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UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON
DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH
American Literature Before 1900
Associate or Full Professor
The Department of English at the University of Houston invites applications for a tenured Associate or Full Professor position in American literature before 1900. Possible areas of interest include but are not limited to Environmental Studies, Religious Studies, and Rhetoric. The successful candidate must have a strong record of scholarly research and publication, and a demonstrated strength in teaching pre-national, national, and 19th century literature at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. The Department of English is a large, dynamic department offering the M.A. and Ph.D. in English and American Literature; the M.F.A and Ph.D. in Literature and Creative Writing; a doctoral concentration in Rhetoric, Composition, and Pedagogy; and graduate certificates in Empire Studies and in Translation Studies. In addition to the Department's strengths, the University of Houston's College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences offers programs in African American Studies, Mexican American Studies, and American Cultures, and it houses the Center for the Americas.
The University of Houston is the premier tier-one public doctoral institution in the nation's fourth largest city, and has one of the most diverse student bodies among research-one universities. Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae and dossier, including three letters of reference, evidence of effective teaching, and a writing sample of no more than twenty (20) pages to Professor Wyman H. Herendeen, Chair, Department of English, University of Houston, Houston Texas 77204-3013. Review of applications will begin on 1 November 2013, and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Houston is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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