Associate Professor - Restoration and Eighteenth Century Studies

Job description

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder is the intellectual core of the university, conducting research, scholarship, creative work and education in more than 60 fields. Our research generates new knowledge, solving some of the world's most critical problems. The college leads nationally in undergraduate and graduate education, bringing world-class research and scholarship to our students, both in and out of the classroom. The college is the academic home to all five of the university's Nobel laureates. Additionally, it is home to the university's four National Medal of Science winners, eight MacArthur "Genius Award" winners, 100 Fulbright Scholars, 17 Guggenheim Fellows, 14 Packard Fellows, 24 members of the National Academy of Sciences, and 23 members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. CU-Boulder is the only university in the Rocky Mountain region in the American Association of Universities, a group of the nation's leading research institutions.

Overview of Job Duties:

The English department at the University of Colorado, Boulder seeks an Associate Professor of Restoration and Eighteenth Century Studies. The successful candidate will build on our current strengths in 18th - 21st c studies on British literature, the black Atlantic, Global Anglophone literature, and colonial and post-colonial studies. The position carries a 2/2 teaching load with expectations for teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses. The position also entails significant institutional service requirements: candidates interested in contributing to departmental leadership are especially encouraged to apply.


Qualifications: Successful candidates will possess a Ph.D. in an appropriate field in English literature, a distinguished record of publication commensurate with the Associate Professor rank, at least eight years of significant post-doctoral teaching experience at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and a strong record of departmental and professional service.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2018; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Please submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample of no more than 20 pages in length, and the names and contact information for three references who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation.

If you have technical difficulties submitting application information, please contact the CU Careers help desk at 303-860-4200, extension 2 or [email protected] All other job related inquiries should be directed to the posting contact for this posting.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below

Application Materials Instructions:To apply, please submit the materials listed below in PDF format to this posting at with the following naming convention "LastName_FirstName_NameofDocument", i.e., Smith_John_CV: 1. Cover Letter, which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications (LastName_FirstName_Cover.pdf).

2. Current Curriculum Vitae (LastName_FirstName_CV.pdf).

3. List of References, minimum of three individuals who may be contacted, upon review of your application, to submit written letters of reference upon request (LastName_FirstName_References.pdf).

4. Writing Sample (LastName_FirstName_Writing Sample.pdf)

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Boulder

Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 10231 - English

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Feb 13, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Anna Marie Parsons

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00743905





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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 4/29/2018
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