PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
Oct 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 92104-FA

Work Type: Faculty-Full Time

Department: L&S/ENGLISH/ENGLISH


Location: Madison

Categories: Instructional

Employment Class: Faculty

Position Vacancy ID: 92104-FA

Working Title: Professor of English

Official Title: ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR(C30NN) or ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(C40NN)

Hiring Department: A482400-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/ENGLISH/ENGLISH

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 20, 2018

Term: N/A

Advertised Salary:

Negotiable
ACADEMIC (9 months)



Degree and Area of Specialization:

PhD in English with an emphasis in African American, Afro-Latinx, and black diasporic Anglophone literatures.



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Ph.D. required prior to start of appointment. Minimum of three years outstanding teaching experience at the college/university level. Candidates for tenured appointment must show evidence of excellence in teaching and publication in areas that correspond with the candidate's specialty.



Position Summary:

The Department of English invites applications for assistant professor (tenure-track) or associate professor (tenured) positions in any area and time period of global black literary studies. Candidates with particular interest in African American, Afro-Latinx, and black diasporic Anglophone literatures are encouraged to apply.



Contact:

Spring Sherrod
sherrod@wisc.edu
608-263-3303
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )



Instructions to applicants:

All applications must be submitted electronically at http://jobs.wisc.edu . Candidates will be requested to submit one PDF which includes a letter of application describing research and teaching strengths, dissertation abstract or research statement, curriculum vitae and names and contact information for three references. References for finalists will be contacted and instructed to upload letters of reference. Questions about the position may be directed to Russ Castronovo at: rcastronovo@wisc.edu . To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 3, 2017; applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to the research, teaching, and service mission of the English Department. UW-Madison is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and the department encourages under-represented minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. A criminal background check will be required prior to start of employment.



Additional Link: Full Position Details

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Advertised: Oct 3 2017 Central Daylight Time

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