Job no: 100711-FA
The English Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks
applicants for two tenure-track appointments in Literary Studies
and Environmental Humanities at the rank of Assistant Professor
beginning in August 2020. We are looking for scholars whose work
focuses on the relationship between literature and the environment
in any historical period. We are especially interested in
candidates with research and teaching expertise in one or more of
the following areas: poetics, indigenous epistemologies,
multi-species justice, earth systems science, critical theory,
disability studies, and queer ecologies.
Successful candidates will teach four courses per academic year at
the undergraduate and graduate level; conduct research of
nationally recognized quality; advise and mentor students; and
participate in service activities at the department, university,
and professional levels.
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Degree and Area of Specialization:
PhD in English or related discipline with an emphasis in
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
Minimum of three years outstanding teaching experience at the
college/university level. Experience teaching while in a PhD
program is acceptable.
UW-Madison is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and
the department encourages under-represented minorities, veterans,
and people with disabilities to apply. We promote excellence
through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information
regarding applicants must be released upon request. Finalists
cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. A criminal background check
will be required prior to start of employment.
A482400-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/ENGLISH/ENGLISH
Full Time: 100%
Appointment Type, Duration:
Anticipated Begin Date:
AUGUST 17, 2020
ACADEMIC (9 months)
Instructions to Applicants:
All applications must be submitted electronically at http://jobs.wisc.edu
(search for PVL
100711). Candidates will be required to UPLOAD: 1) a letter of
application describing research and teaching strengths; 2) a
dissertation abstract or book proposal; 3) curriculum vitae. In
addition, you will be asked for the name and contact information
for 3 references. We will email each of these references for their
letters. Finalists will be asked to provide a 25pp. writing
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by
November 15, 2019. Questions about the position may be directed to
Professor Mario Ortiz-Robles, Search Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org
positions will remain open and applications may be considered until
the positions are filled.
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Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also
require you and your references to answer questions regarding
sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities
of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that
the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.
Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
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