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Page for academic positions in 19th century British Literature that begin in 2017.

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19th c. British Lit. (Pre-MLA Deadlines) - Full-Time / Tenure-TrackEdit

American University of Sharjah (UAE) - Assistant/Associate Professor in 19th-Century LiteratureEdit

The American University of Sharjah, an internationally ranked and accredited American-style university of 6000 students in the United Arab Emirates, seeks a full-time faculty member in 19th-century literature to teach program courses in literature, general education, and critical writing in the Department of English. The Department of English is particularly interested in candidates who specialize in prose forms and genre theory, and who utilize interdisciplinary approaches.

Successful candidates will hold a completed Ph.D. in a relevant field, and will have a strong record of excellence in teaching, ongoing scholarly publication, and a demonstrated commitment to productive institutional service. The University is fully committed to equal opportunity at all levels without discrimination on the basis of race, gender, religion, age, family status, or national origin. As a university formed on American models, AUS will give priority to candidates who have substantial experience in American models of higher education.

Interested applicants should send a letter of application (including a statement of teaching experience and research interests), curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to: Dr. Mahmoud Anabtawi, Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, American University of Sharjah, e-mail: cashr@aus.edu. Completed applications received by October 24, 2016 will be given priority.

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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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Florida Atlantic University (FL) - TT Asst. Professor - 19th c. British LiteratureEdit

The Department of English at Florida Atlantic University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in 19th-Century British Literature, to begin August 2017. Special consideration will be given to candidates who specialize in poetry.

This position will be located on FAU’s Boca Raton campus, along with a minor teaching assignment on the Davie campus. We seek a candidate who will balance high-quality scholarship, excellence in teaching, and committed service. Faculty typically teach a 3-2 course load. Faculty teach and mentor graduate students in the department's Master’s Degree programs as well as the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters interdisciplinary Ph. D. program.

Requirements include a Ph. D. in English or Comparative Literature, or related field, at time of appointment, publication record in field, and relevant teaching experience at the college level. Send letter, vita, and three letters of recommendation to english@fau.edu, with the subject line “British Nineteenth-Century search.” Applications must be submitted by November 1, 2016. Applications must also be submitted online at http://jobs.fau.edu, position number 981085. A copy of the candidate’s transcript must be attached to the http://jobs.fau.edu submission. A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position.

FAU serves a culturally and ethnically diverse six-county region in Southeast Florida (Broward, Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee, Palm Beach, and St. Lucie counties) whose total population is more than five million people. Florida Atlantic University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/equal access institution and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status or other protected status. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711. FAU is committed to the principles of engaged teaching, research and service. All persons aspiring to achieve excellence in the practice of these principles are encouraged to apply.

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Florida State University (FL) - Long 19th c. (Romantic and/or Victorian) - George Harper Professorship in British LiteratureEdit

This position is with the Department of English.

Responsibilities: This position is for a senior appointment in British literature of the long 19th century - Romantic and/or Victorian - for the George Harper Professorship in British literature. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Assignment will be a 2/2 teaching load with one graduate course per year. Starting date August 2017.

Qualifications: Candidates should be tenured or tenure-eligible with strong records of published scholarship and excellent teaching.

Contact Info: Dr. Eric C. Walker, Department Chair and Professor 850-644-5158 ewalker@fsu.edu

Anticipated Salary Range: Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Criminal Background Check: This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

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This is a Faculty position.

How To Apply: If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita. Applicants should submit in a single .pdf a cover letter, a c.v., and contact information for at least three references. Materials should be addressed to Professor Eric Walker, Chair.

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A review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled; preference will be given to applicants whose materials are received by Nov. 15. We plan to conduct preliminary interviews via Skype in December.

