Employment: Assistant Professor, Early Modern British Literatures and Cultures, Illinois State University

Review of applications begins 1st November

Assistant Professor, Early Modern British Literatures and Cultures,
Illinois State University.

The Department of English at Illinois State University invites applications for a nine month tenure-track Assistant Professor with an active research agenda in Early Modern British Literatures and Cultures. Preferred candidates will have a record of, or demonstrated potential for, distinguished scholarship and a commitment to excellence in teaching. We particularly encourage applications by scholars working in global approaches to the period, broadly defined, or in bibliography and archival methods, with interest in and experience building digital and multimodal projects. The selected candidate will join an internationally recognized English Studies faculty and participate in delivering a range of literature and culture courses. PhD required by time of appointment. 2/3 teaching load; salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To ensure full consideration, please complete and submit electronically the standard Illinois State University job application and Voluntary Information form:www.jobs.ilstu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=64364

Additionally, please send electronically via Interfolio’s ByCommittee–https://apply.interfolio.com/23028–a letter of application, C.V., and writing sample to the attention of Christopher C. De Santis, Chair, Department of English, Illinois State University. Also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be uploaded to ByCommittee by the recommenders.

Application materials provided by individuals selected for interviews will be available for review by all tenured and tenure-track faculty in the Department of English.

Review of applications will begin November 1 and continue until position is filled. The successful applicant must be legally authorized to work in the United States by August 15, 2014. The appointment begins August 16, 2014.

The ISU English Department emphasizes an English Studies model in its undergraduate, MA, and PhD programs, and includes scholars in the fields of Children’s Literature, Composition, Creative Writing, English Education, Linguistics, Literary and Cultural Studies, Publishing Studies, Rhetoric, TESOL, and Technical Communication. Our Department faculty and graduate students are a community of diverse scholars who value collaborative and interdisciplinary work. For additional information about ISU and our Department, please consult english.illinoisstate.edu.

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