Assistant Professor of English
The Department of English at Alma College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. We invite applicants with expertise in Postcolonial and Anglophone World literatures. An emphasis on 20th century British, Southeast Asian, African, Middle Eastern, or Diaspora writings and an interest in transnational perspectives is particularly desirable, as is an ability to contribute to other areas of the departmental curriculum; applicants with strong secondary areas of expertise are encouraged to note relevant qualifications. All candidates must have experience in and a deep commitment to the teaching of writing.
A Ph.D. is required for tenure-track appointment. Alma’s full-time teaching load is six courses per year. All applicants should demonstrate excellent teaching skills and clear commitment to ongoing scholarship. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2011, with interviews at MLA. Applicants should e-mail a letter of interest, vita, and names of three references to: Laura von Wallmenich, Chair, English Department Search Committee, Alma College, email@example.com.
Alma College is a selective, baccalaureate liberal arts college committed to academic excellence and development of responsible leaders. Alma’s undergraduates thrive on challenging academic programs in a supportive, small-college environment emphasizing active, collaborative learning and close student-faculty interaction. Alma is a private Phi Beta Kappa institution located in the center of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.
Alma College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body.
Posted: Thu, September 15th, 2011 at 11:06AM