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Brigham Young University-Idaho (ID) - TT Full-Time Faculty in English, incl. British Modernism (Multiple Positions)Edit

The Department of English at Brigham Young University-Idaho invites applications for four full-time teaching positions. The department is looking for faculty with academic backgrounds in Rhetoric & Composition, British Modernism, Shakespeare, English Education, and Professional Writing (with experience in visual rhetoric, document production, and digital design). Additionally, writing instruction will be an integral and vital component of these positions, as all English faculty members also teach Foundations Writing courses (i.e. General Education). Advanced degree in English or related field required (master's minimum). Faculty members abide by the university's Honor Code and have the important responsibility and role to help all students develop, both spiritually and academically, in accordance with the mission of BYU-Idaho.

You can apply for this position online at https://employment.byui.net/postings/12048

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Bryn Mawr College (PA) - TT Assistant Professor in Children's and Young Adult LiteratureEdit

The Department of English at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, beginning tenure-track, Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2018, in Children's and Young Adult literature. Candidates may focus on any time period or geographic area, including pre-20th century and the Anglophone world. Possible specializations might include: childhood studies; gender, sexuality, and trans studies; race and ethnicity; disability studies; environmental studies; speculative fiction; and/or graphic narratives. Bryn Mawr's library holdings include The Ellery Yale Wood Collection, a recent bequest of over 15,000 volumes of 18th-20th century British and U.S. children's literature. Candidates must have completed all Ph.D. requirements by the start date. To apply for this position, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy and research statement, and writing sample by November 1, 2017 to the English Department Search Committee via Interfolio ByCommittee at: https://apply.interfolio.com/42996. In addition, arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the English Department Search Committee. Applications received by November 1, 2017 will receive full consideration. Located in metropolitan Philadelphia, Bryn Mawr College is a distinguished liberal arts college for women and has strong consortial relationships with Haverford College, Swarthmore College, and the University of Pennsylvania. Bryn Mawr has a student body of 1,300 undergraduates, as well as 350 graduate students in coeducational graduate programs in social work, humanities and science. We are a diverse and international community of faculty, students and staff who share an intense commitment to intellectual inquiry and a desire to make meaningful contributions to the world. The College supports faculty excellence in both research and teaching and is committed to social justice and inclusion in the classroom and in the community at large. Bryn Mawr College is an equal-opportunity employer; candidates from underrepresented groups and women are especially encouraged to apply.

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Bucknell University (PA) - TT Asst. Professor of Women's and Gender Studies and Modernist LiteratureEdit

Bucknell University’s Department of Women’s and Gender Studies invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning in the Fall semester of 2018.

We seek a women’s/gender/sexuality studies teacher-scholar with expertise in modernist literature. In addition to courses related to their particular area(s) of expertise, the successful candidate must have demonstrated ability to teach Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies and upper-level courses in areas such as history of sexuality, women’s literary history, modernism, and/or feminist theory, as well as courses that contribute to Bucknell’s general education curriculum.

Evidence of teaching excellence is required. The successful candidate must have an active program of scholarship and a track record of active support for diversity and inclusive, innovative pedagogy. A Ph.D. degree is required.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Applications must be submitted online via Bucknell's career site. Applicants should submit a complete dossier including a letter of application, C.V., a course syllabus for Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies and a course syllabus for one additional course, teaching evaluations or other evidence of successful teaching as available, and three letters of recommendation. Candidates should discuss their relevant experience in the areas of diversity and inclusiveness in the letter of application.

The committee will begin reviewing applications on September 28, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position should be directed via email to Prof. Coralynn Davis at cvdavis@bucknell.edu.

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Colgate University (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - Modern Irish and Postcolonial LiteratureEdit

The Department of English at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2018, in modern Irish and postcolonial literature. Completion of Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. Teaching assignment of five courses per year includes introductory literature courses and advanced courses in the candidate’s area(s) of specialization. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Please submit letter of application, vita, writing sample, and three letters of reference at http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10076. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their letter of application how their approach to teaching and scholarship might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Review of applications will begin November 18, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be held at the MLA convention in New York City, January 4-7, 2018, or, for candidates who cannot attend the convention, via remote technologies. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at http://www.upstatenyherc.org.

