Jobs for Medievalists

Assistant Professor of Medieval Literature and Culture

Job Description:
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).

Additional Information:
UMass Boston is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Title IX employer.

Application Instructions:
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 to the attention of Prof. Cheryl Nixon, Chair, Department of English.

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