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Job Opening: Assistant Professor, University of Texas at San Antonio (11/1/2017)

University of Texas at San Antonio

The University of Texas at San Antonio Department of English seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August 2018. Required qualifications: 1) Demonstrated expertise in transatlantic, transnational, and/or postcolonial literary and cultural studies, with ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in nineteenth century British literature; 2) Ph.D. in English or related discipline by August 2018. Preferred qualifications: 1) Focus in transatlantic, global and postcolonial literature, and/or transnational studies; 2) Ability to contribute to multiple degree programs, including a Ph.D. program that offers students opportunities for advanced study and research in cross-cultural, transnational approaches to English language and literary studies, with coursework required in U.S. Latina/o literature and the theory and practice of teaching composition; 3) Strong evidence of teaching effectiveness and research potential in nineteenth century British literature, including areas such as transatlantic and diasporic literatures, colonization/decoloniality, critical race studies, and sexuality and gender studies. Teaching load before tenure is 2/2, with the expectation of strong, ongoing research productivity. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Applicants must apply at https://jobs.utsa.edu and submit online a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a writing sample not to exceed 30 pages, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation by November 1, 2017. Preliminary screening interviews will take place at the MLA convention in January.

UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. They encourage women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. Applicants who are selected for campus interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire.

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