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Assistant Professor - British Literature of the Long 18th Century (1688-1830)

Posting Information

Posting Information

Position Title Assistant Professor - British Literature of the Long 18th Century (1688-1830)
Job Posting Number 20180029FAC
Job Location San Marcos
Department English
Position Description

Tenure-track assistant professor, specialty in British literature of the long 18th century (1688-1830). Successful applicant expected to maintain active record of publication and to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in area of specialization. Teaching assignment will include core English courses, such as first-year composition and/or introductory literature surveys taught in a large lecture setting. Teaching assignments may include other courses in literature and courses within candidate’s areas of interest. Teaching assignment is 2/2 for first two years, 3/3 thereafter.

Required Qualifications

—Ph.D. in English or closely related field, with degree completed at time of appointment;
—Specialization in British literature of the long 18th century (1688-1830);
—Demonstrated teaching excellence; and
—Background and/or experience commensurate with the position of assistant professor and sufficient to teach graduate courses in British literature of the long 18th century (1688-1830).

Preferred Qualifications

—Demonstrated ability in scholarly research on literature of the long 18th century (1688-1830); and
—Ability to teach other British literature after 1830 and/or any of the following: literary and critical theory, mythology, and core courses in English (first-year composition, large introductory literature surveys).

Application Procedures

Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered (https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/20109). For full consideration, please submit the following by November 1, 2017: 1) a letter of application, 2) current curriculum vitae, and 3) contact information for three references (to follow curriculum vitae).

Proposed Start Date Fall 2018
Open Date
Review Date 11/01/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. DD 214/DD1300
  2. Veteran's Preference