American Literature - Assistant Professor, Tenure Track
Bard College’s Division of Languages & Literature invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant professor of English, preferably specializing in American literature, and with additional competence in American Studies, to begin fall 2014. We are looking for an exceptional scholar and teacher who focuses on American literature, preferably of the nineteenth century, but who possesses sufficient breadth to teach all three courses in our American literature sequence (from the seventeenth-century through and beyond the twentieth-century).
The candidate should demonstrate facility in multiple literary and cultural genres; areas of expertise could include, but are not limited to: the novel, poetry and poetics, literature in its political and philosophical contexts, Native American studies, and transatlantic studies. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the general education curriculum at Bard. Candidate must hold a Ph.D. or be nearing its completion this year.
Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, a 20-page writing sample and three letters of recommendation to: https://secure.interfolio.com/apply/21943 by November 15, 2013. Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity.