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See also: English Literature 2016-2017

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Ashoka University (INDIA) - TT Open Rank Position in Literature of the long 18th CenturyEdit

We are looking for an exciting scholar and teacher of the literature and culture of the long 18th century. Areas to be covered will include Restoration and Augustan literatures, and literature in the age of Empire, with a specialisation in one or more of the following fields: the rise of the novel, trans-Atlantic Victorian literature, travel narratives. Interest and expertise in Victorian and/or Romantic poetry would be a plus. Classes to be offered will include Literature in the Age of Empire as well as more specialized classes according to the candidate's expertise. Candidates will need to have the Ph.D in hand by the time of joining Ashoka. Teaching experience pointing to a vibrant, dialogic, and fascinating classroom pedagogy would be welcome. Ashoka University is an equal opportunity employer, and will offer competitive compensation packages for suitable candidates.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, a writing sample of no more than 25 pages, and the names and email addresses of three references.

For questions or more information please email faculty.recruitment@ashoka.edu.in.

For full consideration all materials should be submitted at http://ashoka.edu.in/facultypositions by November 15, 2016.

About Ashoka University: Ashoka University is a private, nonprofit university providing a high quality liberal arts and sciences education, the first of its kind in India.

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/37370

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Babson College (MA) - TT Asst. Professor - Early Modern Literature (c. 1500-1800, incl. long 18th c.)Edit

The Arts and Humanities Division at Babson College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position specializing in an area of Early Modern Literature c.1500 to 1800. Areas of specialization may include but are not limited to literature of the long 18th century, global Shakespeare, world literatures, and transatlantic literary studies. We seek to hire an assistant professor with a Ph.D. in early modern literature, with a secondary interest of her or his choice. We are particularly interested in candidates who bring global approaches to their teaching and scholarship, and we value engagement with issues of race and ethnicity, gender and sexuality.

Candidates must have completed their doctorate by the time of appointment. They must demonstrate teaching excellence and evidence of scholarly promise. Beyond teaching, duties include research as well as professional service within the College and for one’s professional community. The position starts on September 1, 2017 with a normal teaching load of 4 courses per year in the pre-tenure years, and 5 courses per year thereafter, with opportunities for research support.

Candidates must be prepared to teach literature and culture to non-majors who are enrolled in both liberal arts and management courses throughout their four undergraduate years. Candidates must be qualified and willing to teach in our Foundation Program, which includes both our Rhetoric courses and the interdisciplinary liberal arts required Foundation course. Foundation courses thematically explore the challenges that individuals face as they struggle to exercise ethical agency in midst of changing social, cultural, political, economic, historical, and aesthetic and representational structures. In addition to its liberal arts requirement, Babson College has a vibrant and growing arts scene, including its theatre-in-residence, the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, The Empty Space Theatre Company, and robust visual and literary arts exhibitions and productions. We welcome candidates who bring complementary and new strengths to our arts programming.

Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Please include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one sample publication, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference. Additional materials might be requested after initial screening. Deadline for applications is November 1, 2016.

LINK to Apply: https://babson.peopleadmin.com/postings/4452

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Bogazici University (TURKEY) - Assistant Professor, Transatlantic Literature in the Long-Eighteenth Century (1660-1830)Edit

The Department of Western Languages and Literatures at Bogazici University invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor position to be filled by a foreign national in American and British Transatlantic literature in the long-eighteenth century.

Responsibilities include teaching two courses per semester in a variety of survey courses in British and American literature as well as upper-division BA, MA and PhD courses in one's specialty; thesis supervision at the undergraduate and graduate levels; administrative duties. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to integrate active scholarship with excellent teaching.

A Ph.D. in English or a related field is required by July 1, 2017. The appointment will begin Fall 2017 with a base salary currently ranging between 6260-7290 TL per month after taxes. The position is subject to a yearly renewable contract and includes state health insurance.

Please send your CV, a writing sample of approximately 20 pages, a cover letter and three confidential letters of recommendation on one PDF file to llapp@boun.edu.tr. The deadline for applications is October 15, 2016. Interviews will be held by Skype.

Bogazici University is the top public university in Istanbul, Turkey. All classes are taught in English. Please visit http://westlanglit.boun.tr/homepage/ and http://www.boun.edu.tr for further information about the university and the department.

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Christopher Newport University (VA) - TT Asst. Professor - Transatlantic World Literatures 1600-1900 or Long 18th c.Edit

The Department of English at Christopher Newport University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Transatlantic World Literatures 1600-1900 or the long 18th century, effective August 21, 2017. Applicants must be committed to undergraduate education and demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and research with undergraduates. The successful candidate will have expertise in colonial American, Native American, early modern British literature(s), or early globalization, and have demonstrated potential for strong scholarship and publication. Teaching duties include first and second year writing seminars, lower and upper-level literature courses, and contributions to the ongoing development of the curriculum. The nominal teaching load for tenure track appointments is 3-3. The Ph.D. in English or a closely related field is required for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. In some cases, exceptionally well-qualified candidates may be considered for appointment at a higher rank and ABD candidates who will not hold the Ph.D. by the time of appointment may be considered for appointment at the rank of Instructor. Phi Beta Kappa membership is highly desirable.

