Visiting Assistant Professor of English and Media Studies - 1-year

The College of Wooster seeks a one-year joint position in the Departments of English and Communication. Expertise in transnational American literary and cultural studies, with specialty in global media—digital, cinematic, and/or journalistic. We welcome engagement with issues of race and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, or environmental studies. Must be qualified to teach writing at all levels and courses in textual and cultural interpretation. The 3/3 course load includes introductory through advanced offerings within the departments; one course credit may be devoted to advising five theses in the College's signature Senior Independent Study program. Ph.D. required.

The College of Wooster enrolls a diverse student body (20% domestic students of color and 11% international students); applicants should have experience with diverse student populations. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of unofficial graduate transcripts. teaching statement, research statement, writing sample of 25 pages or less, diversity statement, and three reference letters through Interfolio by February 12, 2018. The diversity statement should detail how the applicant has engaged and/or expects to engage with issues of diversity in the classroom and the curriculum, as well as on campus and in the broader community. Interfolio accounts are free to applicants – simply press "apply".

Questions should be address to the Search Chair:
Nancy Grace, Department of English
The College of Wooster
1189 Beall Avenue
Wooster, OH 44691

Apply at: http://apply.interfolio.com/47989

Posted 1/4/18

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