Assistant Professor, Global Anglophone / Postcolonial Literature - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama


United States
(0809144)

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Detailed Job Description

Establish and maintain an active scholarly research agenda, teach both graduate seminars and lower to upper-division undergraduate courses, and provide appropriate service to the Department, University community, and professional organizations.


The Department of English at the University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Global Anglophone / Postcolonial literature. The successful applicant will be expected to establish and maintain an active scholarly research agenda, to teach both graduate seminars and lower to upper-division undergraduate courses, and to provide appropriate service to the Department, University community, and professional organizations.
Requirements: A Ph.D. in English, Comparative literature, or closely related discipline with demonstrated expertise in global Anglophone / postcolonial literature by the time of appointment, August 16, 2015; evidence of effective teaching; publications and/or presentations in area of specialization.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates for this position must visit the University of Alabama website at http://facultyjobs.ua.edu to initiate an application and upload various materials. The online application will include the following documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Research Activities Statement (including dissertation abstract), Writing Sample of no more than 25 pages. Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to the chair of the search committee, Professor Albert Pionke, Dept. of English, Box 870244, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0244. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. Prior to hiring, the final candidate will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation.



Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter