for CUNY jobs" - Search by Job Opening ID number (15819) - Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the instructions.

Please note that candidates must upload curriculum vitae, cover letter, and statement of teaching philosophy in any of the following formats: .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format**Please use a simple name for the document that you upload, for example, JDoeResume. Documents with long names cannot be parsed by the application system.

Candidates must also submit a full dossier including cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference by mail to: Professor Glenn Burger, Chair, Department of English, Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Boulevard, Flushing, NY 11367-1597.

Or by email to glenn.burger@qc.cuny.edu.

CLOSING DATE: December 26, 2016 with resume review to begin November 26, 2016.

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Rollins College (FL) - TT Asst. Professor - British Literature, spec. post-1785 - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Department of English at Rollins College invites applications for a tenure-track position for Assistant Professor of English beginning Fall 2017. The preferred applicant will be skilled in teaching the full range of British Literature with a specialization in British Literature post-1785.

Secondary expertise is encouraged in film studies, transnational literature, and/or sexuality studies. The annual teaching load of 3/3 will include courses in the candidate's area of specialization, courses part of the first-year studies program, and contributions to the general education curriculum. Courses include traditional and non-traditional students.

A Ph.D. is preferred; ABD candidates must have Ph.D. in hand by Fall 2017.

Founded in 1885, Rollins is an independent, comprehensive, liberal arts college. 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 enrolls approximately 3,200 students in diverse degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. Rollins ranks number one among 128 Southern master's-level universities in the annual rankings of "America's Best Colleges," released by U.S. News & World Report. For additional information, please visit the College website at www.rollins.edu .

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please submit an application and upload the following materials: Letter of interest: Rollins is committed to creating a just, diverse, and inclusive learning community. In your letter, discuss how you can contribute to this commitment through your teaching, scholarship, service (at the college, community and professional levels), and presence on campus. Include examples of ways you have already addressed this commitment in your previous and current experience or would like to in the future. Curriculum vitae

Questions may be directed to: William Boles, Professor of English E-mail: wboles@rollins.edu

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2016.

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

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. at the time of employment.

Apply at: http://jobs.rollins.edu/cw/en-us/job/492422/assistant-professor-english

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Salisbury University (MD) - Assistant Professor in English, British and Environmental Literature (1900-Present)Edit

The Department of English at Salisbury University is accepting applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in English, British and Environmental Literature.

Area of Specialization: British Literature 1900-present, specific period open. Secondary research area in Environmental literature and/or ecocriticism.

Primary Job Duties: Teaching three four-credit courses per semester in introductory and advanced British (1900-present) and Environmental literature/Ecocriticism; helping build the English major as well as working closely with the Environmental studies program helping to develop and expand Environmental humanities through the implementation of existing courses and the development of new courses; participating in the activities and service of the department and university. Faculty are expected to utilize effective teaching and classroom management strategies which enhance the success of diverse learners.

Minimum Qualifications: PhD in English (British literature) with additional evidence of scholarly work/potential in Environmental literature and/or ecocriticism.

Applications submitted by November 1st, 2016 will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin August 2017. Applications are accepted only via Salisbury University's online employment application system. Visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/hr/careers/ to apply online.

All applicants must submit: 1.) A letter of interest; 2.) curriculum vitae; 3.) teaching philosophy; 4.) three (3) blind letters of reference provided from your professional references of by an online credential service provider send directly to cdhubbard@salisbury.edu. All documents must be submitted via the online employment application system. If you have any questions about the position, please contact the search chair, Christopher Vilmar at csvilmar@salisbury.edu. First round interviews will be conducted via Skype.

This position is based in Salisbury, MD. Salisbury University is a member of the University System of Maryland. It is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 58 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Founded in 1925, Salisbury University features a beautiful campus close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk. SU is consistently ranked among the nation's top colleges and 'best values' by U.S. News and World Report, The Princeton Review, Kiplinger's Personal Finance and other publications. SU has 416 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8700.

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Union College (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - British ModernismEdit

The English Department at Union College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor (or advanced standing for suitable candidates), specializing in British Modernism, with a focus on Transatlantic or Global Modernism. The ideal candidate might explore the connections of 20th century British literature to the Caribbean, Africa, North America, or Latin America. Applicants must have the demonstrated ability to teach both 20th century British poetry and fiction. Applicants must also have the ability to teach an introduction to literature course and the college's First-Year Preceptorial. Applicants must be committed to both excellent teaching and scholarship. We are particularly interested in candidates who can contribute courses in support of Union's interdisciplinary programs and welcome applications from members of groups traditionally underrepresented in the field. Ph.D. or equivalent required by Spring 2017. Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status.

Applicants should send (1) a cover letter outlining experience, areas of teaching and research interest, and publications, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) evidence of teaching effectiveness including course evaluations if available, (4) writing sample of no longer than 25 pages, (5) and a statement regarding experience working with diverse student populations and/or ability to contribute to a diverse community, to Professor Bernhard Kuhn, Chair, English Department at egldept@union.edu. Please send all materials in a single PDF file. Three letters of recommendation should be sent under a separate cover to the same email address. Applications will be accepted until November 15th, 5 PM EST.

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University of Florida (FL) - TT Asst. Professor of English - Critical Theory and Modernist and/or Contemporary Literatures - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

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 2017. Specialization: Critical theory, with an additional emphasis in English-language modernist and/or contemporary literatures. Successful candidates must demonstrate scholarship and commitment to teaching in both historical theoretical movements (post-structuralism, critical theory, hermeneutics, psychoanalysis, feminism) and contemporary practices (Marxist, Lacanian, queer, globalization, affect, post-colonial, critical race theories), as well as in one or more English-language twentieth-century and/or contemporary literary traditions. We especially welcome candidates with additional expertise in one or more of the following: multiple media and genres, digital humanities, cultural studies, comparative approaches, and non-Anglo-American English-language literatures (South Asian, Irish, Caribbean, African). The normal teaching assignment is two courses per semester.The Department of English has a strong commitment to diversity, and we are especially interested in increasing the diversity of our faculty. The successful candidate must be able to work with students, faculty and staff from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds.

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 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

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

Minimum Requirements: Applicants must have a PhD in hand by June 30, 2017.

Preferred Qualifications: 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/ job number 499334, 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 20, but the position will remain open until filled. Send email inquiries or nominations to Phillip E. Wegner (pwegner@ufl.edu).

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University of Hong Kong (CHN) -  Asst Professor - Long 18th Century to the Present / Postcolonial (2 Positions)Edit

Applications are invited for appointment as Assistant Professor in English Literary Studies in the School of English of the Faculty of Arts, from September 1, 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal. Due to retirements, two positions are to be filled. An appointee with demonstrated excellence and contribution will be considered for tenure towards the end of the second three-year contract.

The School’s research and teaching in literary and cultural studies has a strong cross-cultural and specifically boundary-crossing orientation, focusing on literature, writing, and performance in connection with forces that shape, link, and open national, institutional, and cultural spaces. Recent conferences organized by the School include “Oceanic Archives and Transnational American Studies” (2012), “Elegance and Messiness in the Age of Risk” (Biennial Symposium on Literature and Culture in the Asia-Pacific Region 2013), “Victorian Transport” (Australasian Victorian Studies Association Annual Conference 2014), “Siting Postcoloniality Colloquium and Workshop” (2015), “Island Cities and Urban Archipelagos” and “The Victorians and the Democratic Imagination” (2016).

For position 201601014, we are looking for candidates working in literary and cultural studies in English, from the long 18th century through the contemporary, with a research focus on narrative.

For position 201601015, we are looking for candidates working in the field of postcolonial studies, with particular interest in locating postcoloniality in the 21st century and in connection with current movements to decolonise globality (addressing, for instance, oceanic histories and concerns, conditions of insecurity and migration, new forms of democratic politics, or other relevant movements).

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in literary studies, an active research record and relevant teaching experience, and be prepared to teach and supervise at the B.A., M.A., M.Phil. and Ph.D. levels. For more information about the School’s academic programmes and research areas, applicants are encouraged to visit the School’s web pages at http://www.english.hku.hk. Please note that the School is not involved in ESL teaching.

A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with the appointee's qualifications and experience will be offered, as well as annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

Applicants should send a completed application form, together with a cover letter and an up-to-date C.V. to soesrapp@hku.hk. Application forms (341/1111) can be obtained at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk. Closes October 31, 2016.

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University of Iceland - TT Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Contemporary British and American LiteratureEdit

The University of Iceland is a progressive educational and scientific institution, renowned in the global scientific community for its research. It is a state university, situated in the heart of Reykjavík, the capital of Iceland. A modern, diversified and rapidly developing institution, the University of Iceland offers opportunities for study and research in almost 300 programmes spanning most fields of science and scholarship: Social Sciences, Health Sciences, Humanities, Education, Sciences and Engineering.

The Faculty of Foreign Languages, Literature and Linguistics invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Contemporary British and American Literature. The successful applicant should have a Ph.D. in English and specialist knowledge relating to contemporary British and American literature. Research is an important aspect of the position: applicants will therefore be expected to demonstrate an active research programme and promising publication record.

