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Professor, English Department

Apply now Job no: 494117
Full time/Part time: Full-time
Location: South Orange
Categories: Faculty

The English Department at Seton Hall University invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Post-World War II American Literature, with a specialization in one of the diverse literatures of the Americas, including but not limited to Latino/a/x American, Asian American, Native American, and Arab American; postcolonial. The appointment will begin with the fall 2020 semester (Aug. 15, 2020). We seek candidates with a commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The standard teaching load for tenure-track faculty who are research and service active is 9 credits per semester.
  • Course assignments will be balanced between first-year writing, university core, American Literature II, literature electives, and courses in our M.A. program.
  • Other duties will include academic advising.

Required Qualifications:

  • Candidates must have the Ph.D. in hand by the time of appointment.

Salary Grade:

  • FA01 - Faculty


  • Exempt

Physical Demands:

  • General Office Environment

Special Instructions to Applicants:

  • Candidates should submit a CV and Cover Letter.
  • Preliminary interviews will take place via Skype.
  • Invited candidates will then be asked to submit a writing sample, teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation.
  • Seton Hall University is a Catholic diocesan university.

Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action.

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