Jobs for Medievalists

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 introductory literature. He or she will also help to staff expository writing courses and Encounters, Whitman College’s first-year shared-experience 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 candidate’s 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. In their application, candidates should address their 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, applicants should explain how their pedagogy will serve to create and sustain an inclusive learning environment.

To apply, go to, click “Faculty” and “Assistant Professor of English (Medieval Literature)”. Deadline: September 25, 2013. No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran’s 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 and

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