Position Announcement: Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor Position in Early Modern British Literature
The Department of English at the University of Oregon invites scholars of Early Modern British Literature to apply for the position of assistant professor to begin in Fall 2017. Competitive applicants will demonstrate potential for outstanding research and teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. We welcome applications from scholars who are from populations historically underrepresented in the academy and/or who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds. Salary is competitive.
Minimum Requirements: Ph.D. in English or related field in hand by time of appointment.
We are a diverse department with faculty in traditional British, American, and Anglophone literary studies, as well as in environmental literary studies, race and ethnic studies, queer and gender studies, cultural studies, rhetoric, disability studies, folklore, digital humanities, and film and media studies.
Located 110 miles south of Portland, the University of Oregon has an enrollment of 20,000. The Eugene metro area (pop. 215,000) is in a region noted for its dynamic quality of life and progressive cultural environment. We are about an hour's drive from the Pacific coast and the Cascade Mountains. The University is an AAU research institution and a member of the Pac-12 conference.
Candidates are asked to apply on line at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8138 by submitting an application letter, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample of approximately 20 pages, and contact information for three referees by November 7, 2016. Please do not have letters of recommendation sent to Academic Jobs Online; we will request letters of recommendation at a later date. If you are unable to use this online resource, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange alternate means of submitting application materials. Application materials received after November 7, 2016 will not be considered. Videoconference interviews will be conducted in December.