The successful applicant will contribute to historical and theoretical first, second and third year BA courses and MA seminars on British and American Literature, and academic writing about literature. The applicant will also supervise B.A. essays and M.A. and Ph.D. theses in English Literature. The ability to cover introductory teaching in earlier British and American literature would be an advantage. Teaching is in English and therefore near-native proficiency in English is required. Most compulsory courses are taught by distance as well as on-site so the successful applicant must be willing and able to participate in distance teaching, and interest in digital humanities is an advantage.

The position carries full administrative responsibilities and therefore proficiency in Icelandic will be an advantage, though not a prerequisite; a willingness to achieve basic competence in Icelandic in the first two years is expected. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are essential assets.

This is a tenure-track position with an initial appointment of five years.

The evaluation of academic merits will be in accord with Icelandic Law and Rules for the University of Iceland No. 569/2009.

Applicants shall include with their applications certificates attesting to their education and work experience, a list of their publications, a report on their scholarly work and other works they have carried out, and a report on their research plans if they are offered the position. Applications must make clear which of their publications, the applicants regard as the most important regarding the advertised position (no more than eight publications should be selected). Applicants must send the most important publications with their application, or indications as to where they are accessible in electronic form. When more than one author has produced a publication, the applicant must account for his or her own contribution to the work. Applicants are also expected to include references for their teaching and administrative work, as appropriate.

Salary for the position of Assistant Professors/Lecturers will be according to the current collective wage and salary agreement between the Union of University Teachers/ State University Professors´ Union, and the Minister of Finance.

The deadline for application is October 3rd 2016. The successful applicant is expected to start the appointment no later than January 1st 2017.

Applications and accompanying documentation should preferably be submitted in electronic form by e-mail: bmz@hi.is reference is hi 16090001. Applications and accompanying documentation that are not submitted in electronic form must be sent in duplicate to the Division of Science and Research at the University of Iceland, Main Building at Sudurgata, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland. All applications will be answered and applicants will be informed about the appointment when a decision has been taken.

For further information contact Guðrún Björk Guðsteinsdóttir Chair of Department in English, tel.: +354 525 4453, e-mail gsteins@hi.is; and Óskar Einarsson Director of Administration, tel.: +354 525 5236, email oe@hi.is.

Appointments to the University of Iceland do take into account the Equal Rights Project of the University of Iceland.

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  • Does anyone know what they mean by certificates attesting to employment? I wrote to ask, but got no reply.

University of La Verne (CA) - TT Asst. Professor - British Literature Specialist (incl. Contemporary)Edit

Assistant Professor of English, British Literature Specialist

Job Description Summary: The University of La Verne is a comprehensive private university founded in 1891 and located in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains about 35 miles east of Los Angeles.

The University is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution. The Department of English is committed to teaching and scholarly excellence, values a multicultural perspective, fosters a collegial learning community for students and faculty, and actively strives to incorporate cultural diversity and multiculturalism into its mission. Learn more about the university at: http://laverne.edu/.

The Department of English is accepting applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor with a British Literature specialization, to commence fall 2017. The successful candidate will demonstrate strength in British literature across the centuries with a specialty in one or more of the following areas: Linguistics, major periods like Romantic, Renaissance, Contemporary, Post-Colonial or diaspora.

Additional teaching in Multiethnic Literature of Britain, Canada, and the diaspora desired.

Must be student centered with strong service orientation.

Specific Duties: Teaching load is three courses per semester and will include intermediate and upper level literature courses as well as in the writing program.

Professional responsibilities include consistently good teaching, scholarly activities (especially peer-reviewed publications), student advisement, and college and departmental service.

Minimum Qualifications: Doctorate in English from a regionally accredited university required at time of application. Some college teaching experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Location: La Verne Online

Special Instructions: Review of applicants for this position will begin November 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.Applications should include a cover letter of interest describing your teaching philosophy and research experience, curriculum vita, representative publications, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including several recent course evaluations and course syllabi if available), and letters from three professional references.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: http://laverne.edu

Online App. Form: http://apptrkr.com/897245

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University of Michigan (MI) - Open Rank - Later-20th Century and Contemporary Literature - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

Open rank, starting date September 2017, university-year appointment.

The Department of English at the University of Michigan invites applications for an open-rank, tenure-track position in later-20th century and contemporary American, Anglophone, and/or British literary studies. We take an expansive view of these fields and welcome work that stretches and crosses boundaries of history, genre, method, discipline, region, and canonicity.

