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FULL-TIME / TENURE-TRACK POSITIONS - Pre-MLA Deadlines[edit | edit source]

Auburn University at Montgomery (AL) - TT Asst. Professor - Digital Humanities + Postcolonial Lit. and/or Victorian or Contemporary British Poetry - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGE[edit | edit source]

Auburn University at Montgomery invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position for an Assistant Professor of English, to begin Fall 2019. We are seeking a scholar with a research agenda in digital humanities and period specialty in one of the following areas: Victorian poetry, contemporary British poetry, Southern literature and folklore, or Postcolonial literatures. The successful candidate will have the opportunity not only to offer courses in period specialty but also to offer new courses in digital humanities that will expand our upper-level and graduate course offerings. S/he will also teach literature surveys, composition, and other areas based on qualifications.

3/3 teaching load with ongoing scholarship and publication; internal funding and professional improvement leave available. Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in English or related field. Competitive salary.

Please complete an online application at http://www.jobs.aum.edu/postings/3350 and upload 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, and 3) unofficial transcripts.

Three letters of recommendation should be sent to: Search Committee Chair, Department of English and Philosophy, Auburn University at Montgomery, P. O. Box 244023, Montgomery, AL 36124-4023.

Priority given to applications received by November 1.

Inquiries to John Havard, Department Chair, jhavard@aum.edu.

About the University/College: Auburn University at Montgomery has been ranked among the South’s top universities by U.S. News and World Report, was named one of the best colleges in the Southeast by The Princeton Review, is designated as a Military Friendly School, and is consistently chosen as the best university in the area. Auburn Montgomery provides students with detailed knowledge and hands-on, practical experience, often from professionals in the field.

The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences offers students a traditional liberal education to meet the needs of the 21st century, allowing them to compete for a variety of careers in an increasingly complex and evolving world.

http://www.cas.aum.edu/

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Deadline: 1 Nov.

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: phone, Skype, etc.): Skype interview 11/14

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

  • [Campus interview scheduled 11/30, according to 19th c. British page]

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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Amherst College (MA) - TT Asst. Professor - Global Modernist Literature - CAMPUS VISIT STAGE[edit | edit source]

The Department of English invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment in global modernist literature at the rank of assistant professor beginning in July 2019. We especially encourage applicants with expertise in one or more of the following areas: comparative modernisms; media studies; disability studies; postcolonial or decolonial approaches; race and ethnicity studies; eco-criticism; gender and sexuality studies; digital humanities; and trans-oceanic or hemispheric studies. Given Amherst's commitment to fostering an intellectually challenging and inclusive educational environment, our expectation is that the successful candidate will demonstrate competence and sensitivity in teaching and mentoring students who are broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, ability, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. With that in mind, we ask that candidates for this position, in addition to describing their scholarly growth and accomplishment, also take the application letter as an opportunity to speak briefly to teaching and the cultivation of classroom environments.

An application letter, c.v., short writing sample of no more than thirty pages, and three confidential letters of recommendation should be submitted electronically to https://apply.interfolio.com/54622. Applications received by November 2, 2018, will receive full consideration; review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Amherst College is a private co-educational liberal arts college of 1,800 students and more than two hundred faculty located in the Connecticut River Valley of western Massachusetts and participates in the Five-College consortium with Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges, and University of Massachusetts Amherst.

The college is committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff. Amherst College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages persons of all genders, persons of color, and persons with disabilities to apply. Learn more about the English department at http://www.amherst.edu/~english.

Chronicle

Deadline: Nov. 2

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview): axed via email (Dec 11)

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): Skype interview request 12/4 x2

Rejection (after preliminary interview): notified 12/14

Campus interview scheduled: 12/14 x1

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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  • Also posted at Anglophone 2019 and Comparative 2019
  • when scheduling the Skype interview (which are all being held 12/10-12/12 I believe), they indicated that they hope to follow-up with decision about next stage by 12/17

Baylor University (TX) - TT Assistant Professor of English (20th Century British Literature) - CAMPUS VISIT STAGE[edit | edit source]

Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” The University is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris , and academic strategic plan, Illuminate . As the world’s largest Baptist University, Baylor offers over 40 doctoral programs and has more than 17,000 students from all 50 states and more than 85 countries.

