Assistant Professor in 20th and 21st Century Global Anglophone Poetry and Poetics - Tenure-Track

Job description

The Department of English at Kenyon College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in twentieth- and twenty-first-century poetry and poetics with a specialization in global Anglophone poetry (effective July 1).

The candidate may focus on one or more specific regions or on transnational networks or orientations. Strong candidates with expertise in multi-ethnic U.S. poetry will also be considered. We encourage applications from candidates who are also practicing poets. The teaching requirement will be 3:2 or 2:3. A Ph.D. in English or Comparative Literature required by July 1, 2019.

To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at Applications must include a letter of interest; a curriculum vitae; three letters of recommendation (at least one of which must speak to the candidate’s teaching); an unofficial transcript; and a writing sample of up to 25 pages. The letter of interest should detail research interests and teaching experience and philosophy, including ways that issues and practices related to diversity, inclusion, and equity have been or will be included in teaching and advising.

All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon’s website at Open until filled. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by November 1, 2018. Applications will be acknowledged by an automatic response. Preliminary interviews will be held by Skype, with on-campus interviews to follow. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Kenyon welcomes diversity and encourages applications from women and minority candidates.

Kenyon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the College's policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status,
or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law.




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Job No: 492543
Posted: 9/25/2018
Application Due: 11/24/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Competitive