Colgate is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2900 students situated in central New York state. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the English department can be found at http://www.colgate.edu/academics/departments-and-programs/english. It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by law. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Durham University (UK) - Assistant Professor in Cognitive Literary Studies (incl. Modern Lit. and Medical Humanities)Edit

Proud to offer excellent standards of teaching supported by interdisciplinary research projects, the Department of English is also the founder of an internationally important research project, ‘Hearing the Voice’, and this new role has been created in order to ensure its continuing success. This project examines how hearing voices can impact on those with severe mental illness including schizophrenia and psychosis, and also in everyday situations. You will therefore contribute to collaborative research, working with a broad spectrum of stakeholders ranging from voice-hearers to cognitive neuroscience academics. Working on the development of a new, research-led MA in medical humanities, you will also teach undergraduate and Masters level studies relating to modern and contemporary literature, literary theory, and medical humanities.

You’ll need: A good first degree with a PhD in English or a related subject. Excellence in the field of English Literacy Studies. An interest in research relating to the modern period and the broader field of medical humanities, with a methodological focus on cognitive literary studies. World class research outputs, with the potential to secure funding and a clear research plan that supports the departmental strategy. The ability to recruit and supervise PhD students, lead research groups and mentor those in the early stages of their research careers. Excellent teaching skills, with the creativity to tailor and deliver interesting seminars and lectures with the ability to attain fellowship of the HEA. Solid leadership capabilities with good communication skills. Candidates who would like to apply for the position as a grade 7 post aren’t expected to fulfil all the above criteria, but you are encouraged to apply for this role if you feel you have the potential to achieve these standards.

Location: Durham

Salary: £32,044 to £46,924

Hours: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Placed on: 14th September 2017

Closes: 23rd November 2017

Job Ref: ENGL18-1

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Hastings College (NE) - TT Asst. Professor - British Generalist, 1700-present (pref. Romantic, Victorian, or 20th c.)Edit

DATE OF APPOINTMENT: Late August 2018.

QUALIFICATIONS: Though we will consider candidates who are ABD, preference will be given to those who have completed the PhD.

THE POSITION: This is a full-time, tenure-track position for a generalist in British literature after 1700. A secondary area of specialization in creative writing is welcome. Primary specializations in Romantic, Victorian, or twentieth-century literature are desirable, as is expertise in postcolonialism or ecocriticism. All department members teach upper- and lower-division courses, including first-year composition. The college operates with a 3-1-4 (or 4-1-3) course load that includes a 3-week January term. Willingness to advise and work closely with students is essential. Rank and salary are commensurate with education and experience; the position includes a full benefit package.

THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Languages and Literatures includes five tenured or tenure-track faculty as well as contingent members. We offer two areas of emphasis for English majors (Literature and Writing) as well as a Spanish major and (newly) a Publishing major. We also offer teaching endorsements in English and Spanish and participate in the college's Master of Arts in Teaching program. Approximately 40 students are English majors and minors, another 10 are Spanish majors, and a handful are Publishing majors. The department also provides general education courses taken by almost all of the students at Hastings College.

THE COLLEGE: Founded in 1882, Hastings College is an independent, coeducational, Presbyterian-related, national liberal arts college with an enrollment of about 1200 students. The student/faculty ratio is 14/1. The median ACT composite of entering students is about 24.

THE COMMUNITY: Hastings (pop. 25,000) is an attractive residential community in South-Central Nebraska, 100 miles west of Lincoln, and 15 minutes south of Interstate 80. The city enjoys good public and private schools, offers excellent professional and community services, and serves as a cultural center for a large surrounding area.

APPLICATIONS: A qualified candidate should send a personal statement of interest in joining the Hastings College faculty, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a CV (with the name of three references) to Dr. Gary Johnson, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, Hastings College, 710 N. Turner Ave., Hastings, NE 68901. Email: hcsearch@hastings.edu. Phone: (402) 461-7346. We will contact you if we need additional materials (i.e. transcripts, letters of recommendation, syllabi).

