The University of Toledo Department of English Language and
Literature invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant
professor position in British, American, or other anglophone
literature written before 1915, with a specialty in the study of
sexuality. Preferred candidates will have a secondary interest in
literary theory, including but not limited to queer theory; an
interest in drama would also be welcome. The ideal candidate will
have interest and experience in the literature of more than one
period or country. The successful candidate will be expected to
have a strong research agenda and employ innovative teaching
methods. In addition, preferred qualifications include experience
mentoring underrepresented minority students.
The candidate should demonstrate commitment to excellence in
research and teaching and will have earned the PhD by the time of
appointment. Duties will include teaching undergraduate and
graduate courses in the faculty member’s area of specialty, as well
as general English courses. The position will begin August
Candidates must apply at https://jobs.utoledo.edu with a
letter of application addressed to the English Department Chair Dr.
Sara Lundquist, a CV, and a representative sample of published or
unpublished scholarly work. Three letters of recommendation must be
submitted to EnglishDept@utoledo.edu.
Review of applications will begin on November 16, 2018;
applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Preliminary interviews will be conducted via Skype or FaceTime;
finalists will be invited to our campus subsequently. Questions may
be addressed to email@example.com.
The University of Toledo is an affirmative action, equal
opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of
building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff
committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment
and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities,
individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and