The Department of English Literature and Creative Writing in the Feinstein College of Arts and Sciences seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English Literature to teach introductory literature courses, courses in global literature in translation (preferably Asian an/or Middle Eastern literatures), other English courses (e.g. American Literature, British Literature, Critical Theory), and the literature/philosophy course in the University Core Curriculum Program (CORE 104).
Primary responsibilities include teaching at the undergraduate level, academic advising, scholarly and professional activities, and institutional service.
The Assistant Professor of English Literature, tenure track, will have a specialization in global literatures with the ability to teach other English courses as well as a literature/philosophy course in the University's Core program.
All tenure-track RWU faculty members must demonstrate effectiveness in the following four categories: 1) teaching; 2) scholarly, professional and/or creative activities; 3) academic advising and program development and 4) institutional and/or community service.
Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in English or Comparative Literature by August, 2013, experience teaching global literatures, evidence of teaching excellence, and expertise in academic advising.
For additional information regarding this position, please contact:
Professor James Tackach
Chair of the Department of English Literature and Creative Writing
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