Rank: Assistant Professor. Tenure Information: Tenure Track.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will teach advanced undergraduate classes and graduate seminars in twentieth-century British literature as well as lower-level classes in British literature and will also direct the dissertation and thesis research of graduate students. He or she will demonstrate a productive research agenda and maintain a strong publication record while also engaging in service to the department and university.

Required Qualifications: The Department of English seeks a dynamic and creative scholar specializing in twentieth-century British literature. The ideal candidate will publish scholarship in Modernist British literature, with possible secondary interests in contemporary British, minority British, or postcolonial literature. Primary expertise may be in poetry, prose, or drama, but candidates should be conversant in more than one genre. Candidates should have a strong research agenda and be an effective teacher, with the Ph.D. in hand at the start of the appointment.

About Baylor: Working at Baylor is so much more than simply having a job! As part of the Baylor family, employees not only receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical and dental insurance, and fantastic automatic retirement contributions, they also get to experience Baylor.

Experience the culture of working for an institution consistently ranked as a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education. Experience a mission driven organization based on a strong Christian commitment (http://www.baylor.edu/about). Experience Baylor academics with outstanding tuition remission for eligible staff and qualified dependents. Experience our beautiful campus with access to libraries, museums, and recreational facilities such as our fitness center, athletic courts, an indoor swimming pool, and the Baylor marina to name a few. Experience our great dining facilities and enjoy an employee discount. Experience Baylor athletics with reduced admission or free access to athletic events. Experience Baylor through many more wonderful events and programs that take place on campus each year. Conveniently located in Waco, Texas, Baylor University is approximately 90 miles from both the Dallas-Fort Worth and Austin areas. To learn more about life in Waco, visit http://wacochamber.com/community/about-waco.

EEO Statement: Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion among its selection criteria. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Desired Start Date: 08/01/2019

Open Date: 08/10/2018

Special Instructions to Applicants: SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed beginning 10/01/2018. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by 10/15/2018.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please apply with letter of application and CV, transcripts, three letters of reference, and a writing sample. Offical transcripts will be required if applicants move forward in the interview process.

Apply at: https://jobs.baylor.edu/postings/4045

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Deadline: Oct. 15

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: Received interest and request to fill out form regarding commitment to Christian mission. Does this go to all applicants? 

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.):

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

  • [heard 2nd hand that at least one campus visit was scheduled, mid-Dec.]

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

  • Any updates here? 
  • I haven't heard anything - is it fair to assume a rejection is coming if we haven't received a request to complete a mission statement? (12/22)
  • Second-hand: campus visit scheduled, not sure of date but around early/mid-Dec. [posted 12/22]

Boston University (MA) - TT Asst. Professor - Modern and/or Contemporary Poetry - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTED[edit | edit source]

The English Department at Boston University invites applications for a tenure-track position in modern and/or contemporary poetry at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting July 1, 2019, pending final budgetary approval. We are interested in candidates with a possible sub-specialty in new media studies and/or scholarship from a global perspective. The department of English believes that the cultural and social diversity of faculty, staff, and students is vital to the excellence of our research and academic programs.

DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THE BOSTON UNIVERSITY HR WEBSITE.

Send cover letter, vita, and dissertation abstract to Prof. Anita Patterson at ensearch@bu.edu by November 1, 2018.

Required Skills: Successful candidates must have the Ph.D. in hand by time of appointment, and be prepared for teaching duties at the undergraduate and graduate level (2/2 load). Salary will be commensurate with experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: Nov. 1

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: Received via email attachment 11/16

Rejection (no interview):

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Central College (IA) - TT Asst. Professor - Global Anglophone and British Literature of the 19th, 20th, and 21st c.[edit | edit source]

Tenure-line assistant professor position beginning August 2019 with responsibility for teaching Global Anglophone and British Literatures of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries in a liberal arts context. Preference given to candidates who can teach writing-intensive courses, including Creative Writing (Poetry and/or Fiction), and can develop literature courses in interdisciplinary areas that might include Peace Studies, Cultural Studies, or Postcolonial/Transatlantic Studies.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Candidates should be committed to undergraduate teaching and have an understanding of and appreciation for the liberal arts environment. Responsibilities include teaching Global Anglophone and British Literature of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries in a liberal arts context. We are particularly interested in candidates who can teach writing-intensive courses, including Creative Writing (Poetry and/or Fiction), and can develop literature courses in interdisciplinary areas that might include Peace Studies, Cultural Studies, or Postcolonial/Transatlantic Studies. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in curriculum development and be able to teach the College's first-year or senior-year interdisciplinary seminar. In addition to teaching, all faculty at Central College are expected to participate in the life of the college and to demonstrate an ongoing commitment to professional development.

