Assistant Professor of Global Medieval Literatures
Position Number: F131
Position Summary: The English Department's innovative program is committed to collaborative learning and self-reflection. Our flexible and interdisciplinary curriculum encourages faculty to design original courses and students to approach literature from multiple critical and cultural perspectives. We aspire to produce students who are critical thinkers and ethical citizens of the world. To learn more about our department visit: https://www.geneseo.edu/english
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We are seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in global medieval literatures beginning August 2020. Given Geneseo's mission to embrace diversity and pluralism and to encourage global awareness and engagement, we welcome applicants who will challenge and complicate student assumptions about the Middle Ages. The successful candidate will enable the English Department to offer courses in medieval literatures that incorporate global perspectives, will contribute to Geneseo's interdisciplinary Medieval Studies minor, and will expand the humanities general education requirement.
The department consists of eighteen full-time faculty who teach courses in literature, creative writing, comparative literature, and film studies, as well as staffing courses in American Studies, Women's and Gender Studies, and Black Studies. English faculty typically teach 4-credit courses, alternating each year between a 2-2 and a 2-3 load.
Duties of the position include:
Teach undergraduate courses in English literature and in the general education program.
Conduct program of scholarly research in area of expertise.
Provide academic advisement.
Contribute to department through committee service.
Contribute service to the discipline and university.
Our priority is teaching excellence. We seek someone with a strong commitment to teaching in a liberal arts setting and who is prepared to teach both introductory courses and advanced courses in their area of expertise. A commitment to working effectively with students from diverse backgrounds is essential. Among the goals of the search is increasing the diversity of the faculty in the Department of English, and we therefore welcome applicants who are from groups that are historically underrepresented at the College.
Required Qualifications PhD in English literature or related field conferred by August 2020. Primary expertise in medieval literatures, with potential to establish a record of significant scholarly contributions to the field. Demonstrated commitment to global perspectives in and approaches to medieval studies. Demonstrated potential for teaching excellence in literature at the undergraduate level. Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive working / teaching environment.
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