Jobs for Medievalists

Two tenured positions in Medieval Literature

The English Department at University of Notre Dame is pleased to announce an initiative to augment its Medieval area. We invite applications for two positions at the rank of either Associate Professor or Full Professor:

(1) Anglo-Saxon Language and Literature. Advantageous areas of secondary interest for this position might be: Anglo-Latin, Old Norse or Early Scandinavian Studies, Celtic Studies, Anglo-Norman, or History of the Language.

(2) One of the following specific fields of Middle English Literature: Early Middle English, Historical Linguistics or History of the Language, Romance, Literary History, Anglo-Norman, Continental European literary relations, Jewish or Islamic literary relations, Celtic Studies, Classical Traditions, Manuscript Studies or Material Culture, Editing or Editorial Theory, Translation Theory, Poetics, Women’s Literature, Sexualities.

The University of Notre Dame, an international Catholic research university whose assets include the Medieval Institute collections, is an equal opportunity educator and employer with strong institutional and academic commitments to racial, cultural, and gender diversity. Women, minorities, and those attracted to a university with a Catholic identity are encouraged to apply. Information about Notre Dame, including our mission statement, is available at

The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search. The University is also a member of the Greater Chicago Midwest Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.

Please send a letter of interest and CV to Medieval Search Committee, Department of English, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA, or via email ( by 31 January 2012.

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