ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (10 MONTHS)
Assistant Professor - British Literature and Culture
Academic Affairs, Division of
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SUNY Cortland is an engaged learning community that is committed to
promoting a diversity of thought and experience. We believe that an
equitable, inclusive and diverse campus and curriculum are critical
to our educational mission. Tenure-track faculty contribute to the
College’s values of inclusive excellence through outstanding
teaching, research and/or scholarship, service to the department
and college, and by providing academic advisement and mentoring
to/for all students. Faculty are expected to maintain a routine
presence on campus to support our Campus Values of Focusing on the
Students, Integrity, and Intellectual Life and serve our Campus
Priorities of Academic Excellence, Transformational Education,
Well-being, and the Maximization of Resources.
: One of the largest departments on the SUNY
Cortland campus, the English Department is composed of
approximately forty faculty across four programs, Literature,
Professional Writing, Adolescence Education in English, and
Composition with eight of these faculty teaching in the literature
program. The department offers three majors: English, Professional
Writing, and Adolescence Education in English and serves
approximately 200 majors and minors and 20 graduate students in
addition to supporting students in other education programs. With
small class sizes, our faculty get to know our students well, with
additional opportunities to work with students outside the
classroom through research or through our department clubs.
Teach courses in English studies including introductory, advanced,
and graduate level courses as well as the Later British Literature
Maintain an active scholarly
Participate in department and college-wide
committees and other forms of service.
JOB REQUIREMENTS :
Demonstrate a commitment to equity, inclusion, and social
Demonstrate a passion for teaching and mentoring students from
diverse backgrounds and with differing skill levels.
Functional and Supervisory Relationships
- Works under the direct supervision of the department
- Works closely with the department chair and faculty and staff
within the department.
- Additional working relationships with faculty and staff in
other college departments.
Required Qualifications: Ph. D. by time of
appointment with specialization in British Literature and Culture,
Record of teaching excellence
Evidence of scholarly potential
Expertise in transnational approaches is preferred. Additional
interest in race, the environment, or visual and material culture
The State University of New York College at Cortland is an
Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with
Disabilities Act (AA/ EEO / ADA ) employer. The University actively
seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a
disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would
enrich the diversity of the University.
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Special Instructions to Applicant
To apply, please attach the following:
1) Cover letter (letter of application), that should include
statements of teaching and research interests,
2) Curriculum vitae,
3) Contact information (including address, phone and email) for at
least three professional references.
4) For the required document type that is labeled, “Other – See
Special Instructions,” please attach a two-page dissertation
description or précis.
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include the degree program.
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- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae or Resume
- Professional References Contact Info. ONLY (minimum of 3)
- Other - See Special Instructions to Applicants