Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service seeks candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor in medieval literature and culture in the English department, with expertise in race/ethnicity, and/or interests in diversifying the field, whiteness, and decolonizing the curriculum.
As a community of scholar-teachers, we seek candidates with the promise of research excellence as well as outstanding teaching. The English department offers an undergraduate major, a masters degree, and a doctoral program. Faculty also teach interdisciplinary courses in African American Studies and Women’s & Gender Studies. Candidates for this position should be prepared to teach enthusiastically and knowledgeably at all levels of the curriculum, including first-year writing, survey courses, and graduate seminars in race and medieval literature. Expertise in Early Modern Literature, Linguistics, Rhetoric, and/or Digital Humanities a plus. The position will begin August 2019. 2/2 course load. Competitive Salary.
Requirements: Ph.D. by May 2019.
All applications must be made online at https://jobs.slu.edu. Applicants should include the following materials 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) three letters of recommendation, 4) transcripts, and 5) a writing sample of not more than 30 pages. For additional information, contact Dr. Ruth Evans, Orthwein Professor of English and Search Committee Chair, email@example.com. Review of applications will begin November 1 and will continue until the position is filled.
Saint Louis University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847.
Saint Louis University(SLU) is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. The University has campuses in St. Louis, Mo. and Madrid, Spain. SLU values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. For nearly 200 years, the University has gone beyond teaching facts and figures, encouraging students to form ideas and identities. Today, SLU students are nearly 14,000 strong. The University has invested vast resources to advance academic programs and enhance the student experience. SLU also is a major research institution where premier researchers tackle local and global challenges. And the University's commitment to community service has earned it national acclaim and bolstered its status as a character-building college.