Applicants should use the “Open Faculty Positions” link on the UM English Department website (http://www.lsa.umich.edu/english/) to submit a cover letter, CV, statement of current and future research plans, statement of teaching philosophy and experience, a writing sample, evidence of teaching excellence, and three letters of reference by September 30. The University of Michigan and the Department of English value contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage applicants to comment, either in the cover letter or in a separate statement, on how their research, teaching, and/or service experience will enhance our efforts to support these values and the needs of an increasingly diverse student population.

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is supportive of the needs of dual career couples. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. All applications will be acknowledged.

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University of North Alabama (AL) - TT Assistant Professor- 20th-/21st Century British LiteratureEdit

The English department at the University of North Alabama is seeking an Assistant Professor of 20th and 21st century British literature. We particularly welcome candidates with a secondary expertise in Anglophone, Transnational, and/or Global literatures. Additional expertise in Gender or Sexuality Studies is also desired. The successful candidate must demonstrate a dedication to teaching excellence and a commitment to an active program of scholarship and research. Primary teaching assignments include first-year composition courses (which all faculty teach), the British literature surveys, as well as advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in appropriate areas of expertise. All faculty are expected to teach a 4/4 load with possible reductions for graduate courses. Participation in college service and student advisement will be expected. Competitive salary commensurate with degree, rank, and experience.

The position is open until filled; however, application review begins on November 1st.

The University of North Alabama is the state’s oldest public university and sits on a beautiful 130-acre campus in historic Florence, Alabama. Florence is located within a four-city area on the banks of the Tennessee River known as the Shoals, which is steeped in arts, culture, and entertainment—and is home to the famous Muscle Shoals sound.

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  • If you haven't gotten in your application yet, please do so immediately.  We are beginning to evaluate candidates shortly.  Please be patient with our process--our department is running four job searches and, while we will try to be as timely as possible, we may have some delays.  We will not be interviewing at MLA and expect to do our first-round interviews via Skype or phone.  Good luck to everyone on the market this year.  I (Cheryl Price) am the Search Committee Chair and you may contact me if you have any questions.

University of Toronto (CAN) - TT Assistant Professor - 20th-/21st Century British Literature - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Department of English at the University of Toronto, St George campus, invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in the field of 20th-/21st-Century British literature. Research and teaching interests in both modern and contemporary literature are most desired.The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin on July 1, 2017

Applicants must have earned a PhD in English or appropriate field by the date of appointment or soon thereafter. The successful candidate must display evidence of excellence in both research and teaching. Evidence of excellence in teaching should be demonstrated via a strong statement of teaching philosophy, excellent teaching evaluations, strong endorsements from referees, and the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application. Previous university teaching experience is preferred. Candidates must also provide strong evidence of research of an internationally competitive calibre, as evidenced by publications in leading journals in the field, presentations at significant conferences, a strong research dossier (to be submitted as part of the application) and strong endorsements by referees of high international standing.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Department of English, St George Campus, offers the opportunity to teach and to conduct research in a department that is committed to studying the literatures of English in both their historical depth and their geographical range. Situated in one of the most diverse cities in the world, the Department reflects that diversity in its approach to English as a world language. The Department is committed to excellence in teaching and research. Candidates must display evidence of excellence in these areas.

All qualified applicants are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), research dossier (including a statement outlining current and future research interests), and a substantial writing sample. If you have questions about this position, please contact careers.english@utoronto.ca. All application materials should be submitted online by the closing date of October 31, 2016.

Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply . We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.

We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Applicants should also ask three referees to send signed letters on letterhead directly to the department via e-mail to careers.english@utoronto.ca by the closing date, October 31, 2016.

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VISITING POSITIONS / Limited Term AppointmentsEdit

St. Lawrence University (NY) - Visiting Asst. Professor - Modern and Contemporary British Lit. - PHONE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

St. Lawrence University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern and Contemporary British Literatures, including at least one post-colonial or Anglophone literature. The successful candidate will teach both introductory surveys and advanced seminars in these subjects as well as literary theory. Normal teaching load is 3 courses per semester.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in English in-hand
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Preferred Qualifications: Ability to teach in more than one post-colonial/Anglophone literature preferred.

Please note the following two-part application process: 1. Interested applicants must apply online at http://emplyment.stlawu.edu. 2. Submit a detailed letter of application, C.V. emphasizing publications and relevant teaching experience, sample syllabi, and letters of recommendation via Interfolio’s ByCommittee. For help with Interfolio, please email help@interfolio.com or call 877-997-8807. Applications should be received by November 15, 2016; review will continue until the position is filled. All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

LINK: https://employment.stlawu.edu/postings/857

Interfolio link (from 9/30/16 MLA JIL): https://apply.interfolio.com/38249

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