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English Department; Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus; Avda. del Valle, 34; 28003 Madrid, Spain
A renewable twelve-month full-time position in pre-1800 English literature
Deadline for applications: 1 November 2018
Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service, invites applications for a twelve-month full-time position in its Madrid Campus English Department (Spain). We seek candidates in pre-1800 English literature, especially those who demonstrate additional expertise in Transnational Studies, Mediterranean studies, or Creative Writing. The position, to begin September 1, 2019, is for 12 months, renewable and continuing by mutual agreement.
The teaching responsibility is 6 courses (18 credits) per year and includes all levels of literature and first-year writing. Candidates should have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, a productive research agenda, and willingness to engage in advising and service to develop our small, dynamic Department and Campus programs, including the B.A. in English.
Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in pre-1800 English literature by August 15, 2019, have published in the field of the position, and demonstrate teaching and research excellence. Teaching experience in both literature and first-year writing, experience with diverse student populations, and knowledge of Spanish are helpful.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, and three letters of recommendation by November 1, 2018 to Dr. Anne Dewey, firstname.lastname@example.org. Complete applications will be acknowledged promptly. Selected applicants will be asked to provide a teaching portfolio (teaching philosophy, sample literature and first-year writing syllabi, representative summary of teaching evaluations) and 20-page writing sample by November 20. Finalists will be interviewed by Skype starting in January.
Established in 1967, the Madrid Campus of Saint Louis University educates a student body of approximately 850 students from over 65 countries. SLU-Madrid offers 14 fully accredited American undergraduate and 2 fully accredited graduate degrees that can be completed in Spain or combined with studies at the St. Louis campus.
Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (AA/EOE); it encourages applications from women and minorities.
(posted 20 September 2018)