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Assistant Professor of American Literature before 1900

Company: NC State University
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Assistant Professor of American Literature before 1900Please see Special Instructions for more details. Applicants should include a letter of application (cover letter), a curriculum vitae or resume, contact information for references, and a writing sample not to exceed 25 pages. Three letters of recommendation will be requested from those candidates who advance beyond the initial review. Posting Information Posting Number PG192776EP Internal Recruitment No Working Title Assistant Professor of American Literature before 1900 Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with experience and credentials Work Schedule Varies according to need Job Location Department About the Department The largest among 10 departments in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, English offers a range of undergraduate majors and concentrations, minors, three masters programs (MA, MFA , and MSTC ), as well as one joint PhD in Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media ( CRDM ). We also offer many courses of interest to the University community as a whole, and we work with other units across campus - such as World Languages and Cultures, Africana Studies, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Communication, and the College of Education - to furnish multidisciplinary opportunities for NC State students. Located in the Research Triangle Area in Raleigh, North Carolina, the English department consists of a large, diverse faculty, staff, and student body that prepares graduates for a variety of careers. We are especially interested in scholars with teaching experience and expertise in American Romanticism and Realism, and scholars with a secondary interest in Black Studies, Indigenous Studies, Hemispheric studies, transnational and transatlantic America, studies of a global early America (within and beyond the US). Scholars who can advance our goals of increasing transnational and global course offerings and courses that are informed by the history of race and ethnicity in the Americas are of particular interest, as are candidates who can further NC State University's strategic goal (https://strategicplan.ncsu.edu/current-plan/wolfpack-2030-powering-the-extraordinary/ ). NC State promotes an integrated approach to problem solving that transforms lives and provides leadership for social, economic, and technological development across North Carolina and around the world. NC State's land grant mission of teaching, research and service is dedicated to the service of North Carolina and its people. Applicants are encouraged to review the institution's mission, vision and strategic plan,and consider how their background, interest and experience would enable them to support the university.

The new hire will teach in our BA Program in Literature, which includes period courses, major author courses, genre courses, diversity courses, global knowledge courses, interdisciplinary courses, as well as capstone courses for seniors. The new hire will also teach within the MA degree program, including the MA concentration in Literature, and may be involved in the multi-departmental PhD in Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media ( CRDM ).

The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a robust research agenda and participate in Department service as needed and appropriate.

More information about the literature program can be found at the English Department website (https://english.chass.ncsu.edu/) Other Responsibilities Other duties as assigned. Qualifications Minimum Education and Experience

  • Ph.D. in English or equivalent degree in a related field (e.g., comparative literature, American Studies, African American Studies).
  • A focus on American Romanticism/Realism, Black Studies, race or ethnicity, transnationalism, or hemispheric America is particularly welcome.
  • Applicant must demonstrate evidence of teaching excellence, strong research and publication skills, and future research productivity. Other Required Qualifications
    • The candidate should have a publication record in American literature, with the potential for future growth.
    • Strong commitment to excellence in teaching is expected, as is a willingness to build and support the literature program at NC State. Preferred Qualifications
      • The candidate should have teaching experience at the university level, preferably in American Literature to 1900, and demonstrated evidence of teaching excellence. Required License(s) or Certification(s) N/A Valid NC Driver's License required No Commercial Driver's License required No Recruitment Dates and Special Instructions Job Open Date 08/01/2023 Anticipated Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants Applicants should include a letter of application (cover letter), a curriculum vitae or resume, contact information for references, and a writing sample not to exceed 25 pages. Three letters of recommendation will be requested from those candidates who advance beyond the initial review. Position Number 00061722 Position Type Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week) 1.00 Appointment 9 Month Recurring Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather Non Mandatory - Adverse Weather Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events Non Mandatory - Emergency Event Department ID AA/EEO NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process are welcome to contact 919-515-3148 to speak with a representative at the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity.

        If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or workatncstate@ncsu.edu .

        Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

        NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
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          • If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.(Open Ended Question) Required Documents
          • Cover Letter
          • Curriculum Vitae
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          • Short Writing Sample Optional Documents NC STATE UNIVERSITY
            RALEIGH, NC 27695
            PHONE: (919) 515-2011

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