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Ohio State University at Mansfield (OH) - TT Asst. Professor - 19th c. British LiteratureEdit

The Department of English at the Ohio State University at Mansfield invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor specializing in nineteenth-century British literature beginning in Autumn 2017. Candidates who work on Romantic and/or Victorian literature are invited to apply, and a secondary specialization in poetry is especially welcome. Teaching load for tenure-track faculty is typically 3/3 with reductions during the probationary period. Specific courses may include a late British literature survey, second-year writing courses, and lower- and upper-level literature courses in support of the English major. English faculty at Mansfield teach in a multi–disciplinary small-college environment but are integrated members of the Ohio State English Department, which includes faculty on all campuses.

Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in hand by August 2017. College teaching experience and evidence of scholarly promise are required. Desired qualifications include experience teaching members of underrepresented groups or first-generation students. Appointment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to a criminal background check.

Applicants should submit an initial letter of application and curriculum vitae. Candidates selected for the next stage of review will be contacted to send additional materials. Applications received prior to November 1, 2016 will receive priority consideration. Inquiries may be directed to Cynthia Callahan at callahan.138@osu.edu.

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF Advance Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC).

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

APPLY at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/OSU/Department%20of%20English/7896

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Saint Mary's College of California (CA) - TT Asst. Professor - 19th Century Anglophone and British LiteratureEdit

Saint Mary's College of California: School of Liberal Arts: Department of English Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track, Department of English (With Expertise in 19th Century Anglophone and British Literature)

Location: Moraga, CA Closes: Oct 15, 2016 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time (GMT-4 hours)

Saint Mary's College of California invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in the Department of English with expertise in 19th Century Anglophone and British literature. We especially welcome candidates with specialties in the critical study of race and empire and postcolonial theory. An additional consideration will be the candidate's ability to contribute to the College's interdisciplinary programs such as Ethnic Studies and Women's and Gender Studies.

The English department is the largest in the School of Liberal Arts with sixteen full time faculty members. We teach undergraduate courses in literature, creative writing and composition and also offer a renowned MFA in Creative Writing. Consistent with Saint Mary's College's commitment to inclusive excellence, the English Department strives to be an inclusive community that fosters respect and belonging for faculty and students of diverse backgrounds and identities. We seek a candidate who can engage, advocate for and support students of color, women, and underrepresented groups.

Saint Mary's College of California is a private, Catholic, comprehensive and coeducational university that engages students in rigorous critical thinking, promotes social justice, and educates the whole person for human fulfillment. Recognized among just forty exceptional institutions in Colleges That Change Lives - and the first Catholic and first California college to be included - Saint Mary's is praised for its challenging and supportive learning community.

The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

Located on a stunning 420-acre campus in the Moraga Hills outside of San Francisco, Saint Mary's currently enrolls approximately 4,000 highly diverse students. For more information about Saint Mary's mission and history, see: http://www.stmarys-ca.edu/about-smc/our-mission .

Saint Mary's College of California is an Equal Opportunity Employer. College policy prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, gender stereotyping, gender identity, taking a protected leave (e.g. family medical or pregnancy leave), or on any other basis protected by applicable laws.

Responsibilities: All Saint Mary's faculty are invited to engage with and contribute to the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions of the College through their teaching, scholarship and service. The standard teaching assignment is six courses per year, including departmental offerings and contributions to College-wide programs (January Term and Collegiate Seminar). In the department, the successful candidate will teach courses in Anglophone literatures, survey courses in British literature and first year composition. Saint Mary's faculty are expected to maintain an active scholarly agenda and demonstrate intellectual growth and significant achievement appropriate to their field. All faculty also contribute service to the College and community, including academic advising, and participation in the shared governance of the College through departmental and College-wide committees and the development and assessment of the College's Core Curriculum.

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in English or Comparative Literature or have reached doctoral candidacy, with expectation of degree by June 1, 2017. They must demonstrate a strong commitment to student-centered teaching in the liberal arts tradition and show evidence of teaching effectiveness. Candidates must also be prepared to engage in scholarship and professional activity at the national (or international) level, and preference will be given to those showing promise of significant scholarly achievement. Demonstrated commitment and success working in diverse, multicultural contexts, especially in higher education settings, is also preferred.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Please apply online at: http://apply.interfolio.com/37006

2. A complete application includes a cover letter, explaining how your qualifications satisfy the position requirements and addressing how you are prepared to support the Mission of the College; a curriculum vitae; and contact information for three references.

3. In applying for a position, candidates sign a consent form authorizing a broader inquiry.

4. For finalists, we will request additional materials, the College will contact references, in confidence, and credentials will be confirmed prior to hire.

5. Questions should be directed to the search chair, Carol Beran at cberan@stmarys-ca.edu .

Deadline: Consideration and review of applications will begin immediately.

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Stanford University (CA) - TT Asst. Professor - 19th c. British LiteratureEdit

The Department of English at Stanford University seeks to fill a tenure track position in British literature from the late eighteenth century through the end of the nineteenth century. Scholars working in any area or genre within this period are welcome to apply. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate is expected to teach courses in the English Department at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Applicants should use the link above to submit an application by November 1, 2016. Applicants should submit online a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a writing sample (20-30 pages), and at least three reference letters. If applicants cannot send reference letters online, please address to Professor Alex Woloch, Chair, Department of English, Stanford University, 450 Serra Mall, Building 460, Rm. 201, Stanford, CA 94305-2087. We expect to interview at the MLA convention.

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women and members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university's research, teaching and clinical missions.

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/37245

MLA JIL 09/09/16

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Romanticism (Pre-MLA Deadlines) - Full-Time / Tenure-TrackEdit

Baylor University (TX) - TT Assistant Professor in British Romantic PoetryEdit

Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continuously operating university in Texas. The university provides a vibrant campus community for over 15,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Baylor is actively recruiting new faculty with a strong commitment to the classroom and an equally strong commitment to discovering new knowledge as we pursue our bold vision, Pro Futuris (http://www.baylor.edu/profuturis/).

Baylor seeks to fill the following tenure-track faculty position in the Department of English, within the College of Arts and Sciences: Assistant Professor in British Romantic Poetry

The Department of English seeks a dynamic and creative scholar in British Romantic Poetry. A secondary field in one of the following areas is preferred but not required: literature and culture of the Black Atlantic; literature and religion; or European Romanticism. In addition to effective teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, the successful candidate will direct graduate students’ research, demonstrate a strong research agenda, maintain a successful publication record, and engage in service to the department and university. PhD must be in hand at the start of the appointment. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

To ensure full consideration, please submit a letter of application and CV by October 15 to Dr. Kevin Gardner, Chair; Department of English; Baylor University; One Bear Place #97404; Waco, Texas 76798. Applications may also be sent electronically to english_applications@baylor.edu. After an initial screening, selected candidates will be asked to submit additional materials (including a writing sample, three letters of reference, and official transcripts showing highest degree conferred or, if ABD, the official transcript of completed PhD hours). Finalists from among this group will be interviewed at the MLA convention in Philadelphia.

To learn more about the above position, the College of Arts and Sciences, and Baylor University, please visit the appropriateURL: http://www.baylor.edu/hr/facultypositions; http://www.baylor.edu/artsandsciences/; or http://www.baylor.edu/.

Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/37420

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Georgia College and State University (GA) - TT Asst. Professor - British Romanticism and World Lit.Edit

Home Department: English & Rhetoric

Employment Type: Tenure Track Faculty

Appointment: Faculty (10-month)

Primary Function: The Department of English and Rhetoric currently offers bachelors degrees in English with a concentration in either creative writing or literature and in Rhetoric (speech communication), an MA in English and an MFA in Creative Writing. Composition and linguistics are situated within our English faculty, many of whom have expertise in cultural, international, and/or women's studies. Department currently consists of 24 full time faculty and two professional staff members. In addition to serving students through its programs, the Department also focuses on expanding undergraduate research opportunities, community engagement, and study abroad. For more information about the department, visit http://www.gcsu.edu/english.

