1-year Leave Replacement (GRINNELL COLLEGE)

GRINNELL COLLEGE. 1-year leave replacement position in the Department of English (specializing in 20th– and 21st-Century American Literature). Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) possible. The teaching schedule of five courses over two semesters will include three 100-level Literary Analysis courses (ENG 120), one 200-level course in 20th– and 21st-century American literature (ENG 231), and a 300-level seminar in the applicants area of expertise (e.g., ENG 328, 330, 331, or 335). Additional information about the courses we offer can be found at https://www.grinnell.edu/academics/areas/english. In letters of application, candidates should discuss their interest in developing as a teacher and scholar in a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college that emphasizes close student-faculty interaction. They should also discuss how they might contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values.  To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by March 13, 2015. Please submit applications online by visiting our application website at https://jobs.grinnell.edu. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi of courses applicant is prepared to offer, a writing sample under 20 pages, and provide email addresses for three references. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Professor Ralph Savarese at EnglishSearch@grinnell.edu or 641-269-4655.

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