The English Department enriches academic quality at Central College through traditional literary studies and innovative teaching and research across disciplines. All courses foster close reading, vigorous critical thinking, strong writing, and intellectual and artistic creativity. By studying language with respect and rigor, Central College English majors cultivate two of the most essential habits of successful people: self-reflection and empathy for others. While English faculty demonstrate expertise in literary theory and specific historical periods, department faculty mentor students and collaborate with colleagues across campus in major ways.

The department's areas of emphasis and distinction are Literature, Writing, and Interdisciplinary Teaching. English classes develop strong commitments to sustainability, social justice, and service-learning by emphasizing civic engagement in global and local contexts. The study of literature and creative writing produces agile professionals and Central College graduates in English have thrived in fields as diverse as journalism, architecture, business management, education, law, medicine, public administration, and library science. Our students deepen intercultural and international competence through study abroad and courses in travel writing and global/postcolonial literature. English faculty approach literature as the nexus of interdisciplinary learning, exploring connections between literature, science, aesthetics, history, gender studies, and cultural studies.

Requirements: Candidates should have a Ph.D. (ABD considered) in English. Preference given to candidates with recent college-level teaching experience. The successful candidate will also have a demonstrated record of research and scholarly publications or clear indication of potential success in these areas.

Additional Information: Central College is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to creating a diverse community. Individuals from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Central College is a drug/tobacco free workplace. Academic positions at Central College use E-verify.

Review of applications will begin 30 September and will continue until the position is filled.

LINK to APPLY

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Deadline: Sept. 30

Acknowledgment received:

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Clark University (MA) - TT Assistant Professor of English - American, British, or Global/Transnational Modernisms - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGE[edit | edit source]

The Department of English invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, specializing in American, British, or Global/Transnational modernisms. The position begins in the fall 2019 semester. The area of specialization is open, but may include such topics as the relationship between aesthetics, political cultures, and social justice; race, gender, class, and sexuality studies; literature and science; the rise of metropolitan subcultures; and the emergence of networked technologies and screen cultures. An additional consideration is the ability to contribute to one or more of the College’s interdisciplinary programs and institutes, including the Center for Gender, Race, and Area Studies; the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies; the Higgins School of the Humanities; the program in New Earth Conversations (an interdisciplinary initiative on climate change); or Women’s and Gender Studies. The teaching load includes courses in Modernism, conceived broadly and globally; survey courses pertinent to the faculty member’s field; and introductory courses required for the major, which all members of the department teach. The Ph.D. is required by August 2019.

The successful candidate will join an English Department with an established commitment to the study of English as a global language and to interdisciplinary study. With this position, we hope to continue our commitment to producing leading-edge research and coursework in the field. With existing ties to many of the interdisciplinary programs and centers listed above, the English Department at Clark University seeks to be a transformative and active influence on campus. This new tenure-track position in modernism will be fully based in English while remaining active in the campus community.

Clark University is a private, highly selective institution with a demonstrated commitment to outstanding faculty teaching and research. Tenure-track faculty members normally teach a 2–2 load. In addition to providing ongoing support for teaching and research, Clark offers pre-tenured faculty a reduced teaching load in the first year, and a semester’s sabbatical after a successful third-year review. Further information regarding support for faculty research and teaching may be found here: https://www.clarku.edu/research/centers-and-institutes/. Further information about the English Department may be found here: https://www2.clarku.edu/departments/english/.

