Visiting Assistant Professor of English
- Trinity College
- Connecticut, United States
- Salary Not Specified
- Posted Date
- Feb 6, 2023
- Position Type
- Faculty Positions, Arts, Art, Other Arts, Communications, Media Studies, Humanities, English & Literature, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies
- Employment Level
- Non-Tenured Track
- Employment Type
- Full Time
Visiting Assistant Professor of English
Tenure Track or Non Tenure Track
Non Tenure Track
Full or Part Time
The English Department at Trinity College seeks to hire a scholar of late medieval British literature to fill a two-year Visiting Assistant Professorship, beginning Fall 2023. Trinity College is a coeducational, independent, nonsectarian liberal arts college with approximately 2,200 undergraduate students and 200 faculty members, located in Hartford, Connecticut. Candidates should have a strong commitment to undergraduate and interdisciplinary teaching in a liberal arts context, and a well-articulated pedagogical framework. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to attracting and supporting faculty that fully represents the racial, ethnic, gender, and cultural diversity of the United States. We seek applications from minorities, women, and other under-represented groups.
Applicants for this position should have demonstrated ability to teach courses in early British literature, including a pre-1700 survey and an upper-level Chaucer course. We welcome candidates with interests in the global Middle Ages and critical race studies. Ph.D. required by start of appointment. Teaching load is 3/2. Competitive salary and benefits.
Competitive salary and benefits.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit a letter of application, C.V., a writing sample of no more than 25 pages, and contact information for three individuals who will write letters of recommendation. Questions should be directed to Christopher Hager, Chair of the English Department ( email@example.com ). Interviews conducted via Zoom. Review of applications will begin February 22, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.
Applicants will be asked to list contact information for reference providers, including email addresses. Once a completed dossier is submitted, automatic emails will be generated to each reference provider, directing each referee to a unique URL where he or she must go to upload a letter of recommendation. Applicants using Interfolio (or other dossier service) should provide the appropriate unique Interfolio email address for each reference letter writer.
Candidates considered for non-tenure-track, temporary positions must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Applicants who require an H1-B visa cannot be considered for temporary positions. Applicants for non-tenure-track, temporary positions who require sponsorship for visas other than an H1-B visa will be required to pay all costs associated with visa applications.
Trinity College requires proof of COVID 19 vaccination and booster or an approved exemption prior to employment.
Trinity College is an independent, nonsectarian liberal arts college for men and women, with approximately 2,200 undergraduate students and 200 faculty members, located in Hartford, Connecticut. Our Mission is “Engage. Connect. Transform.” As the preeminent liberal arts college in an urban setting, Trinity College prepares students to be bold, independent thinkers who lead transformative lives. Trinity is an actively engaged community of students, faculty and staff who work together to develop and sustain the intellectual and creative opportunities central to a first-class liberal arts education. Hartford, the state capital, provides many opportunities for cultural and social engagement.
The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. Trinity is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities should request, in advance, any needed accommodation in order to participate in the application process.
For all faculty positions, completion of the Ph.D. or appropriate equivalent is expected. Candidates should have a strong commitment to undergraduate and interdisciplinary teaching in a liberal arts context, and a well-articulated plan for sustained research. Trinity is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service.
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