GRINNELL COLLEGE - English Department - ONE-YEAR POSITION (START FALL 2018).
GRINNELL COLLEGE – English Department – ONE-YEAR POSITION (START FALL 2018).
GRINNELL COLLEGE. The Department of English invites applications for a one-year appointment in 20th and 21st century postcolonial literature in English, with possible renewal for a second year, beginning Fall 2018. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) or Associate Professor possible. We welcome secondary interests in the history of the novel; African, Caribbean or South Asian literatures in English; and critical theory at the intersection of race, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality.
Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with a strong tradition of social responsibility. In letters of application, candidates should discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by March 9, 2018. Please visit our application website at https://jobs.grinnell.edu to find more details about the job and submit applications online. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), teaching evaluations from at least two courses, a writing sample of no more than 30 pages, and provide email addresses for three professional references. Questions about this search should be directed to the chair of the English department, Professor Ralph Savarese at EnglishSearch@grinnell.edu or 641-269-4655.
Grinnell College is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe and nondiscriminatory educational environment for all College community members. It is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in matter of admission, employment, and housing, and in access to and participation in its education programs, services, and activities. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.
An offer for this position will be contingent on successful completion of a background check.