APPLICATION DEADLINE: To be assured full consideration, all requested materials should be received by the end of Sunday, October 29, 2017. To find out more about Hastings College, please visit our website at http://www.hastings.edu.

HASTINGS COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL-OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, AND WOMEN AND MEMBERS OF MINORITY GROUPS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY FOR ALL POSITIONS.

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North Carolina Wesleyan College (NC) - TT Asst. Professor - British Literature - 19th-20th c./ContemporaryEdit

North Carolina Wesleyan College seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English to start in August 2018. A Ph.D. in British literature, with expertise in 19th-century, 20th-century, and/or contemporary literature, is required. The successful candidate will teach first-year and other writing courses, as well as a variety of survey and upper-level literature courses.

North Carolina Wesleyan College, an undergraduate liberal arts college emphasizing teaching excellence and personal attention, is located in the eastern North Carolina city of Rocky Mount and serves approximately 2,000 students, including adult degree students in the evening college. Faculty are expected to engage students through the use of both traditional and innovative instructional strategies. Initial applications should include in ONE pdf file (saved with last name as subject): a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts showing academic work in higher education and degrees received, and three letters of recommendation addressing academic qualifications and effective teaching experience. Complete application files should be sent to the attention of Mr. Darrell Whitley, Director of Human Resources, at dwhitley@ncwc.edu .

A regular load at North Carolina Wesleyan College is 4/4. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2018 and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified.

North Carolina Wesleyan College does not currently sponsor H-1B/H-1B1 petitions/visas for openings in this position. Therefore, only candidates who are already legally authorized to work in the United States will be considered.

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Queens College, CUNY (NY) - TT Assistant Professor of Twentieth/Twenty-First Century DramaEdit

The Department of English at Queens College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Twentieth/Twenty-First Century Drama. PhD in English or a related field. Also required are a record or clear promise of publication, a record of strong teaching, and a demonstrated commitment to departmental and institutional service.

All candidates with publication and teaching expertise in twentieth/twenty-first century drama will be considered. Preferred secondary interest in playwriting: scholars with an MFA in playwriting or professional playwriting experience, publications in that area, and the ability to teach in an MFA program. Completed PhD in hand by time of employment.

Queens College is an urban school with a faculty and student body that reflects the diversity of New York City. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

CUNY requires that applicants apply online. Upload a cover letter describing related qualifications and experience, CV, and the name and contact information of three (3) professional references at http://www.cuny.edu: click "Employment," then "Search job listings,” then “More options to search for CUNY jobs," then search by Job Opening ID Number (17395), click on "Apply Now" and follow the instructions.

It is essential that candidates submit the requested items to CUNYFirst for a valid application.

In addition, applicants must also submit a full dossier including cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference to Glenn Burger, Chair: by email to englishadmin@qc.cuny.edu. Include “Asst. Prof. Drama Position” in the subject line.

CLOSING DATE: November 20, 2017.

MLA JIL 9/22/17

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St. Lawrence University (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - 20th and 21st Century Postcolonial British LiteraturesEdit

St. Lawrence University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in 20th - 21st Century British literatures, with specialty in at least one postcolonial Anglophone literature. The successful candidate will offer introductory surveys and advanced seminars in these areas and literary theory. Normal teaching load is 3 courses per semester.

Ph.D. in British Literature in-hand by August 2018. Proof of publications and teaching experience. Expertise in creative writing also desirable. The successful candidate will join a department with a curricular commitment to teaching the mutuality of the study of literature and the practice of creative expression.

Applications should be received by November 13, 2017; review will continue until the position is filled.

Please note the following two part application process.

1.Interested applicants should submit a detailed letter of application, C.V. emphasizing publications and relevant teaching experience, statement on diversity, sample syllabi, and letters of recommendation via Interfolio's ByCommittee. Questions can be directed to Colleen Friot at cfriot@stlawu.edu.

