Tenured-track – Poetry & Poetics
Skidmore College in New York
The Department of English at Skidmore College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in poetry & poetics. The successful candidate will demonstrate command of a wide range of English and American poetry and prosody, with expertise not limited to a single period. Expertise in any of the Anglophone poetic traditions, and/or critical theory, is also desirable. Individuals from underrepresented groups, or who have experience teaching students from diverse backgrounds, are encouraged to apply. The 3/2 teaching load includes one writing-intensive course each semester and periodic participation in Skidmore’s First Year Experience program. Applicants must demonstrate excellence in teaching and scholarship, as well as a strong commitment to undergraduate education at a liberal arts college. PH.D. required at time of employment.
To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by October 15, 2014. All applications will be acknowledged; interviews will be held at the MLA convention.