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Associate Professor of 18th-Century British Literature

FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Queens College is an urban school with a faculty and student body that reflects the diversity of New York City. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. With a commitment to an increasingly global society, Queens College offers a rigorous education in the liberal arts and sciences under the guidance of a faculty dedicated to both teaching and research. The College?s liberal arts, science, and pre-professional programs have earned it high rankings in college guides such as ?The Princeton Review America?s Best Value Colleges;? the College?s graduates have won prominence in nearly every field.
The Queens College English Department teaches a wide range of undergraduate courses to over four thousand students, including five hundred and fifty English majors. Its MA program serves over two hundred MS Ed and literature students, and its MFA program in Creative Writing and Translation attracts a select group of students from across the US. The forty-five full-time faculty teach and publish in both traditional and emerging areas within the profession; recent hires include specialists in composition studies, nineteenth-century American, Asian American, African American, Caribbean, Victorian, Science Fiction, transnational, and Children?s literature. Eight English Department faculty also teach in the consortial PhD program in English at the CUNY Graduate Center, more than from any other CUNY college.
In support of the campus mission, strategic plans and values the English Department seeks to fill one tenure-track Associate Professor Vacancy in Eighteenth-Century British Literature in a Global Context beginning Fall 2019. Preference will be given to candidates who can also teach Romantic Literature, Global Arabic Literature, and Global Early Modernism. The teaching load is 18 credits per year. The selected candidate will teach required courses in the English Major as well as undergraduate and graduate courses in Eighteenth-Century British Literature and is also expected to participate in research and perform advising duties in the English department. The selected candidate will also share departmental committee responsibilities and take on other administrative duties if needed.
QUALIFICATIONS
Ph.D. degree in 18th-Century British Literature. Preference will be given to candidates who can also teach Romantic Literature, Global Arabic Literature, and Global Early Modernism. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.
COMPENSATION
CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.
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CLOSING DATE
December 18, 2018
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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
Job Title: Associate Professor of 18th-Century British Literature
Job ID: 19571
Location: Queens College
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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