Primary Purpose: The primary purpose of this position is to teach British Romanticism and to develop and seek approval for a special topics section of GC2Y, the global perspectives course in our distinctive core. Our commitment to all students may also be met by teaching ENGL 2110 World Literature, where literature from a minimum of four continents is required; GC1Y, focused on critical thinking; or first-year composition. The Department will work with the faculty member to identify upper-division courses in addition to British Romanticism that align with the candidate's specific competencies. Advanced undergraduate courses are typically cross listed as graduate courses. The position is situated in our Department of English and Rhetoric. The Department offers the BA in English with a concentration in either creative writing or literature, BA in Rhetoric (speech communications), MA in English, and MFA in Creative Writing. The university also offers minors in Black Diaspora Studies, African Studies, and Women's Studies.

Online App. Form: http://www.gcsujobs.com/postings/3621

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New York University (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - British RomanticismEdit

New York University seeks to appoint a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the field of British Romanticism, effective September 1, 2017, pending final administrative and budgetary approval. The successful candidate will demonstrate scholarly excellence and a commitment to both graduate and undergraduate teaching, and must have the PhD in hand by September 1, 2017. The search committee is especially interested to hear from candidates who will bring to their research and teaching the diverse perspectives that come from non-traditional educational backgrounds or an understanding of the experience of those under-represented in higher education. Candidates may include in their cover letter information about how they will contribute to the building of a broadly diverse educational environment at NYU. Those wishing to be considered should submit a letter of application, CV, names of three referees, and a writing sample of up to 9,000 words. Materials are to be uploaded via the “Employment” link on the NYU Department of English web site: http://english.as.nyu.edu. All applications will be acknowledged, and the committee will begin reviewing applications on October 15, 2016.

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Victorian (Pre-MLA Deadlines) - Full-Time / Tenure-TrackEdit

University of Haifa (ISR) - TT Open Rank Position in English Literature (incl. Victorian)Edit

Open-rank tenure-track position in English Literature & Alon/ Maof Fellowships The Department of English Language & Literature at the University of Haifa, Israel, invites applications for one or more open-rank, tenure-track positions, tenable from Autumn 2017, pending budgetary approval. Candidates specializing in Early or 19th-Century American Literature, Medieval or Early Modern Literature, Victorian Literature, Children’s Literature, Gender and Sexuality, and/or Poetry and Poetics are particularly encouraged to apply but the department welcomes applications in all literary fields/ areas of expertise.

The department is also looking to nominate outstanding candidates for Alon and Maof Fellowships awarded by the Israeli Council for Higher Education. One nominee will be selected as part of this job search. If successful, he/ she will initially be granted a 3-year university fellowship with full faculty privileges and responsibilities, and is guaranteed subsequent tenure evaluation by the University.

A leading research university, with the most ethnically diverse student body of any university in Israel, the University of Haifa and its English Department provide opportunities for academics at all stages of their careers to participate in a dynamic, scholarly and pedagogical environment. The English Department is particularly interested in applicants committed to making a home in Israel.

Candidates holding a PhD with relevant teaching experience and a strong publication record should submit a cover letter, a CV (including the names of three referees) and a statement of research interests.

Successful candidates will be expected to teach four courses per year. The language of instruction in the department is English.

Application materials should be addressed to the Head of Department, Dr Bennett Kravitz, and sent, by email, to the Department Coordinator, Sharon Shpilman (sshpilman@univ.haifa.ac.il).

All queries should be directed towards the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr Alex Feldman (bfeldman@univ.haifa.ac.il).

Review of applications will begin on August 5th. Interviews will take place in late September.

Successful candidates will be expected to teach four courses per year. The language of instruction in the department is English.

Application materials should be addressed to the Head of Department, Dr Bennett Kravitz, and sent, by email, to the Department Coordinator, Sharon Shpilman (sshpilman@univ.haifa.ac.il).

