Assistant Professor of English - Tenure Track Appointment

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Position Summary:  The Department of English at Gettysburg College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin August, 2018, in multi-ethnic literatures of the US, with a preferred primary specialty in Asian American, Latina/o/x, and/or Native American literatures. We welcome candidates working in any historical period whose work complements the department’s existing offerings in nineteenth-century US literature and twentieth-century US literature and African American literature. Candidates will be expected to teach five courses per year, which will include courses in their specialty and first-year writing, and may include literary theory.

Qualifications:  A Ph.D. in English or comparable field by time of appointment is required.  The successful candidate will have a strong research agenda, be committed to the teaching and advising of undergraduates, and contribute to the diversity of our curriculum and/or community.

Application Details: Please visit our website to electronically submit your cover letter, addressed to Professor Stefanie Sobelle, Search Committee Chair, curriculum vitae, and writing sample:  In addition, applicants should submit the names and email addresses of three professional references. At least one reference must address the applicant’s teaching effectiveness.

For full consideration, applications should be received by Nov. 6, 2017.  Inquiries can be addressed to Professor Sobelle at [email protected]

Gettysburg College is a highly selective liberal arts college located within 90 minutes of the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area. Established in 1832, the College has a rich history and is situated on a 220-acre campus with an enrollment of approximately 2,600 students. Gettysburg College celebrates diversity and welcomes applications from members of any group that has been historically underrepresented in the American academy.

Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.





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Posted: 9/25/2017
Application Due: 11/24/2017
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