Assistant Professor of British Literature (33256)

Orlando, Florida
Oct 13, 2016
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description: The University of Central Florida is hiring a nine-month, tenure-earning assistant professor of British Literature of the long eighteenth century (1688–1815) with an ability to teach a broad range of courses. Successful candidates will demonstrate evidence of a productive research agenda and a strong commitment to teaching both face-to-face and online classes at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The anticipated start date is August 2017 and will entail a 3/2 teaching load.

Position Minimum Qualifications: A Ph.D. in English or a relevant field from an accredited institution by time of appointment; interest in multiple genres of the period; and successful teaching experience at the university level.

Preferences: Strong record of publication; research and teaching interests in one or more of the following: Romanticism, the Gothic, Digital Humanities, transnational or transatlantic studies, interdisciplinary methodologies; experience in online instruction; ability to teach broad literature surveys, introduction to critical theory, as well as focused electives.

Additional Application Materials Required:

Applicants must apply online at In addition to the online application, candidates must attach the following documents at the time of application: cover letter, curriculum vitae, and writing sample (max. 30 pages). Semifinalists will be asked to send three confidential letters of reference, and the selected candidate will be required to submit official transcripts.

Note: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents.

Review of applications will begin December 2, 2016.

Initial interviews will be conducted via videoconferencing or conference call.

For more information, see or contact Dr. James Campbell, search committee chair, at [email protected]

UCF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As a public Florida university, UCF must make application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.


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