Visiting Assistant Professor of English

Galesburg, IL
Feb 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of English at Knox College invites applications for a full time one-year appointment beginning September 2017 for a Visiting Assistant Professor in early modern literature with a strong interest in Shakespeare. Secondary fields (including but not limited to: early American, queer theory, multiethnic literatures, and/or film studies) are desirable. PhD must be in hand or near completion. The successful candidate will be committed to teaching introductory, intermediate, and advanced courses to a diverse student body in a lively department of scholars and writers. 

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, sample syllabi or teaching portfolio, writing sample, and three letters of reference to Monica Berlin, Chair, Department of English, Knox College, Galesburg IL 61401; or as pdfs to Review of applications begins March 8, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. 

Knox College is an independent, top-100 national liberal arts college that enrolls 1,400 undergraduate students. Knox is a vibrant and creative community with a campus population of remarkable diversity that includes students from across the U.S. and more than 51 countries, significant representation of first-generation college students, and substantial cultural and racial-ethnic diversity. Students have a strong commitment to intellectual and experiential education. In keeping with our 180-year commitment to equity and access, we particularly welcome applications from women and members of underrepresented groups. Knox College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.