The Martin J. Svaglic Chair in Textual Studies

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Job Title The Martin J. Svaglic Chair in Textual Studies Position Title The Martin J. Svaglic Chair in Textual Studies Position Number Job Category University Faculty Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campus Location Code ENGLISH (02103A) Department Name ENGLISH Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No Duties and Responsibilities

Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of English, seeks qualified candidates for an endowed chair position at the rank of Professor, to begin in academic year 2019-2020. The Martin J. Svaglic Professor of Textual Studies is a five-year renewable appointment with tenure in the department. The position includes a dedicated research fund and graduate research assistance, as well as the opportunity to work closely with LUC’s interdisciplinary Center for Textual Studies and Digital Humanities.

The English Department serves the University’s undergraduate core curriculum and offers undergraduate majors and minors. At the graduate level, the department offers the MA and PhD degrees. The department is among the largest in the College of Arts and Sciences and teaches over 2,600 students in roughly 175 sections each year on LUC’s Lake Shore Campus and Water Tower Campus, and at the John Felice Rome Center. For more information about the Department of English, please visit its website at http://www.luc.edu/english.

This senior-level position involves teaching one course per semester (one of these each year at the graduate, one at the undergraduate level) and taking a leadership role in textual studies, broadly conceived, in the English Department and collaborating with faculty and student researchers in the Center for Textual Studies and Digital Humanities.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have a PhD in English and a reputation for outstanding contributions to the field. The incumbent must be an internationally prominent specialist and distinguished scholar in textual studies with experience in applying digital methods to textual problems, as demonstrated by a clear record of excellence in published work and pedagogy.

Physical Demands None Working Conditions None Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

The successful candidate will have a PhD in English and a reputation for outstanding contributions to the field. The incumbent must be an internationally prominent specialist and distinguished scholar in textual studies with experience in applying digital methods to textual problems, as demonstrated by a clear record of excellence in published work and pedagogy.

Open Date 11/08/2018 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants

Inquiries can be made to the search committee chair, Professor Edward Wheatley ([email protected]). At a later stage in the search process, applicants may be asked to submit to www.careers.luc.edu a current Curriculum Vitae and a letter of interest as well as the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications. Finalists will be asked to forward sample publications and other materials to:

Dr. Edward Wheatley
Department of English
Crown Center for the Humanities
Loyola University Chicago
1001 W. Loyola Ave.
Chicago, IL 60660

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.

Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity – including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment – is critical to achieving the University’s mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically accessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual’s record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees.

As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website at www.luc.edu/mission/. For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed.

Quick Link for Posting http://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/9628 Job Number 8500767 Organizational Location Provost Posting Details

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Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 08/12/2019 Position End Date Open Until Filled Yes Applicant Documents Required Documents
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