Visiting Assistant Professor (Global Anglophone/Postcolonial Literatures), 2015-2016

The Department of English invites applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning in Fall 2015, for a one-year appointment in Global Anglophone/ Postcolonial Literatures. Possible specializations include urban, environmental, gender, queer, migration, transnational, diaspora or translation studies. The teaching load includes introductory courses required for the major, which all members of the department teach, and courses in postcolonial and Anglophone literatures. ABD required, Ph.D preferred by August 2015.

Please submit, via Interfolio, a curriculum vitae, a letter of application, a sample syllabus, a 20-page writing sample, and three recent letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin on February 16, 2015, and continue until the position is filled.

Connecticut College is a private, highly selective institution with a demonstrated commitment to outstanding faculty teaching and research. Recognizing that intellectual vitality and diversity are inseparable, the College has embarked on a significantly successful initiative to diversify its faculty, student body and curriculum. The College seeks creative scholars excited about working in a liberal arts setting, with its strong focus on engaged teaching, participation in shared governance, and active involvement in an institution-wide advancement of diversity.

The full-time visiting faculty teaching load is three courses per semester. We value the contributions visitors bring to our community and encourage their active engagement with their departments and all aspects of campus life during the course of their appointment. Visiting faculty in their first year are participating members of the faculty and their presence is welcome at all faculty meetings.

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