Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Applications should include a cover letter, vita, the names of three referees, a documented record of teaching evaluations as well as a statement of teaching philosophy. Priority will be given to applications received by Monday, April 8, 2019.
The Department of English at Washington University in St. Louis is seeking candidates for a full-time Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in Contemporary American Literature for academic year 2019-20. Duties include teaching two courses per semester, which will combine as far as possible the special interests of the candidate with the curricular needs of the department, which include a focus on ethnic fictions, especially Asian-American and Latinx. Fellows are also expected to participate fully in the intellectual and social life of the department; to contribute to lecture programs and colloquiums; and to develop and pursue a research agenda with mentoring from our departmental faculty.
The successful candidate is expected to have the Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment.
This position is eligible for all full-time postdoctoral benefits.
Base pay commensurate with experience.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.