Please submit a curriculum vitae, a letter of application, a sample syllabus, a 20-page writing sample, and three recent letters of recommendation. Materials may be sent via Interfolio or emailed directly to englishsearch@clarku.edu. Priority will be given to applications received by November 7, 2018. Preliminary interviews will be conducted via Skype, followed by campus visits for finalists. Questions may be addressed to Stephen Levin, Search Director, Department of English, at slevin@clarku.edu.

Clark University embraces equal opportunity and affirmative action as core values: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/54826

MLA JIL 9/14/18

Deadline: Nov. 7

Acknowledgment received: Nov 30 (email) x4

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): 12/11 x1: Skype interview request for week of 12/17 

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

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Rejection (after campus interview):

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Offer accepted:

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George Mason University (VA) - TT Assistant Professor, 20th-21st c. Science Fiction and/or Fantasy Literature[edit | edit source]

The George Mason University Department of English invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in 20th- and 21st-century Science Fiction and/or Fantasy Literature. We especially welcome applications from candidates whose work foregrounds questions of identity, power, and culture. Area of focus may include US, UK, and/or Anglophone literature, and we are also particularly interested in work that takes transnational, comparative, or global approaches. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.

George Mason University is Virginia's largest public research university and was recently named the most diverse university in Virginia by U.S. News & World Report. Inclusivity is a core value of the university. Our students represent all races, ethnicities, nationalities, religions, sexual orientation and gender identities and hail from over 130 countries. The multitude of different perspectives this diversity brings enriches our academic environment. George Mason is committed to building a faculty of outstanding scholars whose diversity reflects that of our student body, including diversity of gender, sexual orientation, racial and ethnic identity, physical ability, socioeconomic background, and national origin. We actively encourage applications from members of all groups underrepresented in the profession.

The successful candidate will teach a 2-2 load of undergraduate and graduate courses. The English department is home to vibrant concentrations in literature and cultural studies - including world literature and new media - and a highly-ranked BFA and MFA creative writing program. We coordinate closely with George Mason's doctoral Program in Cultural Studies.

Please visit http://english.gmu.edu for more information about the department.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in literature with evidence of completion by August 2019. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion in research and teaching. Record of innovative and dynamic teaching. Promise of outstanding scholarship.

Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated success in working across academic and disciplinary boundaries.

Online App. Form: http://jobs.gmu.edu/postings/44043

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Deadline: For Full Consideration, Apply by: November 1, 2018.

Acknowledgment received:

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Grove City College (PA) - Full-Time Faculty Position - 20th-c. British/Anglophone Literature - CAMPUS VISIT STAGE[edit | edit source]

Grove City College invites applications for a permanent faculty position in the Department of English, with a specialization in 20th-century British/Anglophone literature. Ability to teach modern Christian writers, such as the Inklings, or Christianity and literature in global contexts, as well as literary theory, is preferred. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a broad literary survey for non-majors as well as first-year college writing. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to teaching highly motivated students and to encouraging their spiritual formation in a Christian liberal arts setting. A Ph.D. in English or related field is required.

In addition to academic advising and service on academic committees, all faculty at Grove City College enjoy an array of professional development opportunities with regard to their research and teaching goals through support for conference presentations and professional organizations, summer research grants, faculty-student research, faculty-led travel courses and internships. In particular the successful candidate will have the opportunity to help the English Department host its annual Christian Writers Conference. Past Conferences have either served as regional meetings of scholarly associations such as the Conference on Christianity and Literature, the C.S. Lewis and Inklings Society, and the George Herbert Society, or hosted contemporary artists and highly regarded literary scholars (e.g., Makoto Fujimura, Scott Cairns, Jeanne Murray Walker, Roger Lundin).

Please send a current curriculum vitae, transcripts, names and contact information of four references (three professional and one pastoral), and a letter of interest that 1) explains how your Christian faith represents a strong fit with Grove City College's unique mission as a Christian liberal arts college and 2) outlines your scholarly agenda. Send these to: Ms. Jamie N. Kimble, Assistant Director of Human Resources at employment@gcc.edu.

Grove City College is a private educational institution noted for its academic excellence where scholarship is informed by Christian principles. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, non-job related disability, use of a guide or support animal, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other college-administrative programs.

