Visiting Assistant Professor of Literature and Creative Writing

Location
Hamilton (www.hamilton.edu) is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York.
Posted
Feb 15, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Visiting Assistant Professor—Hamilton College The Literature and Creative Writing Department invites applications for an one-year position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor to teach in one or more of the following areas: Asian-American, African American, African literatures, or literary studies that engage histories of and current issues in social inequality/injustice: e.g., prison writing, disability studies, witness literatures. The teaching load for this position is five course per year. The appointment begins July 1, 2018; classes begin August 23rd. The Ph.D. must be completed before September 2018. Candidates should submit materials via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/48505. Questions regarding the search may be directed to Margaret Thickstun, Chair, at mthickst@hamilton.edu. Our review of applications will begin February 5th; we anticipate interviewing by Skype the weeks of February 26th and March 5th toward campus visits the last week of March and first week of April. We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with a diverse student population. Your cover letter should address ways in which you raise issues of diversity in your teaching, scholarship, and/or service. Hamilton (www.hamilton.edu) is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at www.higheredcareers.com, as well as additional information at https://www.hamilton.edu/offices/dof/facultysupport-resources/resources-for-prospective-or-new-faculty/opportunities-for-spouses-or-partners (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.