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East Carolina University - Visiting Asst. Professor, Southern Lit. and/or 20th c. American Poetry - PHONE INTERVIEW SCHEDULEDEdit

The Department of English at East Carolina University (www.ecu.edu/english) is seeking to fill a non-tenure track, one-year (with the possibility of a continuing appointment for a second year) visiting assistant professor level position, specializing in Southern literature and/or 20th century American poetry, to begin August 12, 2013.

This position involves a partnership between the Department of English and Joyner Library's Manuscripts and Rare Books Department. The person hired will teach two classes per semester in composition, Southern literature, and/or 20th century American poetry, especially those writers represented in the Stuart Wright Collection (http://www.ecu.edu/cs-lib/spcloll/stuartwrightcollection.cfm ).

Candidates should demonstrate knowledge of contemporary scholarship and a well-defined research agenda related to materials in this collection The successful candidate will also be expected to involve their students in research within the collection. Appropriate service to the university, community and profession is expected.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent from an appropriately accredited institution by August 2013 is required. All degrees should be from appropriately accredited institutions.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Candidates for this position must complete online a candidate profile and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one-page research agenda, one-page teaching plan incorporating the Stuart Wright Collection, and an article-length writing sample. In addition, arrange for three current reference letters to be sent to: Jeffrey Johnson, Chair, Department of English, Mail Stop 555, Bate Building 2201, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858-4353.

Screening begins October 1, 2012, and will continue until the position is filled. Official transcript required upon appointment.

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Deadline: Oct. 1, 2012

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (MLA, phone, Skype ...): Phone Interview scheduled (not sure if they are doing MLA) [posted 12/10]

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

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Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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Also posted at 20-21 c. American 2013

Louisiana State University - TT Open Rank, Southern Studies (Dept. of English)Edit

he Department of English at Louisiana State University invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track position in Southern Studies. We are particularly interested in applicants working before 1900 and with expertise in the Global South and/or the Caribbean and/or African American literature. The position is open to applicants at any level (assistant professor, associate professor, or full professor), with the rank to be determined by the qualifications of the successful applicant. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in English or related field; evidence of innovation and excellence in teaching and research.

The position has a competitive salary and a very attractive teaching load of undergraduate and graduate courses, typically two courses per semester. Opportunities for research collaboration and teaching in interdisciplinary programs such as African and African American Studies, Louisiana and Caribbean Studies, Comparative Literature, Film & Media Arts, Atlantic Studies, Women's & Gender Studies.

An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check. Screening begins November 16, 2012, and will continue until candidate is selected. Interviews will be conducted at the Modern Language Association Convention in Boston, Massachusetts, January 3-6, 2013. Applications will be acknowledged in writing. Apply online and view a more detailed ad at: www.lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu. Position # 026798

LSU IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/EQUAL ACCESS EMPLOYER

Quick link at ad URL: https://lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=55264

MLA JIL 11/05/12

Deadline: review begins Nov. 16

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview): Rejection via email 12/17

Preliminary interview scheduled (MLA, phone, Skype ...):

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Also posted at African American 2013 and Anglophone 2013

University of Alabama - TT Assistant Professor in Southern Literature/Early post-Civil War - MLA INTERVIEW SCHEDULEDEdit

The Department of English at the University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Southern literature/early post-Civil War. The successful applicant will be expected to establish and maintain an active scholarly research agenda, to teach both graduate seminars and lower to upper-division undergraduate courses, and to provide appropriate service to the Department, University community, and professional organizations.

Requirements: A Ph.D. in Southern literature by the time of appointment, August 16, 2013; evidence of effective teaching; publications and/or presentations in area of specialization.

Candidates for this position must visit the University of Alabama website at http://facultyjobs.ua.edu to initiate an application and upload various materials. The online application will include the following documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Research Activities Statement (including dissertation abstract). A Writing Sample of no more than 25 pages and three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to the chair of the search committee, Professor Phil Beidler, Dept of English, Box 870244, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0244. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2012, and will continue until the position is filled. Prior to hiring, the final candidate will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation.

MLA JIL 10/5/12

Deadline: review begins Oct. 1

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (MLA, phone, Skype ...): MLA interview scheduled [posted 12/12]

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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Also posted at Early American 2013

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