HigherEdJobs.com (posted 8/29/18)

Deadline: 

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: Received request from the chair on 11/7

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Rutgers University (NJ) - TT Asst. Professor - Twentieth-Century Poetry and Poetics[edit | edit source]

The Department of English at Rutgers University, New Brunswick seeks a tenure track Assistant Professor in Twentieth-Century Poetry and Poetics. Successful candidates must have the Ph.D. in hand (in English or a related field) by Fall 2019, and be ready to take on duties including undergraduate and graduate teaching. Submit application letter, dissertation abstract, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation and a writing sample to the attention of Meredith McGill no later than November 1.

Minimum Education and Experience: Successful candidates must have the Ph.D. in hand (in English or a related field) by Fall 2019, and be ready to take on duties including undergraduate and graduate teaching.

Posting Open Date: 08/07/2018. Posting Close Date: 11/01/2018.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Submit application letter, dissertation abstract, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation and a writing sample to the attention of Meredith McGill no later than November 1.

Campus: Rutgers University-New Brunswick Home Location Campus: College Ave (RU-New Brunswick)

Online App. Form: https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/73280

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: Nov. 1

Acknowledgment received:

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St. Lawrence University (NY) - TT Assistant Professor - 20/21st c. British Literature - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGE[edit | edit source]

The Department of English at St. Lawrence University seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in twentieth- and/or twenty-first century British Literature. We are open to specializations including Modernist, Contemporary, and British Anglophone Decolonial/Global South Literatures. Genre focus is open. Our department is committed to building a diverse and inclusive educational environment, excellence in teaching and scholarship, and to the essential relationship between creative writing and literary study.

The individual hired will teach six (6) courses per academic year. Typical semester load may include the second half of the British Survey (1700 to present) and Methods of Critical Analysis, as well as courses in your area of expertise. Class sizes range from 12 to 20 students and are typically run as seminars. Advise undergraduates. Pursue an active research agenda.

The Department of English at St. Lawrence University has 12 full-time faculty members and an annual Viebranz Visiting Professor of Creative Writing who offer courses in British, American, and World literatures, and Creative Writing: poetry, fiction, and non-fiction. Our undergraduate major includes concentrations in Literary Studies and Creative Writing.

Minimum Qualifications Ph.D. (or ABD) in English or Comparative Literature. Demonstrated excellence in teaching. Preferred: Experience interacting with diverse communities, or evidence of a commitment to incorporate inclusive teaching methods to effectively engage broadly diverse student populations.

Please note the two part application process:

1. Interested applicants must complete a St. Lawrence University online application form at http://employment.stlawu.edu
2. Submit a detailed letter of application, C.V. emphasizing publications and relevant teaching experience, and sample syllabi and writing exercises via Interfolio. (For help with Interfolio, please email help@interfolio.com or call (877) 997-8807.)

Applications should be received by November 2, 2018. Finalists will be asked to submit writing samples, and preliminary interviews will take place over video conferencing. Review will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Paul Graham, Search Chair at pgraham@stlawu.edu

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

Located at 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY, St. Lawrence University is a coeducational, private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,400 students from more than 40 states and 40 nations. The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity and the planet. Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to make connections that transform lives and communities, from the local to the global.

The University is committed to and seeks diversity among its faculty, staff and students. Such a commitment ensures an atmosphere that is diverse and complex in ways that are intellectually and socially enriching for the entire campus community. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups, as well as from individuals with experience teaching or working in a multicultural environment, are encouraged. St. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit http://www.stlawu.edu.

Apply at: https://employment.stlawu.edu/postings/1649

Deadline: Nov. 2

Acknowledgment received.

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): 12/12 x2 (Zoom)

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

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NOTES

  • Anybody heard from them yet? A writing sample, a note, any sign of life?
  • Nothing so far. x2
  • Has anyone heard back about campus interviews after Zoom interviews this week 12/27?
  • Interviews went through the late afternoon of the 28th, so it's possible we won't hear until next week.
  • Anyone hear anything yet?
  • Nothing yet 1/08. They did say they'll be calling candidites for campus interviews in the last two weeks of Jan and make an offer by 1st week of Feb, so it's likely this has slipped most of us initial interviewees by. 
  • Campus interviews have been scheduled.

