English, Associate/Assistant Professor, Early Modern Literature, Tenure Track

first_imgFLSA StatusExempt Open Date11/24/2020 Job Number85TBD CampusRogers Park-Lake Shore Campus Physical DemandsNone Close Date Position Details Applicant DocumentsRequired DocumentsCover Letter/Letter of ApplicationCurriculum VitaeTeaching StatementWriting SampleOther DocumentOptional Documents Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Organizational LocationPROVOST Position End Date This position is an endowed mid-level professorship designed for anadvanced assistant professor or associate professor with strongcredentials, including a record of excellence in research,teaching, and student mentorship. The successful candidate willhave a PhD in English and will clearly demonstrate considerableexpertise in 17th-Century British non-dramatic literature andculture. Priority will be given to applicants with a publishedmonograph or its scholarly equivalent. Areas of special interest tothe department include pre-modern critical race studies, gender,textual studies, digital humanities, book history, and materialculture. Candidates should be willing to support the mission of LUCand the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education. Posting Details Position Number Duties and Responsibilities Job CategoryUniversity Faculty Working ConditionsNone Open Until FilledYescenter_img Department NameENGLISH Loyola University Chicago ( LUC ), College of Arts and Sciences,Department of English invites applications for a full-time positionat the rank of Advanced Assistant Professor or Associate Professorin 17th-Century British non-dramatic literature and culture. TheSurtz Professorship is a five-year appointment. When the term ends,the faculty member will hold a regular appointment in thedepartment. The Surtz Professor receives a research-intensiveteaching load and a generous research stipend. Proud of its strongresearch record, the department serves over 200 undergraduatemajors and minors and offers the MA and PhD degrees. For additionalinformation about the department, please visithttp://www.luc.edu/english/index.shtml.This search is part of a University-wide, multiyear hiringinitiative designed to hire outstanding researchers and teacherswho are reflective of our diverse student body and committed tointerdisciplinarity (i.e., working with colleagues across differentsubfields and disciplines). Of special interest are candidates whocan further the University’s efforts to foster diversity, equity,and inclusion. International scholars are welcome to apply.Teaching responsibilities include a range of courses in 16th- and17th-Century British Literature at the undergraduate and graduatelevels. Work with graduate students will include serving on examand dissertation committees. The successful candidate will beexpected to pursue a strong program of scholarship, and to engagein service at the department level or above. The Surtz Professorhas primary responsibility for organizing the annual Edward L.Surtz, SJ Lecture in the Humanities. Qualifications Candidates should submit to www.careers.luc.edu (1) a cover letter;(2) a current Curriculum Vitae; (3) a writing sample; (4) astatement on teaching experience; and (5) a statement addressingpast or potential contributions to mentoring a diverse student bodythrough research, teaching and other channels and engaging adiverse community through scholarship and service. Applicantsshould also arrange for three recommendations from individualsprepared to speak to their professional qualifications for thisposition to be submitted electronically to the above website(letter writers will receive an electronic prompt from LUC ).Review of applications will begin on December 21 and continue untilthe position is filled.LUC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with astrong commitment to our mission of social justice andtransformative education. The University believes that broaddiversity is critical to achieving its mission. Therefore, inholistically assessing the many qualifications of each applicant,we would factor favorably an individual’s record that includesexperience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a widevariety of different educational, research or other workactivities. Among other qualifications, we would also factorfavorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriersto an academic career or degrees.As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seekcandidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver atransformative education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn moreabout LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website atwww.luc.edu/mission. For information about the university’s focuson transformative education, they should consult our website atwww.luc.edu/transformativeed. Special Instructions to Applicants Minimum Education and/or Work Experience Position TitleEnglish, Associate/Assistant Professor, Early ModernLiterature, Tenure Track Number of Vacancies1 Is this split and/or fully grant funded?No Job TitleEnglish, Associate/Assistant Professor, Early ModernLiterature, Tenure Track Job TypeFull-Time Desired Start Date08/09/2021 Quick Link for Postinghttps://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/14605 This position is an endowed mid-level professorship designed for anadvanced assistant professor or associate professor with strongcredentials, including a record of excellence in research,teaching, and student mentorship. The successful candidate willhave a PhD in English and will clearly demonstrate considerableexpertise in 17th-Century British non-dramatic literature andculture. Priority will be given to applicants with a publishedmonograph or its scholarly equivalent. Areas of special interest tothe department include pre-modern critical race studies, gender,textual studies, digital humanities, book history, and materialculture. Candidates should be willing to support the mission of LUCand the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education. Location CodeENGLISH (02103A)last_img

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