Visiting Lecturer in English

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The Department of English at Mount Holyoke College invites applications for a full-time Visiting Lecturer position in twentieth- and/or twenty-first century transnational literatures.  Interests might include Anglophone literatures of Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean; and postcolonial, decolonial, diasporic, and cosmopolitan studies. This is a one-year, non-renewable teaching position with a 3/2 teaching load.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, C.V., and three statements (1,500 words each) concerning research interests, teaching philosophy, and the mentoring of a diverse student body. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted on their behalf. Consideration of applications will begin May 3. 

Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college with 2,200 students and 220 faculty. Over half the faculty are women; one-fourth are persons of color. Mount Holyoke College is located about 90 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River valley, and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts.

Mount Holyoke College is a women’s college that is gender diverse. The College is committed to providing equal access and opportunity in employment and education to all employees and students. In compliance with state and federal law, Mount Holyoke College does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, genetic information, sex, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status under federal, state or local law. The College does not discriminate on the basis of gender in the recruitment and admission of students to its graduate program.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.




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Posted: 4/22/2021
Application Due: 5/22/2021
Work Type: Full Time