Texas State University (TX) - TT Asst. Professor - Post-World War II British Literature - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGE[edit | edit source]

Job Posting Number: 20190032FAC

Job Location: San Marcos

Department: English

Position Description: Tenure-track assistant professor, specialty in post World War II British literature. Successful applicant expected to maintain active record of publication and to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of specialization. Teaching assignment will include core English courses such as first-year composition and/or introductory literature surveys taught in a large lecture setting. Teaching assignments may include other courses in literature and courses within candidate's areas of interest. Teaching assignment is 2/2 for first two years, 3/3 thereafter. Appointment begins fall 2019.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in English or closely related field, with degree completed at time of appointment; Specialization in post World War II British literature; Demonstrated teaching excellence; and Background and/or experience commensurate with the position of assistant professor sufficient to teach graduate courses in post World War II British literature. Preferred Qualifications Demonstrated ability in scholarly research on post World-War II British literature; Ability to teach advanced or graduate courses in British multicultural, multiethnic, gender, and/or media studies; and Ability to teach core courses in English (first-year composition, large introductory literature surveys).

Application Procedures: Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/23168.

For full consideration, please submit the following by November 1, 2018: 1) a letter of application, 2) current curriculum vitae, and 3) contact information for three references (to follow curriculum vitae).

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: Nov. 1

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): Skype interview scheduled 11-15-2018

EDIT 1-8: Has anyone heard anything post-Skype interview?

EDIT 1-11: Nope, not a peep. EDIT 2-23: I'm assuming that weeks of radio silence is a no, but I'm genuinely curious: has anyone checking this page heard anything?


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University of California Los Angeles (CA) - "Ladder Faculty" (Adv. Asst. - Full Prof.) - 20th-Century British and Anglophone Literature - ZOOM INTERVIEW STAGE[edit | edit source]

The Department of English at UCLA invites applications for a tenure-track position in 20th-Century British and Anglophone Women’s Literature, with rank ranging from advanced Assistant to Full Professor. We welcome candidates whose teaching, research, and service reflect a commitment to diversity and excellence. Candidates should demonstrate engagement with recent developments in feminist studies, race studies, and/or postcolonial studies for addressing women’s writings across racial, ethnic, religious, or national lines. We are particularly interested in candidates whose research is interdisciplinary and who have a commitment to teaching innovative curricula to both undergraduate and graduate students. A Ph.D. or equivalent is required by date of hire.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, 20-page writing sample, a statement detailing the candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, and three names of references to be contacted later (Optional: 2-3 letters of recommendation welcomed with application materials), to Lowell Gallagher, Chair, Department of English, via the UCLA Recruit system at: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF03931. Application dossiers are due by November 15, 2018; interviews will be via teleconferencing in early December. The position is subject to final administrative approval.

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Deadline: Nov. 15

Acknowledgment received:

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University of Florida (FL) - TT Asst. Professor - Critical Theory + Modernist / Contemporary Literature - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGE[edit | edit source]

The Department of English at the University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, invites applications for a full-time nine-month tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor to begin August 16, 2019. Specialization: Critical theory, with an additional emphasis in English-language modernist and/or contemporary literatures.

Successful candidates must demonstrate scholarship and commitment to teaching in both historical theoretical movements (post-structuralism, hermeneutics, psychoanalysis, feminism) and contemporary practices (Marxist, Lacanian, queer, globalization, affect, post-colonial, feminist, critical race theories), as well as in one or more English-language twentieth-century and/or contemporary literary traditions. We especially welcome candidates with additional expertise in one or more of the following: multiple media and genres, digital humanities, cultural studies, comparative approaches, and non-Anglo-American English-language literatures (South Asian, Irish, Caribbean, African). The normal teaching assignment is two courses per semester.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a PhD in hand by August 15, 2019, a strong record of publications in the field, and evidence of successful teaching. The Department of English has a strong commitment to diversity, and we are especially interested in increasing the diversity of our faculty. The successful candidate must be able to work with students, faculty and staff from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a full benefits package.

