Job Posting: tenure-track Assistant Professor of English
University of South Dakota
Department of English
Specialization in nineteenth-century British literature
Anticipated date of appointment: August 22, 2015
The University of South Dakota invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English with specialization in nineteenth-century British literature. Additional teaching interest in eighteenth-century British literature is desirable. Teaching responsibilities focus on courses in nineteenth-century British literature, and may include general education literature and writing courses. Excellence in teaching is expected, both in the classroom and in mentoring students outside the classroom. The English Department is interested in developing its engagement with digital humanities, material culture, and theories of gender.
Housed in the College of Arts and Sciences, USD's English Department offers BA/BS, MA, and PhD degrees. USD is the state's flagship liberal arts university.
PhD in English (or equivalent) and teaching experience are required; publications and presentations are desirable. An ongoing research agenda is assumed. Anticipated date of appointment is August 22, 2015. Salary is commensurate with credentials and experience. To apply, submit CV, application letter, graduate transcript and at least three letters of reference via https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu.
Additional materials may be submitted to: Darlene Farabee, Chair, English Department, University of South Dakota, 414 East Clark Street, Vermillion SD 57069-2390.
Screening begins December 6, 2014 and continues until a suitable candidate is hired.
The University of South Dakota is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff and students.