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Assistant Professor of English

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Position Title Assistant Professor of English
Job Description Summary

Barnard College seeks an entry-level Assistant Professor specializing in nineteenth-century poetry and prose. We expect that candidates will have the PhD. in hand by the time of employment. The appointment is to begin on 1 July 2018.

Research and teaching interests in all areas of the field will be considered but we are especially interested in candidates who specialize in transatlantic studies; literature in the context of Britain’s global empire; writing by women; sexuality and gender; the physical culture of texts and related issues of reception; children’s and young adult literature; emerging trends in poetry, prose, and fiction; law and literature; literature and the history of science; nineteenth-century poetics including prosody and voicing; and other interdisciplinary scholarly and critical approaches that engage discourses of gender, race, and class. The strongest candidates will be prepared to teach the Junior Colloquium in the Enlightenment.

Please submit application, CV and cover letter by October 15, 2017 to:

Type of Position Faculty
Department English
Full or Part Time Full Time
Position End Date (if temporary)
Posting Number 2017 -00045- F

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Please see job description summary above

Required Qualification Summary

Candidates are expected to have the PhD. in hand by the time of employment – 1 July 2018.

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Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Barnard does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

Open Date 09/01/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Additional Information

CV and cover letter should be submitted by October 15, 2017 to receive full consideration.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Writing Sample
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