Job posting: Tenure-track position in 19th-century American Literature at U Colorado Boulder (10/11/13)

The University of Colorado Boulder Department of English announces a tenure-track position in nineteenth-century American literature, to begin Fall 2014. PhD in hand by August 2014 is required for appointment as assistant professor. The normal teaching load is 2/2, and includes undergraduate English-major courses and graduate courses. Junior faculty members receive pre-tenure research leave support.

Interest in the position consisting of a letter of application, c.v., dissertation or book abstract (attach as “document 1”), writing sample of 25-30 pages, and letters of reference must be submitted electronically at posting #F00652.

Review of applications will begin October 11, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Initial interviews will take place at the MLA convention in Chicago.

For questions about the position, or about the electronic application process, please contact: The University of Colorado Boulder is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at: Authority to fill this position is pending budgetary approval.


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