Assistant Professor: The Global Nineteenth Century, Department of English, University of Washington
The English Department of the University of Washington is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor whose primary research and teaching expertise include 19th-Century British and/or British Empire Fiction. Preference given to candidates working in one of the following areas: comparative colonialisms, slavery, gender/sexuality, popular culture, law, performance and visual studies, trans-Atlantic and trans-Pacific studies, religion/secularization. Applicants should have PhD degree by the start of appointment. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. As a public institution, the University of Washington seeks candidates committed to working with diverse student and community populations; applicants are encouraged to describe in their applications how their scholarship and teaching contributes to diverse communities. Please submit application materials including a letter of application, c.v., dossier, dissertation abstract, teaching portfolio, and writing sample to the MLA Interfolio ByCommittee Job Application Web site. Contact information: Gary Handwerk, Chair, Department of English, University of Washington, Padelford Hall A101, Box 354330, Seattle, WA, 98195. Priority will be given to applications received by November 16, 2012.
The University of Washington is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans.