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Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor in Children's/Young Adult Literature

Miami University
Ohio, United States
Posted Date
Mar 12, 2018
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English:  Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor in Children’s/Young Adult Literature with expertise in multiethnic children’s literature or children's literature from a global perspective.  Teach a full load of courses in children’s literature, an introduction to literary & cultural studies, advanced composition, and other literature surveys as needed in area of expertise; and provide departmental committee and program service.  

Require: PhD (for appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor), MA, MFA, or ABD (for appointment as Visiting Instructor) in English, Creative Writing or related field; record of scholarly achievement; demonstrated excellence in the teaching of literature. Position is not eligible for H1B sponsorship. Desire:  Ability to teach in the following areas: 17th-, 18th- or 19th-century British literature, Latinx literature, ethnic literatures, or children’s/young adult film. 

Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample and teaching portfolio (submitted as "other" document) which should include: teaching statement, course evaluations, and sample syllabi to  Inquiries may be directed to Katie Johnson at  Screening of applications will begin March 19, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. 

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, is firmly committed to multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University does not permit and takes action to prevent harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of  sex (including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking), race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, military status, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. Miami University immediately investigates and takes disciplinary and/or remedial action when appropriate. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities should be directed to or by phone at (513) 529-3560.  Miami University’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: Hard copy available upon request. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.


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