Application Instructions: Applications must be submitted on-line at http://apply.interfolio.com/56289 and must include: (1) a letter summarizing the applicant's qualifications, ongoing research directions, and interests in the Department, (2) a complete curriculum vitae, (3) an article-length writing sample, and (4) a list of at least three references. After initial review, applicants who are chosen to receive further consideration will be asked to request confidential letters of recommendation from the references and for online interviews. To ensure full consideration, application materials should be received by November 15, but the position will remain open until filled. Send email inquiries or nominations to Phillip E. Wegner (pwegner@ufl.edu).

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Deadline: 15 Nov. 2018

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: 12/10 (Reference Letters) x3

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University of Liverpool (UK) - Lecturer in Modernism[edit | edit source]

The Department of English seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Modernism who will contribute extensively to the teaching of our successful BA and MA programmes in English Literature. The position also includes the opportunity to undertake research degree supervisions and to teach on the MA in English (Modern and Contemporary Literature). You will have publications in, and experience of teaching, across a range of modernist literary studies, including British, transatlantic, and/or global Anglophone modernism. Specialisms in American literature of the late 19th and early 20th century and/or modernist women’s writing are especially welcome.

You will already have a proven track record in the publication of research and will be expected to make a substantial and sustained contribution to the internationally excellent research profile of the Department. In the case of this post, the Department requires that you be ready to make a full return in REF 2021. It is therefore an essential criterion of the post that you will have publications in modernist literary studies and will be expected to have published, in the current REF cycle, at least one monograph relating to this area of literary studies.

Job Ref: 009862

Closing Date: 17 September 2018.

For full details and to apply online, please visit: https://recruit.liverpool.ac.uk.

www.jobs.ac.uk

Deadline: 17 Sept. 2018

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FULL-TIME / TENURE-TRACK POSITIONS - Post-MLA Deadlines[edit | edit source]

Nicholls State University (La) -- Assistant Professor of Languages and Literature[edit | edit source]

Applicants must apply by completing an unclassified application online at https://jobs.nicholls.edu. Paper applications will not be accepted.

If you need assistance, please contact emily.thibodaux@nicholls.edu.


Please note that all applications received are subject to the Louisiana Public Records Act § 44:1 et seq., and information regarding your application may be released if requested under this statute.

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DUTIES:

5% 
Service on department committee(s) and / or university committee(s) per chair's request or at the request of the university.

5% 
Perform additional services for the good of the university (volunteer), serve on student run committees, work with special interest groups, as qualified, on campus.

Accountable for ensuring that affirmative action, equal opportunity, and diversity are integrally tied to all actions and decisions in areas of responsibility.

90% 
Teaching load: 12 hours: English composition courses and/or upper level courses as placed.

Minimum Experience Required: 
Ph.D. in English, British Literature concentration in modern and post-modern periods. 

Other Minimum Requirements: 
Applicants should have one year + teaching experience at the college level. 
Applicants should have taught freshman composition at the college level. 
Applicants should have taught sophomore level literature courses at the college level. 
Experience teaching entry level technical / professional writing desirable.

APPLICATION INFORMATION[edit | edit source]

Contact:

Nicholls State University

Online App. Form:

https://jobs.nicholls.edu

Acknowledgment received:

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Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): Skype interview scheduled for 4/18/19 x2

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled: Second Skype interview / teaching demo requested 4/22/19 x2

Rejection (after campus interview): 5/8/19

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Universität Leipzig (Leipzig University) (DEU) - TT (W2) Professorship in Contemporary British Literature in a Global and Postcolonial Context[edit | edit source]

A permanent position, to be filled as soon as possible. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate well-documented teaching expertise and an established record of research in the field of British Literary Studies from 1945 to the present. The candidate is expected to cooperate closely with colleagues in other disciplines within the department and in the broader Faculty of Literature, including on interdisciplinary projects. Moreover, the candidate will be able to contribute to developments in his/her field of expertise by means of distinctive research projects. One substantial research focus is expected in the field of British literature after 1945 and another in Anglophone postcolonial literatures. Moreover, the candidate is expected to have a research focus in two of the following fields: postcolonial theory, digital literature and its theoretical foundations, or popular literature and aesthetic and literary innovations in contemporary British literature. Furthermore, the candidate is expected to be experienced in obtaining external funding as well as in managing academic administration.