All queries should be directed towards the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr Alex Feldman (bfeldman@univ.haifa.ac.il).

Review of applications will begin on August 5th. Interviews will take place in late September.

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Erskine College (SC) - Assistant/Associate Professor of English - Modern British / World and/or Early American (incl. Victorian Lit.)Edit

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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 LiteratureEdit

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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  • Hope's own job posting lists a deadline of October 15, not December 7. ---> deadline updated above (9/20).
  • Also posted at Modern British 2017

Oregon State University (OR) - Associate / Full Professor - 18-19th c. Literature (incl. Circumatlantic Lit. and Culture)Edit

The School of Writing, Literature, and Film invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 9-month, tenured Associate/Full Professor position, depending upon qualifications and experience. We seek an established scholar specializing in eighteenth- or nineteenth-century literature with a combination of the following areas of interest: early U.S., circumatlantic, and African/a literatures and cultures.

This position will help build the School’s research profile and curriculum in areas involving the diasporic connection of Africa to the United States. To that end, it carries a modest annual endowment to be used for program building.

Oregon State University is a Carnegie R1 institution. Research expectations include publication of original scholarship in the areas described above. Teaching expectations include assignments in ENG 253: Survey of American Literature to 1900; ENG 211: Literatures of the World: Africa; and other courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as appropriate to the interests and expertise of the individual holding the position.

Position Duties: 50% Teaching: Instruction in lower and/or upper-division courses in U.S literature and literatures of Africa and/or the African diaspora. Mentoring undergraduate students and graduate students, and serving on graduate committees. 40% Research: A sustained record of scholarly achievement of high standard in the fields of U.S literature and literatures of the African diaspora. Publication of monographs and articles in refereed journals. Delivery of papers at regional, national, and international conferences and meetings. Interdisciplinary scholarship in related fields marks one way of demonstrating the relevance of the work to humanities disciplines at large. 10% Service: Provide service to the School, the College, and the University, its students and its faculty. Serve of School committees as needed and where appropriate.

Minimum/Required Qualifications: PhD in English, Comparative Literature, or related field. Current or prior tenured position at the Associate or Full Professor level. A demonstrated record of working with racial/ethnic minority students and faculty. A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

Preferred (Special) Qualifications: Specialization in eighteenth- or nineteenth-century literature, with a combination of the following areas of interest: early U.S., circumatlantic, and African/a literatures and culture. Meets OSU requirements to be hired with tenure at the associate or full professor level.

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 15, 2016. Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants. When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents: 1) A resume/CV; and 2) A two-page statement/cover letter describing how your profile matches the stated areas of specialization. You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process. Professional references will not be contacted at the initial stage of the process, and would under no circumstances be contacted without your express permission at a later stage. For additional information please contact: Peter Betjemann, Director for the School of Writing, Literature, and Film peter.betjemann@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-1634 OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

LINK: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/31476

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

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

Assistant Professor of English

Tenure Track

Position begins 1/09/17

Salary commensurate with experience

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.

APPLICATIONS

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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Visiting Positions / Limited Term AppointmentsEdit

See also: Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2016-17Edit

DEMOGRAPHICSEdit

Please remember to update totals!

Romanticist: 1

Victorianist: 3

19th-Century: 3

Total: 7


Rank / Posi​tion

ABD (will finish this academic year):

Ph.D. in hand (working as Postdoc):

Ph.D. in hand (working as Visiting Asst. Professor or Lecturer): 3

Ph.D. in hand (working in higher education/alternative academic track):

Ph.D. in hand (working as adjunct):

Ph.D. in hand (working outside academia):

Ph.D. in hand (unemployed):

Assistant Professor (tenure-track): 1

Assistant Professor (non-tenure-track):

Associate Professor (tenured):

Full Professor (tenured):

Lurker:

This is the worst it's ever been: 2

Total: 6

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