Faculty Fellow in Restoration and Eighteenth-Century British Literature (one-year)

Waterville, Maine
Oct 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

We invite applications for a one-year Faculty Fellow in Restoration and Eighteenth-Century British literature, beginning Sept. 1, 2018. We seek a passionate teacher and scholar to join a thriving English department with concentrations in literary studies and in creative writing for both majors and minors. Our students benefit from an innovative curriculum and opportunities for interdisciplinary study. Colby is a highly selective liberal arts college recognized for excellence in undergraduate education and close student-faculty interaction. We are especially interested in candidates who will promote diversity at Colby through their scholarship, teaching, and service.

The Fellow will teach four courses, including pre-1800 British literature and a W1 writing-intensive course for first-year students. Innovative or interdisciplinary approaches to the early novel are especially welcome. For further information contact Mary Ellis Gibson, Search Chair, megibson@colby.edu.

To apply, please submit applications through Interfolio at the following link, https://apply.interfolio.com/46019. Include cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, statement of teaching philosophy, and a writing sample of no more than 25 pages. Review of materials will begin on November 15, 2017, and video conference interviews will be scheduled in February 2018. The position is open until filled.

Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual's qualifications to contribute to Colby's educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or veteran’s status in employment or in our educational programs. Colby is an Equal Opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and encourages applications from qualified persons of color, women, persons with disabilities, military veterans and members of other under-represented groups. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby’s Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights.

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