Assistant Professor Am Lit before 1800 (Tennessee Tech University)

English: Tenure-track, assistant professor position in English is available at Tennessee Tech University. An earned Ph.D. in English from an accredited institution by start date is required, with dissertation or other significant research in American Literature prior to 1800. Preferred specializations include Puritan, Native American/Indigenous, and/or Age of Reason literatures. Interest in diverse perspectives helpful. Prior college-level teaching experience required, substantial experience preferred. Must demonstrate active research agenda. Responsibilities include a 4/4 teaching load (includes freshman composition and undergraduate and graduate literature courses), with reductions for research possible. Peer-reviewed publications and department service required for tenure and promotion. To apply, please submit electronically to a letter of application that addresses qualifications and functions, a curriculum vitae, email contact information for three professional references who will be sent instructions for uploading letters, and transcripts of undergraduate and graduate coursework (official transcripts for all degrees conferred required upon hire). Screening date will be December I, 2015; open until filled. Tennessee Tech University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, sex, disability, age (40 and over), status as a protected veteran, genetic information or any other category protected by federal or state law. Inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies should be directed to