Postdoctoral Fellow Position
Nineteenth-Century British Literature
Utah State University
The Department of English at Utah State University seeks applications for a postdoctoral teaching fellowship in the field of Nineteenth-Century British and/or Irish Literature. This fellowship will foster the career of a scholar who has earned a PhD in a relevant field (e.g. English Literature) by August 1, 2023. This is a one-year appointment for the academic year beginning in August 2023, with the possibility of renewal. For more information and to apply, please use the following link: Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in Logan, Utah | Careers at Logan Campus (icims.com).
The fellow will teach literature courses for majors at different levels of the curriculum. Course assignments will include Studies in C19 British Literature, Literary Analysis, and British Writers. Depending upon departmental needs and the fellow’s expertise and interests, assignments might also include Studies in Drama, Studies in Poetry, and/or Studies in Fiction. Course assignments will be determined by the Department Head. These courses will be offered in person on the USU Logan campus.
The successful applicant will have earned a PhD in a relevant field (e.g. English Literature) by August 1, 2023, as well as demonstrated a strong record of teaching excellence and active research. The department especially seeks applicants who bring to their academic careers the important perspectives that come from the experiences of those historically underrepresented in higher education in the United States. Accordingly, scholars from diverse racial/ethnic backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
Along with the online application, the committee requests the following:
- CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”.
- Documents below to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Documents 1-10”.
- Ten-page writing sample
- Summary of teaching evaluations
- The names and email addresses of two references. For finalists, references will be contacted and asked to submit a letter of recommendation.
- A cover letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application.
Review of applications will begin on April 17th, 2023, and continue until the position is filled.