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Job no: 492543
Work type: Faculty
Location: Gambier, OH
Assistant Professor in 20th and 21st Century Global Anglophone Poetry and PoeticsKenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in twentieth- and twenty-first century poetry and poetics with a specialization in global Anglophone poetry (effective July 1). The candidate may focus on one or more specific regions or on transnational networks or orientations. Strong candidates with expertise in multi-ethnic U.S. poetry will also be considered. We encourage applications from candidates who are also practicing poets. The teaching requirement will be 3:2 or 2:3. Ph.D. in English or Comparative Literature required by July 1, 2019. Candidates should submit a letter of interest; a curriculum vitae; three letters of recommendation (at least one of which must speak to the candidate’s teaching); an unofficial transcript; and a writing sample of up to 25 pages. The letter of interest should detail research interests and teaching experience and philosophy, including ways that issues and practices related to diversity, inclusion, and equity have been or will be included in teaching and advising. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon’s website at http://careers.kenyon.edu. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by November 1, 2018. Applications will be acknowledged by automatic response. Preliminary interviews will be held by Skype, with on-campus interviews to follow. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Kenyon welcomes diversity and encourages applications from women and minority candidates.Kenyon College is a nationally prominent, private liberal arts college where academic excellence goes hand in hand with a strong sense of community and close relationships among students and professors.
Salaries at Kenyon are competitive and are commensurate with experience. There are a number of faculty development opportunities (e.g. travel, research funds, etc.) for which appointees are eligible.
In addition to an attractive salary, Kenyon offers benefits for employees and their family members. Children of employees are eligible for 100% tuition waivers at Kenyon, and through the Great Lakes Colleges Association, children of employees are eligible for 85% tuition waivers at fifteen other of the nation's finest liberal arts colleges.
We also offer health and dental insurance, TIAA/CREF retirement, and many other benefits, including provisions for a spouse, families, and domestic partners. Details about benefits as well as conditions of employment are described more fully in our Faculty Handbook.
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Kenyon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the College's policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law.
Advertised: 24 Sep 2018 Eastern Daylight Time
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