Assistant Professor of 19th Century American Literature at Seton Hall University

Position Available: Assistant Professor of 19th Century American Literature

The English Department at Seton Hall University invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Nineteenth-Century American Literature with an emphasis on the post-bellum period and an additional expertise in either media studies or transatlantic studies, to begin August 2015. The standard teaching load for faculty who are research and service active is 9 credits per semester. Course assignments will be balanced between first-year writing, university core, American Literature I and II, literature electives, and graduate classes. We seek candidates with a commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. Candidates must have the Ph.D. in hand by the time of appointment.  Send a letter of application and current vita to Mary Balkun, Chairperson,English Department ( <>) by *December 5, 2014*. Indicate “19^th -Century Americanist Position” in the subject line. Preliminary interviews will take place at the MLA convention in Vancouver in January; prior to that interview candidates will be asked to submit a writing sample and three letters of recommendation. Seton Hall University is a Catholic diocesan university and an EO/AA employer.