English, Associate/Assistant Professor, Renaissance Literature, Tenure Track

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Job Title:

English, Associate/Assistant Professor, Renaissance Literature, Tenure Trac

Position Title:

English, Associate/Assistant Professor, Renaissance Literature, Tenure Track

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 invites applications (international scholars are welcome to apply) for a full-time position at the rank of Advanced Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in 17th-Century British non-dramatic literature and culture. The Surtz Professorship is a five-year appointment. When the term ends, the faculty member will hold a regular appointment in the department. The Surtz Professor receives a research-intensive teaching load and a generous research stipend. Proud of its strong research record, the department serves over 200 undergraduate majors and minors and offers the MA and PhD degrees. For additional information about the department, please visit http://www.luc.edu/english/index.shtml.

This search is part of a University-wide, multi-year hiring initiative designed to hire outstanding researchers and teachers who are reflective of our diverse student body and committed to interdisciplinarity (i.e., working with colleagues across different subfields and disciplines) and the pursuit of external grants. Of special interest are candidates who can further the University’s efforts to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Teaching responsibilities include a range of courses in 16th- and 17th-Century British Literature at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Work with graduate students will include serving on exam and dissertation committees. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue a strong program of scholarship, and to engage in service at the department level or above. The Surtz Professor has primary responsibility for organizing the annual Edward L. Surtz, SJ Lecture in the Humanities.

Qualifications:

This position is an endowed mid-level professorship designed for an Advanced Assistant Professor or Associate Professor with strong credentials, including a record of excellence in research, teaching, and student mentorship. The successful candidate will have a PhD in English and will clearly demonstrate considerable expertise in 17th-Century British non-dramatic literature and culture. Priority will be given to applicants with a published monograph or its scholarly equivalent. Areas of special interest to the department include pre-modern critical race studies, gender, textual studies, digital humanities, book history, and material culture. Candidates should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.

Physical Demands:

None

Working Conditions:

None

Minimum Education and/or Work Experience:

This position is an endowed mid-level professorship designed for an Advanced Assistant Professor or Associate Professor with strong credentials, including a record of excellence in research, teaching, and student mentorship. The successful candidate will have a PhD in English and will clearly demonstrate considerable expertise in 17th-Century British non-dramatic literature and culture. Priority will be given to applicants with a published monograph or its scholarly equivalent. Areas of special interest to the department include pre-modern critical race studies, gender, textual studies, digital humanities, book history, and material culture. Candidates should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.

Open Date:

11/24/2020

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Candidates should submit to www.careers.luc.edu (1) a cover letter; (2) a current Curriculum Vitae; (3) a writing sample; (4) a statement on teaching experience; and (5) a statement addressing past or potential contributions to mentoring a diverse student body through research, teaching and other channels and engaging a diverse community through scholarship and service. Applicants should also arrange for three recommendations from individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position to be submitted electronically to the above website (letter writers will receive an electronic prompt from LUC).

Review of applications will begin on December 21 and continue until the position is filled.

LUC 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/14605

Job Number:

85TBD

Organizational Location:

PROVOST

Number of Vacancies:

1

Desired Start Date:

08/09/2021

Open Until Filled:

Yes

 

 

 

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Posted: 12/1/2020
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