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A full-time, non-tenure track, renewable Assistant Professor
Franciscan University of Steubenville (FUS) English department
Deadline for applications: 28 November 2016

The Franciscan University of Steubenville (FUS) English department invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track, renewable Assistant Professor position, beginning August 2017, at the University’s Gaming, Austria campus. Area of specialization is open. Teaching load is 3 courses (9 hours) per semester, with primary teaching responsibility for sections of each of the University’s two core literature courses, “Epic & the Person” and “Lyric & Dramatic Voices,” supplemented by English electives and/or Honors seminars.

An appropriate Ph.D. is required at time of employment. ABD candidates will be considered. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in undergraduate teaching, have an active scholarly agenda, and support the Mission of the university (available at ). He or she must be willing to contribute to extra-curricular activities with students, especially excursions. Possession of a valid passport required. An Austrian work visa will be provided through the University, as will housing and health insurance for the successful candidate and her or his dependents.

To apply, please submit the following electronically to Dr. Stephen E. Lewis, Chair, via Ms. B. J. Brehm, Academic Affairs, at :

  • a letter of application
  • a CV
  • a teaching portfolio containing evidence of undergraduate teaching effectiveness (including teaching evaluations and a statement of teaching philosophy)
  • a personal statement responding to FUS’s Mission
  • a writing sample
  • three letters of reference.

Review of completed applications will begin November 28, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.

FUS is an academically excellent and passionately Catholic university in the Franciscan tradition. We seek candidates who understand and will significantly contribute to the university’s mission and goals. For additional information, please visit

(posted 14 October 2016)

Department of English Literature, School of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Assistant Professor in English Literature and Culture, 15th-18th century

Tenure-track position open in the Department of English Literature, School of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Job Description: the person who will occupy the position will be called upon to teach courses on various aspects of English Literature and Culture from the late medieval period, through the Renaissance, to the mid-18th century. Although the research interests of the prospective candidates may be concentrated in any area of this chronological spectrum, primary consideration will be given to the one who can evidently cover a wide range of topics/authors in teaching and research. Citizens of member states of the European Union outside Greece must provide proof of knowledge of the Greek language at the level of G1.

The official declaration of the opening (specifying deadlines and required supporting documents) will be published in the Greek press during the first half of September and will be posted at Interested individuals may visit the English School’s website to acquaint themselves with the Department of English Literature. Further enquiries may be addressed to Dr Tina Krontiris at and Dr Katerina Kitsi at

(posted 30 July 2016)