English – Assistant Professor of Ethnic American Literatures (St. Lawrence University)

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Deadline November 15, 2014
Date Posted September 26, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time
St. Lawrence University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in ethnic American literatures (with emphasis on African-American literature, Asian-American literature, Latin-American literature, and/or Native American literature). The successful candidate will offer introductory surveys and upper division courses in these subject areas, as well as the departments research methods/theory course. The successful candidate will join a department founded upon the essential relationship between creative expression and the study of literature, a department with a commitment to excellence in teaching as well as scholarship. Normal teaching load is three courses per semester. St. Lawrence offers a generous travel policy, and junior faculty members receive pre-tenure research leave support.

Ph.D., publications, and teaching experience required.

To apply:

Applicants must complete an online application at http://employment.stlawu.edu
Submit a letter of application, C.V., letters of recommendation, and sample syllabi for two relevant courses via Interfolios ByCommittee. (For help with Interfolio, please email help@interfolio.com or call (877) 997-8807.). Applications should be received by November 15, 2014; review will continue until the position is filled.

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

Located at 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY, 13617, 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.

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