Assistant Professor

Denton, TX
Dec 14, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

System Identification Number:

Posting Origination:

English (121600)

College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Assistant Professor

Job Summary/Basic Function:
The Department of English at The University of North Texas (UNT) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in British Romanticism, with an emphasis on poetry. Secondary fields of interest include but are not limited to Victorian poetry, gender and sexuality, race and empire, the medical humanities, and ecocriticism. We seek a dedicated scholar and innovative educator eager to work with a highly diverse student body. Normal teaching load is 2/2, with regular opportunities to teach upper-division and graduate courses. Considerable research and travel support is available. Review of applications will begin 11/1/18.

Located in the rapidly growing and culturally vibrant Dallas/Fort Worth area, UNT is a Tier One public research university; our department offers M.A. and Ph.D. programs in literature and creative writing and houses the journals Studies in the Novel and American Literary Review.

University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Minimum Qualifications:
Ph.D. in English with a concentration in British Romanticism or Ph.D. in closely related field; a strong record of teaching; and a burgeoning record of scholarly publication required.

Area of Specialty:
British Romanticism

Position Type:

Tenure Status:
Tenure Track

Appointment Basis:
9 Months

Pay Frequency:

Non-Tenured Appointment Term:
No Response

Closing Date:
Open Until Search Closed

Review of Applications Begins:

Required Applicant Documents:
Curriculum Vita
Cover Letter
Example of Professional Writing

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and writing sample of no more than 25 pages. Send three letters of reference to Professor Jacqueline Vanhoutte, Interim Chair, Department of English, University of North Texas, 1155 Union Circle #311307, Denton, TX, 76203-5017.


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