Assistant Professor of English

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St. Norbert College, a nationally ranked, residential liberal arts institution with an enrollment of 2,200 students, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English with expertise in modern British literature and secondary interests in contemporary literature, postcolonial literature, drama, and/or film. Ph.D. in English language, literature, and/or culture required.  Start August 2018.

Teaching duties include three courses per semester, including Introduction to Literary Studies, a topical Senior Capstone, contributions to the Core Curriculum, and major courses by specialty. Applicants should demonstrate excellence in teaching and successful scholarship. Additional responsibilities include student mentoring, service on college committees, and other typical collegial duties.

St. Norbert College, a Catholic institution rooted in the Norbertine tradition, welcomes applications from all backgrounds and faith traditions. The College's mission emphasizes the Norbertine vision of community and includes providing "an educational environment that fosters intellectual, spiritual and personal development." We seek those who will contribute to our mission and support our commitment to building a vibrant, diverse, and spiritually engaged community ( The English discipline's program description and statement of its relation to the mission of the college are located at

The Green Bay metropolitan area offers abundant opportunities for recreational and cultural endeavors, growing communities with modern and historical housing options, top tier schools, and world-class healthcare. Northeast Wisconsin is home to Fortune 500 companies, as well as thriving start-ups, and is served by its own international airport. For additional information, visit

Screening of applicants will begin on November 1, 2017. Interviews will take place at the MLA convention in January 2018. Submit the following electronically to an application letter addressed to Dr. Paul Johnson, Associate Dean of Humanities, a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a writing sample to the link. For any questions about the position, please contact Kelly Krummel at [email protected].

St. Norbert College is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to enhancing the diversity and cultural competency of its students, faculty, staff and administration.




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Posted: 9/1/2017
Application Due: 10/31/2017
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