CNU is committed to outstanding teaching and learning, undergraduate education, and the liberal studies core; the University is seeking to shelter a Phi Beta Kappa chapter. The Fall 2016 freshman class of 1,225 students was selected from nearly 8,000 admission applications, and presented high school GPA and SAT score middle 50% ranges of 3.5-4.0 and 1080-1240, respectively. Capital improvements (approaching $1 billion) on the beautiful, 260-acre campus, located between historic Colonial Williamsburg and the ocean resort of Virginia Beach, integrate the University's liberal arts vision, nurturing mind, body, and spirit. These include the state-of-the-art Trible Library; three new academic buildings including a newly opened integrated science building; the Freeman Center athletic complex; and the I.M. Pei-designed Ferguson Center for the Arts, which brings to Virginia the finest performing artists in the world.

Our faculty enjoy an atmosphere of collegiality and mutual respect that rewards outstanding teaching and fosters active intellectual and creative engagement. Christopher Newport University is committed to ensuring that all people are welcomed, honored and fully engaged in the life of our academic community. We recruit exceptional and diverse faculty and encourage applications from individuals who are underrepresented in their profession. Faculty are productive scholars and researchers, supported by professional development funds. Faculty and administrators regularly consult and collaborate as the University works to sustain a culture of scholarly inquiry, informed debate, and civic action that enriches students, faculty, and the surrounding community. The result is a supportive and cohesive academic setting in which the University cultivates and carries forward its mission. Competitive salary with excellent health and retirement benefits and a well-designed family leave policy further enhance the CNU workplace. For further information on CNU, please visit our website at http://www.cnu.edu.

To apply, please send a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts (photocopies acceptable for initial screening), statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of recommendation to: Director of Faculty Recruitment, Assistant Professor of English (Transatlantic World) Faculty Search, Search #8185 Christopher Newport University, 1 Avenue of the Arts, Newport News, VA 23606-3072. Or facultyrecruitment@cnu.edu

Review of applications will begin on November 7, 2016 Applications received after November 7, 2016, will be accepted but considered only if needed. Search finalists are required to complete a CNU sponsored background check.

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College of the Holy Cross (MA) - TT Asst. Professor - British Poetry from Milton through the Eighteenth CenturyEdit

The Department of English at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position specializing in British Poetry from Milton through the Eighteenth Century. Experience and interest in Digital Humanities is a plus. The position will begin in August 2017. A Ph.D. is required. Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as informed by current practice and scholarship in the field. The position carries a 3-2 teaching load with a full-salary one-semester research leave prior to tenure review and generous sabbatical and fellowship leaves for tenured faculty.

The College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect faculty job applications electronically. Please submit a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching philosophy and interest, copies of transcripts, and three confidential letters of recommendation to (https://apply.interfolio.com/36408). Email and paper applications will not be accepted. The College values cultural and intellectual pluralism as integral to its mission and essential to the excellence of our academic program. We invite candidates to reflect in their applications on how their teaching, scholarship, and/or service will support our commitment to diversity and inclusion (http://www.holycross.edu/campus-life/diversity-and-inclusion). The College mission statement is available at http://www.holycross.edu/about-us/mission-statement. Questions about the position may be addressed to Jonathan Mulrooney, Chair, Department of English, College of the Holy Cross. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2016. We encourage candidates to learn more about our department at http://www.holycross.edu/academics/programs/english.

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  • - Seems this might be an internal hire? One of their VAP's interests match the job description pretty closely...
  • Also posted at Renaissance 2017

Columbia University (NY) - TT Assistant Professor - Early Modern Drama, 1500-1700Edit

The Department of English and Comparative Literature invites applications for a beginning tenure-track assistant professorship in early modern drama, 1500-1700. Broad knowledge of the dramatic canon, of the non-dramatic Renaissance, and fluency with current critical approaches desired. Beyond teaching in the field of specialization, the successful candidate also will teach "Literature Humanities," a two-course sequence in Columbia's Core Curriculum, each year for the first three years of the appointment. Ph.D. must be awarded by July 1, 2017. The review of applications will begin November 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

School/Institute/Unit: Arts and Sciences

Minimum Degree Required: Ph.D. by July 1 appointment start date

Minimum Qualifications: All applicants MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered for the position.

Our criteria involve, but are not limited to, scholarly promise and achievement, teaching potential, and appropriateness to our particular needs and current capabilities.

