Jobs: Assistant Professor of American Literature (pre-1900) at Saint Louis University (Deadline 11.1.14)

Assistant Professor of American Literature (pre-1900)

The Department of English at Saint Louis University, a Catholic Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service, seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in

early and antebellum American literature. Ph.D. must be completed by June 2015.

Applicants should have a significant record of teaching and research in 18th- and 19th-century American literature. We are particularly interested in candidates with transatlantic approaches to the field.

The department offers B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees, and faculty teach at all levels of the curriculum.

Applications must be submitted online at, and should include a C.V., letter of application, and writing sample of no more than 25 pages. Additional materials may be requested later. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. Interviews at MLA. Start date: August 15, 2015. Email contact: Dr. Hal Bush, Chair of the search committee:

Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer (AA/EOE), and encourages women and minorities to apply.