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Assistant Professor of 20th-21st Century American Literature (Tenure Track)

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ALBION COLLEGE – tenure-track position in 20th and 21st century American literature beginning fall 2019.

Albion College invites applications for an assistant professor to teach 20 th and 21 st century

American literature with an interest in writers of color. Candidates must have a Ph.D., a record of scholarly activity, broad intellectual interests, and a demonstrable investment in engaged and effective teaching in a liberal-arts context. We are especially interested in candidates who are excited to teach Albion’s diverse student body and to contribute to a campus and host community that supports equality and inclusivity. Responsibilities include teaching a 3/3 load, designing and teaching courses that offer historical coverage in American literature, more specialized upper-level classes, college writing, and introductory courses contributing to Albion College’s general education requirements. The English Department has a long-term commitment to diversity in the curriculum and in its faculty and to excellence in teaching and scholarship. The position would begin Fall 2019.

The English Department has a long-term commitment to diversity in the curriculum and in its faculty and to excellence in teaching and scholarship.  3/3 teaching load. 

Application Process:

Interested candidates should submit an online application including a CV, cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, and three professional references through Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/54858.

 Applications received by November 5, 2018, will receive full consideration.

We will hold preliminary interview at MLA in Chicago. Please contact Dr. Jess Roberts (jroberts@albion.edu), chair of the search committee, for questions about the position or search.

 

 

 

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Posted: 9/13/2018
Application Due: 11/12/2018
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