Preferred Qualifications: Additional Information: For inquiries about the RAPS application process, please email pbr2101@columbia.edu.

Posting Date: 08-23-2016

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants: All applications must be made through Columbia University's Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS). Please upload the following required materials: cover letter, current CV, dissertation abstract, and writing sample of no more than twenty-five pages. RAPS will accommodate uploads of maximum two (2) megabytes in size per document.

Before uploading documents, applicants first will be asked to input a name and valid email address for each reference provider. The application to this position requires a minimum of three (3) reference letters. The applicant may enable RAPS to generate an automatic email to the reference provider, politely requesting a letter of reference and offering a secure link to the RAPS website where a letter can be uploaded quickly and easily. Wherever possible, letters should be uploaded in the online system. If this is not possible, the applicant should refer the reference provider or dossier service to the following address: Prof. Jean Howard, Chair, Early Modern Drama Search Committee, Department of English and Comparative Literature, 602 Philosophy Hall, Columbia University, MC 4927, 1150 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027.

After completing the "Provide References" screens, the applicant will come to the "Attach Documents" screen and be asked to upload into RAPS the required application materials listed above. The completion of the application process in RAPS is indicated by a confirmation number, which the applicant should retain.

For questions about the RAPS application process please email pbr2101@columbia.edu.

Quicklink for Posting: http://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=63271

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Santa Clara University (CA) - TT Asst. Professor - British Literature of the Long Eighteenth CenturyEdit

The Department of English at Santa Clara University invites applications for a tenure-track position in British Literature of the Long 18th Century, with additional desirable expertise in Digital Humanities. Successful candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching undergraduates and be able to establish an active research program, possibly including undergraduates. Teaching responsibilities will include introductory and advanced courses in the Long Eighteenth Century (including possibilities such as Jane Austen studies, genre studies, empire studies, Romanticism, book history, print culture and digital approaches to literary studies) as well as first-year critical thinking and writing courses. The successful candidate will teach six courses spread over three quarters and will have Ph.D. in hand by September of 2017.

Link to Apply: https://jobs.scu.edu/postings/4843

Application materials should include 1) letter of application describing teaching philosophy, research plan appropriate for department serving undergraduates, experience working w/people of diverse cultures and identities, and reasons for interest in a position at Santa Clara University 2) curriculum vitae 3) sample syllabi 4) recent teaching evaluations for 2-3 courses 5) an example of scholarship: e.g., article, book chapter, dissertation chapter 6) (unofficial) graduate transcripts 7) three letters of reference, which will be solicited automatically through the applicant portal system upon submitting your application.

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University of Hong Kong (CHN) -  Asst Professor - Long 18th Century to the PresentEdit

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 Louisiana at Monroe (LA) - TT Asst. Professor - Long 18th C. / Romanticism - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

Assistant Professor of English

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Position begins 1/09/17

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REPSONSIBILITIES: The English Program offers the BA and MA in English and supports the BS in English Education. This nine-month, tenure track position has a teaching load of 12 credit hours per semester that includes freshman composition and sophomore survey courses, occasional participation in an interdisciplinary core course, and courses in advanced literature, drawing from the candidate’s specialty areas. The candidate will also participate in research, advising, serving on graduate committees and service to the department, college, university and community.

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph. D. in Long 18th Century Literature

Preferred qualifications: Ability to teach long 18th century literature; Expertise in English Romanticism; Interest in teaching American Romanticism; Experience in teaching freshman composition; Interest in teaching sophomore surveys; Interest in teaching online; Evidence of an ongoing, quality research agenda in long 18th century literature; Experience in university service; Good interpersonal skills.

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Jack Heflin, Search Committee Chair

English Program

School of Humanities

College of Arts, Education, and Sciences

University of Louisiana Monroe

Telephone: 318-342-1521

FAX: 318-342-1491

E-mail: Heflin@ulm.edu

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is a public, regional university serving a diverse population, including a growing number of international students. The university is an equal-opportunity and affirmative-action employer and welcomes applications from women and from members of historically underrepresented minority groups.

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University of Richmond (VA) - TT Assistant Professor of Eighteenth-Century LiteratureEdit

The Department of English invites applications for a tenure-track position in eighteenth- century literature at the assistant professor level, to begin in fall 2017.

We seek a literary scholar of the long eighteenth century, someone with the ability to teach across genres (novels, poetry, and drama) and across geographical areas; we welcome scholars with a variety of specialties, especially the black transatlantic, empire and globalization, queer studies, visual/material culture, gender, and/or the digital humanities. Such a scholar will engage in the University of Richmond’s innovative programs in the humanities, and in intellectual and cultural initiatives across departments and schools. The appointee will be expected to maintain excellence both in teaching and in research. Teaching load is 2/3, with courses ranging from small first-year seminars to advanced electives. The successful candidate will have proven teaching ability, will demonstrate significant scholarly accomplishment and dedication to future research, and will be committed to efforts to build a diverse and inclusive academic community. Ph.D. in hand by August 2017, required.

