Assistant Professor of Medieval Literature and Culture
Tenure track position, beginning September 1, 2014, for a specialist in Medieval Literature and Culture. Strong candidates will possess a background in the history of the English language, global/comparative studies, history of the book, and/or digital humanities. Please describe secondary and interdisciplinary areas of research and teaching expertise in your letter of application. The position carries a 2/2 teaching load, which includes general education courses, English major courses—both large lecture classes and discussion-based classes—and graduate seminars. UMass Boston is a lively urban research university with a large and dynamic undergraduate English major, over 100 English master’s students, an MFA program for fiction and poetry, and the most diverse student body in New England.
Minimum Requirements: Ph.D. in English or related field (candidates must have Ph.D. in hand by August 2014).
UMass Boston is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Title IX employer.
Applications must be received by November 15. Submit a cover letter, CV, letters of recommendation, and a writing sample of no more than 20 pages online. Dossiers of letters of recommendation must be emailed directly to firstname.lastname@example.org to the attention of Prof. Cheryl Nixon, Chair, Department of English.