2.Applicants must complete a St. Lawrence University online application form at https://employment.stlawu.edu/.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

St. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit http://www.stlawu.edu.

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/45698

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St. Norbert College (WI) - TT Assistant Professor of English - Modern British LiteratureEdit

St. Norbert College, a nationally ranked, residential liberal arts institution with an enrollment of 2,200 students, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English with expertise in modern British literature and secondary interests in contemporary literature, postcolonial literature, drama, and/or film. Ph.D. in English language, literature, and/or culture required. Start August 2018.

Teaching duties include three courses per semester, including Introduction to Literary Studies, a topical Senior Capstone, contributions to the Core Curriculum, and major courses by specialty. Applicants should demonstrate excellence in teaching and successful scholarship. Additional responsibilities include student mentoring, service on college committees, and other typical collegial duties.

St. Norbert College, a Catholic institution rooted in the Norbertine tradition, welcomes applications from all backgrounds and faith traditions. The College's mission emphasizes the Norbertine vision of community and includes providing "an educational environment that fosters intellectual, spiritual and personal development." We seek those who will contribute to our mission and support our commitment to building a vibrant, diverse, and spiritually engaged community (http://www.snc.edu/mission/statement.html). The English discipline's program description and statement of its relation to the mission of the college are located at http://www.snc.edu/english/mission.html

The Green Bay metropolitan area offers abundant opportunities for recreational and cultural endeavors, growing communities with modern and historical housing options, top tier schools, and world-class healthcare. Northeast Wisconsin is home to Fortune 500 companies, as well as thriving start-ups, and is served by its own international airport. For additional information, visit http://www.thenewnorth.com/life-in-the-new-north

Screening of applicants will begin on November 1, 2017. Interviews will take place at the MLA convention in January 2018. Submit an application letter, a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a writing sample to Dr. Paul Johnson, Associate Dean of Humanities, St. Norbert College, 100 Grant St, De Pere, WI 54115-2099. Electronic submissions are preferred and can be sent to kelly.krummel@snc.edu, addressed to Dr. Paul Johnson.

St. Norbert College is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to enhancing the diversity and cultural competency of its students, faculty, staff and administration.

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Texas State University (TX) - TT Assistant Professor - British Literature of the 20th and 21st CenturiesEdit

Job Posting Number: 20180030FAC

Job Location: San Marcos

College of Liberal Arts

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Position Description: Tenure-track assistant professor, specialty in British literature of the 20th and 21st centuries. Successful applicant expected to maintain active record of publication and to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of specialization. Teaching assignment will include core English courses, such as first-year composition and/or introductory literature surveys taught in a large lecture setting. Teaching assignments may include other courses in literature and courses within candidate’s areas of interest. Teaching assignment is 2/2 for first two years, 3/3 thereafter.

Required Qualifications: —Ph.D. in English or closely related field, with degree completed at time of appointment; —Specialization in British Literature of the 20th and 21st centuries; —Demonstrated teaching excellence; and —Background and/or experience commensurate with the position of assistant professor and sufficient to teach graduate courses in British literature of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Preferred Qualifications: —Demonstrated ability in scholarly research on literature of British literature of the 20th and 21st centuries; and —Ability to teach other British literature and/or literary and critical theory, mythology, and core courses in English (first-year composition, large introductory literature surveys).

Application Procedures: Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered (https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/20108). For full consideration, please submit the following by November 1, 2017: 1) a letter of application, 2) current curriculum vitae, and 3) contact information for three references (to follow curriculum vitae).

Proposed Start Date: Fall 2018

Open Until Filled? Yes

Review Date: 11/01/2017

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University of Denver (CO) - TT Asst. Professor - British/Transatlantic ModernismsEdit

he Department of English and Literary Arts at the University of Denver has eighteen full-time faculty members, offering courses in British, American, and World literatures. Our undergraduate major includes concentrations in English, Creative Writing, and English Education. We also offer an M.A. and a Ph.D. with concentrations in Literary Studies and Creative Writing.

