The Department of English at Skidmore College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in nineteenth-century American literature. Skidmore seeks to attract an academically and culturally diverse faculty, especially those who can contribute to the growing diversity and excellence of the community through their teaching, scholarship, and service. We are particularly interested in candidates with transnational approaches to the American nineteenth century. Additional expertise in cultural studies is desirable. Individuals from underrepresented groups, or who have experience teaching students from diverse backgrounds, are encouraged to apply. The 3/2 teaching load includes one writing-intensive course each semester and periodic participation in Skidmore’s First Year Experience program. Applicants must demonstrate excellence in teaching and scholarship, as well as a strong commitment to undergraduate education at a liberal arts college. PH.D. required at time of employment.
To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by October 15, 2015.
All applications will be acknowledged; interviews will be held at the MLA convention.
Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
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