Assistant Professor of 20th and 21st Century Postcolonial British Literatures

Canton, New York
Competitive Salary and Comprehensive Benefits Package
Sep 28, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

St. Lawrence University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in 20th - 21st Century British literatures, with specialty in at least one postcolonial Anglophone literature. The successful candidate will offer introductory surveys and advanced seminars in these areas and literary theory. Normal teaching load is 3 courses per semester.

Ph.D. in British Literature in-hand by August 2018. Proof of publications and teaching experience. Expertise in creative writing also desirable.  The successful candidate will join a department with a curricular commitment to teaching the mutuality of the study of literature and the practice of creative expression.      

Applications should be received by November 13, 2017; review will continue until the position is filled.

Please note the following two part application process.

  1. Interested applicants should submit a detailed letter of application, C.V. emphasizing publications and relevant teaching experience, statement on diversity, sample syllabi, and letters of recommendation via Interfolio’s ByCommittee. Questions can be directed to Colleen Friot at
  2. Applicants must complete a St. Lawrence University online application form at

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

St. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit