Assistant Professor of English, Medieval British Literature (1050-1450)

Sep 12, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Professor of English, Medieval British Literature (1050-1450)

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The Department of English at Stanford University seeks to fill a tenure track position in British literature from c.1050 to 1450. Scholars working in any area or genre within this period are welcome to apply. Comparative approaches are welcome. 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, 2017. 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 them 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 is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University's research, teaching and clinical missions.