Tenure-Track Faculty Position in English

Wabash College
Indiana, United States
Sep 27, 2019
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Wabash College invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in the English department, beginning July 1, 2020. Candidates should specialize in multimodal writing and multicultural literature of any time period. Candidates should have a Ph.D. by the time appointment begins. The successful candidate will be committed to excellent undergraduate teaching and curricular innovation in a wide range of writing and literature courses. We seek a willing collaborator with colleagues across disciplines and in our interdisciplinary minors in Black Studies, Gender Studies, and Multicultural American Studies and our major in Hispanic Studies. The ideal candidate is committed to full participation in the life and service of a small liberal arts college. Candidates with experience and willingness to teach diverse students are especially invited to apply: approximately one-third of our students are Pell grant recipients, and one-third of our students are first-generation college students.


While we expect to hire at the assistant professor level, we are open to applicants of other ranks. Teaching load is three courses per semester. Wabash College offers a competitive salary, generous support for faculty research, and ongoing mentorship for best practices in teaching.  We are located less than an hour driving distance from Indianapolis and under three hours from Chicago, Louisville, and Cincinnati.


To apply, please visit https://www.wabash.edu/employment/. At the time of application, please be prepared to submit a CV, cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, email addresses for three persons who will submit confidential letters of recommendation, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts (official or unofficial; official transcripts required upon appointment). For full consideration, applications should be received by November 18. Please direct questions to Crystal Benedicks, chair of the English Department, at benedicc@wabash.edu


Wabash College, a liberal arts college for men, seeks faculty and staff who are committed to providing quality engagement with students, high levels of academic challenge and support, and meaningful experiences that prepare students for life and leadership in a diverse, multicultural world. Wabash is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from persons of all backgrounds. EOE