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Visiting Assistant Professor of English – One Year Appointment

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please submit your cover letter addressed to Professor Christopher D’Addario, Search Committee Chair, curriculum vitae, and writing sample. In addition, applicants should submit the names and email addresses of three professional references. At least one letter should be able to speak to the candidate’s teaching effectiveness. For full consideration, applications should be received by Nov. 6, 2017. Inquiries can be addressed to Professor D’Addario at cdaddari@gettysburg.edu Gettysburg College is a highly selective liberal arts college located within 90 minutes of the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area. Established in 1832, the College has a rich history and is situated on a 220-acre campus with an enrollment of approximately 2,600 students. Gettysburg College celebrates diversity and welcomes applications from members of any group that has been historically underrepresented in the American academy.

Posting Details

Position Information

Department English
Job Title Visiting Assistant Professor of English – One Year Appointment
Job Type One year full-time position
Is Tenure Track No
Job Summary

The Department of English at Gettysburg College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in post-1900 global Anglophone literature, with specialization in the literature of Africa, South Asia, and/or the Caribbean, beginning August 2018. The six-course teaching load includes courses in the candidate’s specialty as well as first-year writing.

Qualifications

A Ph.D. in English or comparable field by time of appointment is required. The successful candidate will have a strong research agenda, be committed to the teaching of undergraduates, and contribute to the diversity of our curriculum and/or community.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please submit your cover letter addressed to Professor Christopher D’Addario, Search Committee Chair, curriculum vitae, and writing sample. In addition, applicants should submit the names and email addresses of three professional references. At least one letter should be able to speak to the candidate’s teaching effectiveness.

For full consideration, applications should be received by Nov. 6, 2017. Inquiries can be addressed to Professor D’Addario at cdaddari@gettysburg.edu

Gettysburg College is a highly selective liberal arts college located within 90 minutes of the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area. Established in 1832, the College has a rich history and is situated on a 220-acre campus with an enrollment of approximately 2,600 students. Gettysburg College celebrates diversity and welcomes applications from members of any group that has been historically underrepresented in the American academy.

EEO Statement

Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.

Posting Number 20100097F

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Candidate Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Writing Sample #1
Optional Documents