Tenure-track position in English, with expertise in Medieval Literature, at the rank of assistant professor. Effective August, 2014. Ph.D. required. The successful candidate will offer courses in Medieval Literature, Chaucer, Shakespeare, and literature courses at the introductory level. An ability to teach courses in Renaissance literature or Victorian literature would be an asset. He or she will also help to staff expository writing courses and General Studies 145-46 (Encounters), Whitman Colleges required first-year course. The standard annual teaching load is five courses. The College provides a generous sabbatical leave program and professional development support for both research and teaching. All applications must include the following materials: letter of application as well as separate statements addressing the candidates teaching interests and scholarly/performance agenda; curriculum vitae; three letters of reference; graduate transcripts; and teaching evaluations or other evidence of demonstrated or potential excellence in undergraduate instruction. The application should address the candidates interest in working at a liberal arts college with undergraduates, majors as well as non-majors, at all levels of instruction. In addition, because Whitman College is committed to cultivating a diverse learning community, the applicant should explain how his or her pedagogy will serve to create and sustain an inclusive learning environment.
To apply, go to https://whitmanhr.simplehire.com/, click Faculty and Assistant Professor of English (Medieval Literature). Deadline: October 7, 2013. No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. For additional information about Whitman College and the Walla Walla area, see www.whitman.edu and www.wallawalla.org.