English Department (Post-1900 American Literature)

DePaul University in Illinois

Date Posted July 22, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

English: The English Department at DePaul University invites applications for one full-time non-tenure-track position in post-1900 American literature for the 2014-2015 academic year. This is a one-year position and carries a teaching load of three courses per quarter. The successful candidate will teach a variety of courses in American literature in the Department's undergraduate Literary Studies major, as well as general education literature courses for non majors in the university's Liberal Studies Program. A secondary specialty in African American literature, world Anglophone literature, or ethnic studies is welcome. Salary is commensurate with experience. Position carries full benefits. We seek a candidate with a strong record of scholarship, demonstrated excellence in and commitment to undergraduate teaching, and a PhD in hand. The DePaul Department of English offers graduate and undergraduate degrees in literature and creative writing to more than 400 undergraduate majors and 200 graduate students in two master's programs. The successful candidate will have experience teaching undergraduate and graduate students of diverse backgrounds and sensitivity to the educational goals of an urban multicultural student population. We particularly seek candidates who mirror the diversity of the university and its surrounding community, and we encourage applications from women, people of color, and individuals from other historically under-represented groups. To apply, please electronically submit a letter of application, CV, names and email contacts for three references, and unofficial or official graduate transcripts. All application materials must be submitted online. Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue through July 24, 2014. Please apply at: https://facultyopportunities.depaul.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=51150 DePaul University is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment. We seek candidates with a commitment to undergraduate education and experience teaching students of diverse backgrounds. One of the largest private universities in the country, DePaul offers graduate and undergraduate degrees on two Chicago campuses. The Department of English particularly seeks candidates who mirror the diversity of the university and its urban setting, and we specifically solicit applications from women, people of color, and individuals from other historically underrepresented groups.

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