Position Summary: The Department of English and Literary Arts at the University of Denver seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with a specialization in British/Transatlantic Modernisms. Our department is committed to building a diverse and inclusive educational environment. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will advance this commitment through their research, teaching and/or service.

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Teach five (5) courses per academic year.
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Demonstrated potential for very good to excellent teaching.
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Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in English; or ABD with the expectation that the dissertation will be finished by December 1, 2017 and Ph.D. completed by September 1, 2018.

Demonstrated experience interacting with diverse communities or evidence of a commitment to incorporate inclusive teaching methods and/or pedagogies to effectively engage broadly diverse student populations.

Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in English with a specialization in British/Transatlantic Modernisms.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is November 15, 2017.

Special Instructions: Candidates must apply online through http://www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply. For questions regarding this position, please contact Dr. Clark Davis, Department Chair, at Clark.Davis@du.edu.

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University of Michigan (MI) - TT Asst. Professor - 20-21 c. Poetry, Drama and/or PerformanceEdit

The English Department at the University of Michigan expects to make a tenure-track, assistant professor appointment in the field of 20th- to 21st-century poetry, drama, and/or performance to begin in September, 2018. We take an expansive view of these fields and welcome work that stretches or crosses boundaries of history, genre, method, discipline, region, and canonicity. This is a university-year appointment.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, statement of current and future research plans, statement of teaching philosophy and experience, a writing sample, and three letters of reference by September 28th. The English Department is committed to the core values of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and we encourage all 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.

Further information about the Department of English Language and Literature can be found on our website at http://lsa.umich.edu/english. Click on the “Faculty Job Openings” button on the home page to apply.

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University of Pennsylvania (PA) - TT Assistant Professor in Contemporary Poetry and PoeticsEdit

The English Department invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor rank in the field of contemporary poetry and poetics. We are particularly interested in candidates who are practicing poets, whose writing connects contemporary poetics to earlier periods of poetic invention, and whose work aligns well with resources in poetry/poetics at Penn (such as PennSound, Jacket2, and Kelly Writers House), reaching out to poetry communities beyond the University. We welcome applications from candidates with an established reputation as a poet and an emerging record as a scholar. PhD expected at time of appointment. The normal teaching load in our department is two courses per semester. Applicants should submit materials online at http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/1244 and include a letter of application, CV, the names of three references, and a writing sample (max. 7500 words). Recommenders will be contacted by the University with instructions for submitting their letters to the website. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

The Department of English is strongly committed to Penna€™s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating a more diverse faculty (for more information see: http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html). The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Hillsdale College (MI) - Asst. Professor of English (5 yr. appt. - renewable) - pref. Modern British GeneralistsEdit

Hillsdale College, an independent, four-year institution with a traditional liberal arts mission, seeks applications from teachers and scholars of demonstrated excellence who are prepared to offer three courses per semester as follows: a) two courses in our core “Great Books” sequence (ENG 104-105); and b) either a period course in British literature (ENG 300 level) or an upper-level seminar in literature (ENG 400 level).

Position: This is a five-year position, beginning August 2018, with the possibility of renewal. Generalists in modern British literature are encouraged to apply; preference may be given to those prepared to teach twentieth century British literature. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. Other desirable attributes include a solid blend of teaching, research, and service preparation, and a strong commitment to our liberal arts mission. Love for undergraduate teaching is a must, along with the desire to work in a thriving, collegial department.

Directions: Applicants must send a letter of application that presents evidence of strong undergraduate teaching skills and an active, focused research agenda. Applicants must also include two separate documents: a) a statement of teaching philosophy and specific professional goals; and b) a detailed response to the College’s Mission Statement (please see http://www.hillsdale.edu/about/mission) that includes a discussion of the candidate’s ability to teach in the light of its commitments. The application must also include a curriculum vitae, three up-to-date letters of recommendation, and transcripts. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Deadlines: All materials must be received by November 1, 2017. Review of applications will begin November 2nd. The first round of interviews will be conducted via Skype in mid December, followed by formal campus visits for the finalists after the new year. Send all materials to Dr. Stephen Smith, Chair, Department of English, Hillsdale College, 33 East College, Hillsdale MI 49242. 517-607-2637. EOE.

