Assistant Professor of American Literature (Springfield College)

Springfield College invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of American Literature in the Department of Humanities. The College is seeking candidates with experience teaching pre-Civil War American literature with additional expertise in diverse literatures and film studies. A strong commitment to equity, diversity and student success is required. Responsibilities include teaching four courses per semester including first-year writing.

Successful candidates must have an earned doctorate from a regionally accredited institution and demonstrate excellence in teaching. ABDs will be considered.

Founded in 1885, Springfield College is a private, coeducational institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs that reflect its distinctive Humanics Philosophy – the education of the whole person in spirit, mind, and body for leadership in service to humanity. For more information, please visit the College’s homepage at

Initial review of applications will begin November 14, 2014, with an employment date of August 2015. Applicants should send a letter of interest, a statement of teaching and research philosophy, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for 3-5 professional references to: Dr. Anne Herzog, Dean, School of Arts, Sciences, and Professional Studies, Springfield College, 263 Alden Street, Springfield, MA 01109. E-materials accepted at

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