Assistant Professor of English

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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE, MIDDLEBURY, VT 05753. The Department of English and American Literatures seeks an Assistant Professor for a tenure-track position beginning September 2019 in American Multi-Ethnic Literatures, including but not limited to the following: Latinx, Asian American, Native American, or American Immigrant literatures. Relevant subspecialty in race and ethnic studies, comparative literature, or gender and queer studies welcome. Candidates must be committed to teaching and mentoring in a liberal arts environment and serving students from historically underrepresented groups. The successful candidate will teach both in this area of specialization and in the general departmental and college curricula such as first-year seminars and team-taught courses with faculty from other departments. The faculty member appointed will teach four courses per year and a one-month long January term course every other year.Candidates should provide evidence of excellent teaching and scholarly potential. Applicants must hold a Ph. D. in English, American Studies, or closely related field by the date of appointment. Our department is committed to building a diverse and inclusive educational environment. We especially welcome applications from members of groups traditionally underrepresented in the field.

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.
Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces difference, with all the complexity and individuality each person brings. In your application materials we encourage you to address how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service might support our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Through Interfolio submit: a letter of application addressed to Antonia Losano and Yumna Siddiqi, co-chairs of the search committee; a curriculum vitae; undergraduate and graduate transcripts; a 20-25 page sample of scholarly writing; and three current letters of recommendation, at least two of which must speak to teaching ability. More information is available at and at All application materials must be received by December 15, 2018. MLA Interviews will not be conducted.

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. Information on our background check policy can be found here:

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Posted: 11/6/2018
Application Due: 12/20/2018
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