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/44935

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Massey University (NZ) - Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in English - 20th c. Literature - 3 yr. Fixed-TermEdit

Massey University's School of English and Media Studies is established on three campuses in Palmerston North, Auckland and Wellington. It has a strong record in teaching excellence and pastoral care in an interactive learning environment. Courses are taught in internal and distance learning modes (including online delivery), at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The School currently offers programmes in English, Media Studies, Creative Writing, Expressive Arts, Public and Professional Writing, and Theatre Studies. Applications are invited for an 3 year fixed-term, full-time position as Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in English (US equivalent Assistant/Associate Professor) within the School of English and Media Studies at Massey University (New Zealand). We are looking for a candidate with research and teaching strengths in twentieth century literature.

All applications will be carefully considered, but we particularly encourage applicants with additional specialisations in one or more of the following areas: contemporary literature, genre fiction, postcolonial literature, transnational literature, environmental literature, and digital humanities.

As the successful appointee you will be expected to make a substantial contribution to the School's core courses in English literary studies ("Introduction to English Studies" and/or "Literary Landmarks: Words that Changed the World"), and contribute to the ongoing development of the undergraduate and postgraduate English programmes. The Massey English BA English major consists of three literary strands - nation and period, genre and theme, and New Zealand and Pacific - and a fourth strand of creative and applied writing courses cross-listed from related programmes. Candidates are also encouraged to look at the School's full range of programmes and consider possible areas of synergy and cross-disciplinary co-operation in their teaching.

The position is based at Massey University's Manawatu campus in Palmerston North. The level of appointment will depend on qualifications and experience. It is anticipated that the selected candidate will take up the appointment in January 2018. The appointee will have a completed PhD at the time of application. Academic publications and other evidence of ongoing research, as well as experience of teaching English at University level are expected. An ability to teach English at postgraduate level and to supervise research up to and including PhD level is required. Enquiries should be directed to Associate Professor Jenny Lawn (j.m.lawn@massey.ac.nz or +64-92136337), School of English and Media Studies, Massey University.

Applications close on Tuesday, 15 August 2017, and should be submitted via the Massey Careers website http://www.massey.ac.nz/joinus/. Applications should include a full CV and names and addresses of three referees.

Closing date: 15 August 2017. Reference number: A203-17CA

For further information and to apply online, visit: http://massey-careers.massey.ac.nz/

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University of Nevada Reno (NV) - Continuing Lecturer - English (Generalists, incl. 20th c. Lit.) - 2 PositionsEdit

The Department of English at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR), invites applicants for two (2) continuing lecturer positions to begin July 1, 2018. We are seeking generalists with a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching to teach lower-division required courses in the literature and writing tracks of the English major and courses in the Core Curriculum. These may include courses in 20th century British and American Literature, 20th century Ethnic American Literature, professional writing, or creative nonfiction. The positions have a 4/4 teaching load with potential course release opportunities for academic advisement, assessment, or administrative duties.

The University of Nevada, Reno, is the state’s land-grant research and teaching institution. It serves approximately 21,000 students, with significant and growing numbers of first-generation students and students of color (http://www.unr.edu). UNR was ranked as a Tier 1 institution by U.S. News and World Report and is centrally located adjacent to downtown Reno. Boasting a vibrant arts and restaurant scene, Reno has also become a hub for world-class outdoor recreation. It is situated on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada, 45 minutes from Lake Tahoe, four hours from the San Francisco Bay Area, and near both Yosemite and Lassen National Parks.

UNR believes that diversity promotes excellence in education. We are an inclusive and engaged community, and we recognize the enhanced value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience. Members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Candidates must possess an M.A. in English by August 2018.

The University of Nevada accepts applications electronically. Please submit a letter of application which includes a statement indicating how you would contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through your research, teaching, and/or service, a curriculum vita, and a statement of teaching philosophy via the university’s website at https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/25911

Applications will be accepted through November 1, 2017. We will begin reviewing materials immediately after this closing date. EEO/AA Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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

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