Rights and obligations of the job holder are within the Saxonian university law (Sächsisches Hochschulfreiheitsgesetz, SächsHSFG) and the Saxonian public service task regulation (Sächsische Dienstaufgabenverordnung, DAVOHS). Applicants must meet the requirements of § 58 SächsHSFG.

The University of Leipzig emphasizes the equality of women and men. Handicapped applicants are encouraged to apply and given preference if equally qualified.

Applications with the usual documents (a cover letter; a detailed CV; a list of scientific publications; a list of ongoing projects, including outside funding or fellowships received; a list of 3 potential recommenders and their contact information; evidence of academic teaching, including available records of teaching evaluations; and a certified copy of the certificate of the highest acquired academic degree) should be sent, preferably in digital format as a single PDF document, by 22 February 2019 to:

Leipzig University
Dekan der Philologischen Fakultät
Herrn Prof. Dr. Beat Siebenhaar
Beethovenstraße 15
04107 Leipzig
Germany

Email: dekphilo@rz.uni-leipzig.de

Please note that all your documents should be in standard international format, i.e. A4 pages, not US letter.

The original English job ad is here.

Deadline: 21 February 2019 (23:59 h Central European Time, i.e. 5:59 pm Eastern US Time)

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VISITING POSITIONS / Limited-Term Appointments[edit | edit source]

University College Cork (IRE) - Lectureship in Twenty-First Century Literature (3 Years)[edit | edit source]

UCC wishes to appoint an experienced academic to the role of Lecturer in English (Twenty-First Century Literature), reporting to the Head of the School of English. 

The person appointed will teach and research in the area of Twenty-First Century English-language literature. They will also be expected to contribute to our wider teaching needs at undergraduate and postgraduate level and to develop one or more of the following strategic development areas:

  • Graphic fiction
  • Science fiction
  • Flash fiction
  • Electronic literature
  • Slam / spoken word poetry
  • Literary adaptation / theories of adaptation
  • Literature and media
  • Contemporary literature and cultural studies

Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.

For an information package including full details of the post, selection criteria and application process see https://ore.ucc.ie/. The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to the Head of the School of English, Professor Lee Jenkins, on email: l.jenkins@ucc.ie Further information on the School of English Department is available at https://www.ucc.ie/en/english

Appointment may be made on the Lecturer Below the Bar Salary Scale: €33,481-€59,132 (Scale B); €35,321-€56,267 (Scale A). In all instances the successful appointment will be at the first point of the scale.

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal. Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to recruitment@ucc.ie, quoting the job-title.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Thursday 22nd November 2018.

No late applications will be accepted.

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER

Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector.

Original ad on Jobs.ac.uk.

Deadline: 22 November

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (NC) - Carolina Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity - English: 18-19th c. Transatlantic Lit. or Modernism[edit | edit source]

As part of a continuing commitment to building a culturally diverse intellectual community and advancing scholars from underrepresented groups in higher education, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Carolina Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity is pleased to announce the availability of postdoctoral research appointments for a period of two years. The purpose of the Program is to develop scholars from underrepresented groups for possible tenure track appointments at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and other research universities. Postdoctoral scholars will be engaged full-time in research and may teach only one course per fiscal year. Applications for study in any discipline represented at the University are welcome.

The Department of English and Comparative Literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill strongly encourages candidates interested in modernism (particularly British/Irish/global) and 18th and/or 19th-century transatlantic literature (including postcolonial studies) to apply. (Please indicate that ECL is your department of interest when applying.)

Interested applicants who will have completed their doctoral degree no later than July 1, 2019 and no earlier than July 1, 2014 are eligible to apply. The primary criterion for selection is evidence of scholarship potentially competitive for tenure track appointments at the University of North Carolina and other research universities. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill strongly encourages applications from African American, Native American and Hispanic American scholars. 

Interested applicants should apply online at: https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/148221

Directions for the electronic submission are provided at the application site. For additional information, please visit the program website at http://research.unc.edu/carolina-postdocs/index.htm. Questions about the application process may be directed to Program Coordinator Jennifer Pruitt in the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs at jennifer_pruitt@unc.edu.

The application deadline is November 15, 2018.

Deadline: Nov. 15

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See also: Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2018-2019[edit | edit source]

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