To be considered for MLA interviews, applicants must apply online at http://jobs.richmond.edu using the Faculty (Instructional/Research) link. Applicants will be asked to supply electronically a letter of application, curriculum vita, and a writing sample of up to 25 pages. Applicants will also be asked for the names and email addresses of at least three references, including at least one who can attest to the applicant’s teaching effectiveness and potential. The references will be prompted by email to upload their letters of recommendation to the site. Applications must be received by November 1.

The University of Richmond is a highly selective, private institution in a vibrant city within a two-hour drive of Washington, D.C. For information about the department, resources, and course offerings, please see http://english.richmond.edu.

The University of Richmond is committed to developing a diverse workforce and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of difference in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development, and institutional success. Our academic community strongly encourages applications that are in keeping with this commitment.

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University of San Francisco (CA) - TT Asst. Professor - Post Early-Modern British Literature in Global / Transnational Contexts (incl. Long 18th C. / Postcolonial)Edit

The Department of English at the University of San Francisco invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin in the fall 2017. This position seeks candidates from the field of Post Early-Modern British Literature in global / transnational contexts.

Job Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to develop and teach courses in the long 18th century and post colonialism. We are particularly interested in candidates who can teach a wide variety of undergraduate literature courses to both majors and non-majors, in a way that complements the social justice mission of the university. The standard teaching load for this position at USF is two 4-unit courses per semester with an additional third course every fourth semester (2-2-2-3 over two years). In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to engage in service to the department and college, as well as maintain an active research program that engages students when possible.

Minimum Requirements: include a Ph.D. in English, Comparative Literature, or related literary field by August 2017; a strong record of teaching at the university level, especially in British literature in the desired field; evidence of scholarship; and an understanding of and commitment to support the mission of the University of San Francisco are required.

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For information on how to apply, please visit the following link: http://www.usfjobs.com

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Yonsei University, Korea - TT Assistant Professor of pre-1800 European LiteratureEdit

The Underwood International College (UIC) of Yonsei University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in pre-1800 European literature at the international campus in Songdo, Incheon, located within the greater Seoul metropolitan region. We welcome applications from scholars specializing in any European national literary tradition and genre. Applicants should have received their Ph.D. by August 1, 2017 and have a strong commitment to research and undergraduate teaching. Teaching responsibilities are 6 credit-hours (2 classes) per semester. The starting date is either March 1 or September 1, 2017. Compensation includes competitive salary, health insurance and other benefits, subsidized housing up to six years, and a generous relocation and start-up package.

Yonsei University’s Underwood International College is a highly competitive undergraduate program at South Korea’s most prestigious private university, and combines the intimate atmosphere and low student-faculty ratio of a liberal arts college with the resources of a major research university. All instruction is in English, and the student body represents over 70 different countries. As part of Yonsei University’s continuing effort to increase faculty diversity, we are only accepting applications from non-Korean citizens.

Interested applicants should submit a short letter of application, dissertation abstract, and C.V. at http://uic.yonsei.ac.kr/professorship/application.asp before October 31, 2016. Short-listed candidates will then be asked to email 3 letters of recommendation, a writing sample, and sample syllabi to uic_faculty@yonsei.ac.kr. Interviews will be held over Skype. For additional information, please contact:

Prof. Jen Hui Bon Hoa (jhbh@yonsei.ac.kr).

Prospective applicants are encouraged to visit our website at http://uic.yonsei.ac.kr.

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Hamilton College (NY) - Visiting Assistant Professor Literature and Creative Writing (18th Century Literature)Edit

The Literature and Creative Writing Department of Hamilton College invites applications to fill a 2-year term position (renewable once) in 18th-century literary and cultural studies with a comparative emphasis. We seek an innovative and dedicated teacher/scholar who can contribute in various ways to our flexible curriculum and diverse course offerings. Departmental needs and/or interests include, but are by no means limited to, the origins, legacies, and contradictions of “the Enlightenment” as a global phenomenon; literary and material culture (e.g., print culture, maps, diagrams, etc.); comparative genre studies (novel, essay, autobiography).

Candidates with ABD will be considered, although candidates with a Ph.D. are preferred. The teaching load for this position is five courses per year. By November 14, 2016, please send a vita, letter of application, three confidential letters of recommendation, and a writing sample (at least 10 pages) as pdf files via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/37943.

Questions regarding the search may be directed to Professor Margaret Thickstun, Chair, at mthickst@hamilton.edu. We will hold preliminary interviews by Skype during the week following the MLA convention.

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