Assistant Professor of English at Sewanee, The University of the South


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Assistant Professor of English

The Department of English at Sewanee: The University of the South invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Modern and Contemporary American literature with research and teaching interests in ecocriticism and literature of the environment, beginning August 2020. The instructional load will be 5 courses per year, and the candidate will be expected to teach our introductory Literature and Composition course (which always includes a play by Shakespeare), as well as upper-level courses that can serve the English major and the Arts and Humanities major in Environmental Studies. Situated on 13,000 acres of forest on Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau, Sewanee has a lively Environmental Studies program, in addition to a long history of literary excellence. We are seeking candidates with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and who are engaged in serious scholarship. A Ph.D. is required at time of appointment.

Deadline for applications is November 15, 2019.

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