Wednesday, November 2, 2011


Tenure Track Job in British Children's Literature and
British Literature at University of Connecticut

Assistant Professor of British Children's Literature and British
Literature post 1890.

The English Department at the University of Connecticut, Storrs
campus, invites applications for a FT (9-mo.) tenure-track faculty
position at the level of Assistant Professor, with a specialty in
both British Children's Literature and British Literature post 1890,
to start fall 2012.

Minimum Qualifications: Completed Ph.D. in English or related field
by 8/23/12; expertise in some combination of British Children's
Literature and British Literature post 1890; record of, or strong
potential for, distinguished scholarship and effective teaching
and mentoring at the graduate/undergraduate levels; evidence of
engagement in institutional and/or professional service.

Preferred Qualifications: expertise/experience in: digital
humanities, post-colonial studies, and/or LGBT studies; one or more
publications in national/international journals; ability to
contribute through research, teaching, and/or public engagement
to diversity and excellence of the learning experience.
Equivalent foreign degrees acceptable.

Selected candidate will teach upper-division and graduate classes
in these and related fields and occasionally survey/general
education courses.

Appointment is at Storrs campus with possibility of work at
regional campuses.

Salary competitive based on qualifications.

Please visit us at and

Apply to Husky Hire at, by uploading cover letter,
CV, evidence of teaching experience, and 15-25 page writing sample
online. Five (5) letters of recommendation should be sent to:
Wayne Franklin, Head, Department of English, B/CL Search,
215 Glenbrook Road, Unit 4025, University of Connecticut,
Storrs, CT, 06269-4025.

Applicant screening will begin immediately and continue until
position is filled. Preliminary interviews at MLA.

The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

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