Assistant Professor of English - The College of Saint Rose in Albany New York

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The College of Saint Rose

Albany, New York

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The English department at the College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English, in Seventeenth-Century British literature and culture to begin in the Fall 2015 semester. The position requires the teaching of specialized courses and a range of introductory-level classes.

As a member of The College of Saint Rose faculty, the applicant is expected to teach assigned courses in accordance with relevant academic policies; participate in academic advising and program assessment; engage in scholarship; and, serve the College’s communities through participation in Department, School and College-wide committees and internal and external events.


The successful candidate will have an earned Ph.D. in English by time of hire, and will be a specialist in Seventeenth-Century British literature and culture with a focus on nondramatic literature, including poetry. Candidates should have a demonstrated ability to work with and instruct a culturally diverse campus community.

Candidate reviews will begin immediately.  The search will remain open until December 1,  2014.

About The College of Saint Rose:

The College of Saint Rose is a dynamic, comprehensive college of about 4,500 students. Located in the city of Albany, the heart of New York State's Capital District, the College is a private, independent, coeducational institution, sponsored by the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet. Through a strong liberal education curriculum and progressive academic programs, Saint Rose serves traditional students and working professionals in undergraduate, graduate degree and certificate programs.

The College of Saint Rose is an award winning employer. We are a 7 time recipient of the Chronicle of Higher Education's prestigious "GREAT COLLEGES TO WORK FOR award, and have been recognized by the Capital District Business Review and the Times Union as a top workplace . Our employees enjoy a close-knit community based on the values of honesty, trust, respect, fairness, responsibility and the free exchange of ideas.

Additional Information:

Compensation includes a competitive salary range and comprehensive health and dental benefits, retirement plans through TIAA-CREF, tuition remission for dependents, and wellness programs including the use of our fitness center.

The College of Saint Rose values diversity and abides by federal, state and local law in admissions, employment and all services and programs provided. It does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion/creed, disability, age, national/ethnic origin, sexual orientation or any other condition established by law.

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Keyword Phrases

  • School of Arts and Humanities
  • Assistant Professor of English
  • small, inclusive community
  • Great Colleges to Work For awarded 6 times
  • English / Literature
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Writing Samples
Best if Apply By 12/1/2014