Human Resources (678) 839-6403 - Fax (678) 839-6425 POSITION:

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Human Resources
(678) 839-6403 - Fax (678) 839-6425
POSITION:
Assistant Professor of English
DEPARTMENT:
English
NATURE OF WORK:
Applications are invited for a tenure-track appointment in British literature of the eighteenth century at the rank
of assistant professor, beginning August 2008. The department seeks candidates who have a commitment to
teaching British literature from a dynamic, politically and culturally informed perspective rather than from the
strict confinement of periodization. A demonstrated interest in the study of empire and/or the visual culture of
the period is desirable. Teaching duties include advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in the field of
expertise and other courses in the curriculum appropriate to the candidate’s training and interests. The teaching
load is three courses per semester. UWG, a comprehensive state university within the University System of
Georgia, is located about 45 miles west of Atlanta. AA/EOE.
QUALIFICATIONS:
A Ph.D. in English, a strong commitment to teaching at all levels, and an active research agenda are required.
SALARY:
Competitive.
APPLICATION DEADLINE:
November 5, 2007
TO APPLY:
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Send letter of application, CV, 2-3 sample syllabi, and a
scholarly writing sample (20-25 pages) by Nov. 5, 2007, to Randy Hendricks, Chair, Department of English and
Philosophy, 1601 Maple Street, Carrollton, GA 30118-2200. Letter should address specifically commitment to
and methods of teaching as well as scholarly interests. Finalists for interviews at MLA convention in Chicago
will be asked to send complete dossiers by early December.
EMAIL:
Mailto:[email protected]
Conditions of Employment:
Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the
completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.
The University System of Georgia
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution
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