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Assistant Professor of English (Medieval and Early Modern Literature)

Employer
Christian Brothers University
Location
Tennessee, United States
Salary
Not specified
Posted date
Dec 19, 2017

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, English & Literature
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Description:

Assistant Professor of English (Medieval and Early Modern Literature) - Tenure Track

Department: Literature and Languages

Reports To: Chair, Department of Literature and Languages

Start Date: August 2018

Application Deadline: The position will remain open until filled. Review of applications will begin on January 12, 2018.

The Department of Literature and Languages at Christian Brothers University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of English. We seek a candidate who specializes in Medieval and Early Modern literature. Our faculty particularly welcomes candidates who practice the Digital Humanities and have experience designing and teaching courses that introduce undergraduate students to this field. The faculty member will be asked to contribute broadly to the department, especially through the teaching of upper-division courses in medieval and early modern literature and lower-division literature surveys, as well as composition courses.

The Department of Literature and Languages is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates.

Christian Brothers University is a Roman Catholic university with a reputation for excellent teaching in the tradition of the De la Salle Christian Brothers.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

The Assistant Professor of English shall be expected to:

  • Teach 12 hours per semester (a 4/4 teaching load)
  • Teach general education courses in composition (ENG 111: English Composition I and ENG 112: English Composition II)
  • Teach General Education courses in literature (ENG 221: British Literature Survey I and our Introduction to Literature sequence)
  • Develop and teach courses for the majors in English studies
  • Serve as an academic advisor for students

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain active creative and/or research agenda
  • If qualified, teach online courses
  • Participate on university committees
  • Engage in continuing professional development


Requirements:

Job Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in English, Comparative Literature, or related subject
  • Undergraduate teaching experience required
  • To be considered for the appointment of Assistant Professor, the candidate must have Ph.D. in hand by August 16, 2018.


Additional Information:

Christian Brothers University:

CBU is a private, Catholic, comprehensive university committed to preparing students of all faiths and backgrounds to excel in their professional and public lives by providing challenging educational opportunities in the arts, business, engineering, the sciences, and teacher education.

Christian Brothers University offers equal employment opportunity to all applicants for employment, regardless of sex, age, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national and ethnic origin or disability.


Application Instructions:

To Apply:

Submit a letter of application, CV with telephone numbers/email addresses of three references, statement of teaching philosophy, 15 page writing sample, evidence of teaching excellence, graduate transcripts, and three confidential letters of recommendation (Interfolio users can put Interfolio-generated email addresses for references in application form). First round interviews will be conducted via Skype. Christian Brothers University offers equal employment opportunity to all applicants for employment, regardless of sex, age, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national and ethnic origin or disability. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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