Siena College Job Posting: Assistant Professor of English
The English Department at Siena College is accepting
applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor
working at the intersection of literary studies and women’s,
gender, and sexuality studies. Candidates whose research focuses on
feminist and queer theory, sexual diversity and social justice,
and/or race and ethnicity are particularly encouraged to apply.
Responsibilities include a teaching load of both
introductory and advanced courses: Introduction to Literature,
Women in Literature, Sexuality in Literature, Poetry, Drama, and
other upper-level courses in the candidate’s field. Opportunities
to teach Honors seminars and to develop innovative courses will
also be available. Student advisement, mentoring, and other service
to the department and college will also be expected. For more
information about Siena College and the English Department, please
visit our website: http://www.siena.edu/english.
The position begins fall 2018, and a Ph.D. in English must be
completed prior to 9/1/18. Successful candidates must have
prior college-level teaching experience, demonstrate scholarly
achievement, and exhibit a commitment to undergraduate liberal arts
education. In keeping with the College Mission, preference will be
given to applicants who can assist in actively promoting diversity
through electives, Franciscan Concern courses, and other
activities. A background screening will be required.
For questions or further information, please contact Stephanie
White, Siena College, 515 Loudon Road, Loudonville, NY 12211, (518)
Siena College is a co-educational, independent, liberal arts
college in the Franciscan and Catholic tradition, located in a
suburban area two miles north of Albany, New York’s capital
city. Albany is also centrally located and roughly three
hours from New York City, Boston and Montreal.
Siena College is committed to attracting, supporting and
retaining a diverse faculty. We actively encourage
applications from individuals who will make a positive contribution
to the diversification of ideas and perspectives.
Siena College is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender
identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran
status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Please send letter of application, CV, article-length sample of
scholarship, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of
recommendation. One of these letters must address the
candidate’s teaching. The application deadline is December 1, 2017.
Application reviews will begin promptly thereafter.